Category: Science blog January 22, 2015
Backed by cross-party support, the Government has announced the next step towards bringing in standardised tobacco packaging.
Category: Science blog January 20, 2015
We discuss a recent report showing how the tobacco industry has misrepresented scientific evidence on health inequalities to the Government.
Category: Science blog January 14, 2015
Does living at high altitude prevent lung cancer? Our bloggers explore a new study that sparked headlines claiming oxygen might cause the disease.
Category: Science blog January 5, 2015
A recent high-profile news story claimed that cancer was ‘mostly bad luck’. We look at the science behind the claims, and why the headlines were so misleading
Category: Science blog December 26, 2014
Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years – so what can we do about it?