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EU Tobacco Products Directive: 10 reasons why it’s good news for public health

Science Blog April 14, 2014

In a guest post, Linda McAvan MEP outlines what the EU Tobacco Products Directive is and what it means for public health.

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Epstein-Barr virus and the immune system – are cures in sight?

Science Blog April 9, 2014

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

Concluding our story on Epstein-Barr virus and cancer, we explore the ongoing research into the virus and how this could lead to treatments in the future.

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Chantler review supports standard tobacco packs – but what next?

Science Blog April 3, 2014

Following an independent review by Sir Cyril Chantler, standardised tobacco packaging could be introduced by the next general election.

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Nobody deserves to die from lung cancer

Science Blog April 1, 2014

Lung cancer is a devastating disease and the UK’s biggest cancer killer, but people don’t like to talk about it.

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50 years of Epstein-Barr virus

Science Blog March 26, 2014

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Cancer and Infections

50 years ago three scientists published their findings on the first human virus that can cause cancer – read the story of Epstein-Barr virus.

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Don’t believe the hype – 10 persistent cancer myths debunked

Science Blog March 24, 2014

From ‘superfoods’ to sharks, we set the record straight on 10 common myths about cancer.

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National No Smoking Day: don’t quit quitting

Science Blog March 12, 2014

It’s No Smoking Day. We look at the different options available to people trying to quit their habit.

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