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Six popular hangover ‘cures’ debunked (plus one that works)

Category: Science Blog December 10, 2014

In the run-up to Dryathlon, we discuss and debunk some popular theories and internet advice to keep hangovers at bay.

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Less alcohol means a lower risk of cancer (and hangovers)

Category: Science Blog December 3, 2014

We take a look at the facts about alcohol and cancer and share our top 5 tips for not overdoing it this Christmas

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Why today’s reports about skin cancer and alcohol are misleading

Category: Science Blog January 29, 2014

The evidence that triggered headlines about heavy drinking and melanoma isn’t strong enough to link skin cancer and alcohol.

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Alcohol and cancer – the size of the problem in the UK

Category: Science Blog March 22, 2013

You might be surprised to learn that alcohol-related cancer caused more hospital admissions than alcohol-related violence and road accidents combined (figures f...

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Budget 2013 – impact on Cancer Research UK

Category: Science Blog March 20, 2013

The Chancellor, George Osborne, presented his fourth Budget today, against a backdrop of poor growth and declining poll ratings for his Party since last year’...

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Lifestyle and cancer: against the blame game

Category: Science Blog April 11, 2012

‘My grandpa smoked like a chimney, drank like a fish, ate whatever he wanted, and still lived to a ripe old age. But my friend was a tee-total, non-smoking ve...

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News digest – bowel cancer, kidney cancer, booze, boost for drug development, and more

Category: Science Blog March 31, 2012

Another week has flown by, and yet more interesting cancer research was in the news, both from our own scientists and from research groups around the world. We...

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