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10 tips to keep the children healthy this summer holiday

Category: Science Blog August 12, 2014

Summer is officially here, so we’ve put together a few suggestions for how you can keep children healthy this summer holiday.

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The science of healthy habits

Category: Science Blog February 14, 2013

We all know the old ‘maxim prevention is better than cure’, and this is certainly true of cancer. More than 300,000 of us develop the disease in the...

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No, TV is not “giving kids cancer”

Category: Science Blog January 8, 2013

“TV & COMPUTER CRAZE IS GIVING KIDS CANCER” – The front page of today’s Daily Mirror might give you terrifying visions of cancerous death rays s...

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Some inspiration for those healthy resolutions

Category: Science Blog January 1, 2013

As we clean up after New Year’s Eve, our thoughts often turn to healthy resolutions The living room floor has started to accumulate worrying numbers of pi...

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Is being inactive really ‘as bad as smoking’?

Category: Science Blog August 15, 2012

In July, top medical journal The Lancet published a series of articles looking the worldwide health problems caused by people being inactive, in the hope of gal...

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News digest – abiraterone, childhood brain tumours, exercise and more

Category: Science Blog February 4, 2012

It was a yet another big week for cancer-related news, and not all of it good. To save you from the task of rummaging through the papers, we’ve summarised all...

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UN meeting on non-communicable diseases was only a partial success

Category: Science Blog November 14, 2011

We share our thoughts following a big UN meeting about several diseases, including cancer – what was discussed and how could it be improved?

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