Our top stories this week include the NHS’ commitments to early diagnosis, a budget boost for research, and trials for new experimental treatments.
This week saw two breast cancer drugs approved in England, and Scotland winning the right to set a minimum price for units of alcohol.
Our top stories this week: testosterone levels and prostate cancer risk, new cervical screening research and detecting oesophageal cancer earlier.
Our top stories this week: gut bacteria may influence immunotherapy, emergency bowel cancer diagnoses in women and lunch ‘meal deals’ are too sugary.
This week saw new research on brain tumour and ovarian cancers, while MPs launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes.
Category: Science blog October 21, 2017
Obesity and sugar hogged the headlines this week alongside success stories for personalised medicine. Read the digest for more.
The growing global cost of obesity was in the news this week, along with genetic tests for breast cancer and a rare childhood cancer.
In this week’s news a drug was approved for some lung cancer patients in England, and vaping could be a big piece of the quitting smoking puzzle.