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News digest – Angelina Jolie, pesticides, liver cancer, and more

Category: Science blog March 28, 2015

We’ve digested all the week’s key cancer-related headlines. You can read them here.

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News digest – Google draws some pictures, misleading smartwatch claims, obesity and more

Category: Science blog March 21, 2015

Google files a patent for a theoretical cancer cell-killing wristband, a misleading article on smartwatches, plus obesity and cancer risk in women.

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News digest – standard packs are ‘go’, immunotherapy advances, risk-reducing surgery, and more

Category: Science blog March 14, 2015

MPs vote to introduce standardised tobacco packaging, plus fascinating new research on immunotherapies, and two stories of cancer risk-reducing surgery.

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News digest – Ireland: ‘yes’ to standard packs, ‘normal’ prostate cells not so normal, plums and more

Category: Science blog March 7, 2015

Ireland votes ‘yes’ on standard tobacco packs, how ‘normal’ prostate cells might not be so normal, and what’s the deal with this new plum?

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News digest – smoking mortality, tobacco industry tactics, ‘head-transplants’ and more.

Category: Science blog February 28, 2015

New research suggests 2/3 smokers could die from their habit. The tobacco industry fails to overturn anti-tobacco legislation again plus, ‘head-transplants’...

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News digest – missed NHS targets, DNA ‘wormholes’, debunking ‘miracle foods’ and more

Category: Science blog February 21, 2015

Treatment target times missed, sci-fi sounding research on DNA ‘wormholes’ and a thorough debunking of ‘miracle foods’ (plus an article that ignored thi...

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News digest – hormone replacement therapy, cancer screening, ‘breath-sniffing’ smartphone app and more

Category: Science blog February 14, 2015

HRT and ovarian cancer risk, what people say and do when it comes to screening and is there really a ‘breath-sniffing’ smartphone app to diagnose cancer?

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