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News digest – ‘Trojan-horse’ drugs, our largest research investment to date, magic mushrooms and… ‘white wine causes melanoma’?

Category: Science blog December 3, 2016 0 comments

‘Trojan-horse’ drugs, our largest research investment to date, a magic mushroom chemical and can white wine really cause melanoma?

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News digest – a bathtub of sugary drinks, struggling pathology labs, plain cigarette packaging in Oz and…. jet lag?

Category: Science blog November 26, 2016 0 comments

Teenagers drink a bathtub of sugary drinks a year, pathology labs are struggling, plain cigarette packages are putting teens off smoking in Oz and… jet lag?

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News digest – startling alcohol and cancer trends, falling children’s cancer death rates, cuts to vital Stop Smoking Services and… cryogenics?

Category: Science blog November 19, 2016 0 comments

Worrying alcohol and cancer trends, children’s cancer death rates are falling, budget cuts to the essential Stop Smoking Services and… cryogenics?

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News digest – The Queen opens the Crick, a radical sugary drinks proposal, gut microbes, gold and… lasers?

Category: Science blog November 12, 2016 0 comments

The Queen opens the Crick, a radical sugary drinks proposal, gut microbes, gold and… lasers? Here’s our news digest.

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News digest – tobacco’s grubby fingerprints, ‘devastating’ childhood obesity levels, blood tests and… ‘man-made stars’?

Category: Science blog November 5, 2016 0 comments

The ‘signatures’ that tobacco leaves in DNA, ‘devastating’ new childhood obesity figures, and can scientists make their own stars?

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News digest – GcMAF, hijacking immune cells, manipulation of blood vessels and… nose-to-tail eating?

Category: Science blog October 22, 2016 1 comment

GcMAF still being sold as a ‘cancer cure’; most countries get more calories from alcohol than sugary drinks; hijacking immune cells; manipulation of blood v...

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News digest – barriers to seeing the GP, soaring annual cancer cases, further worrying obesity findings, taxing sugary drinks and… turkeys?

Category: Science blog October 15, 2016 1 comment

Annual cancer cases are rising in the UK; new barriers to seeing the GP identified; encouraging results from immunotherapy trials; taxing sugary drinks, and cou...

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News digest – Nobel Prize week, night shifts and breast cancer risk, keeping tumour cells asleep, gut microbes and… invisibility cloaks?

Category: Science blog October 8, 2016 0 comments

Nobel Prize week, night shifts and breast cancer risk, keeping tumour cells asleep, gut microbes and… invisibility cloaks?

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News digest – Microsoft, Chan and Zuckerberg take on disease, fitness trackers, obesity in Scotland and… turmeric?

Category: Science blog September 24, 2016 0 comments

Tech pledges to tackle disease, faith in fitness trackers, worrying obesity figures for Scottish kids and is turmeric as good as it appears on TV?

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News digest – impact of cervical screening, E-cigarettes, DNA damage and… Pac-Man?

Category: Science blog September 17, 2016 0 comments

This week, Cancer Research UK scientists published a study that showed the impact of cervical screening in preventing ca...

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