New research predicts that 2 in 3 cancers are ‘due to bad luck’, we look at why the story is a bit more complicated than that.
We all make New Year’s resolutions to feel healthier, so how can science help us make them stick?
We explore how a short chat with a GP can help kick start weight loss and potentially tackle obesity.
We look at recent evidence linking obesity to more types of cancer than previously thought.
The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood obesity. We explain why.
We explore the science behind some recent headlines claiming that physical activity can reduce the risk of 13 types of cancer.
We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.
To mark World Obesity Day, we explore how junk food marketing affects our diet – particularly in children – and how this relates to obesity and cancer.
We take a look at new recommendations on sugar consumption and whether they will be enough to help the UK fight obesity challenge.
Dr Abi Fisher from our UCL Health Behaviour Research Centre blogs about her recent paper looking at physical activity rates in people with bowel cancer