A year on from a big data report and some hospitals have changed how they discuss some aspects of treatment, including palliative care.
Public Health England is cracking down on the hidden calories in food and drink. It’s another step towards tackling the UK’s children’s obesity epidemic.
Frozen needles, a smokefree UK, microbubbles and how scientists in the US are trying to break cancer cells’ ‘legs’. Here’s our weekly news report.
It’s 10 years since a trip to your local would leave you smelling like an ashtray – find out how our health has changed, and what more we need to do.
Category: Science blog June 30, 2017
Cancer Research UK is becoming an ‘opt-in’ charity – but what exactly does that mean for you and the way we work?
Category: Science blog June 17, 2017Smoking rates falling, aspirin has risks as well as benefits, breast cancer drug U-turn in England and… what's behind the talk of ‘tanning drugs’? Here's ...
A week away from the general election, we’ve put some of the manifestos under the microscope to see what they mean for cancer, research and patients.
Category: Science blog May 31, 2017This World No Tobacco Day 2017, we’re taking a look at how tobacco poses one of the most urgent challenges of our time, and what can be done to curb the epide...