Category: Science blog August 18, 2017
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.
Category: Science blog August 12, 2017
NHS behind on waiting times, childhood obesity, golden drugs showing promise, and… at-home genetic tests? Here’s our weekly news digest.
Category: Science blog July 29, 2017
Too many women receiving their smear test results late, dogs on prescription, study produces map of cancer genes, and… what’s this about salmon sperm sunscr...
Category: Science blog July 1, 2017
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.
Category: Science blog June 22, 2017
We launch phase 2 of our Grand Challenge with 8 of the biggest questions in cancer research.
Category: Science blog May 25, 2017
A new report on breast cancer risk has made the headlines – but what does the evidence say?
Category: Science blog May 15, 2017
We tackle the myth that sugar ‘feeds’ cancer cells, and explore how the amount of sugar in our diets is cause for concern due to obesity.
Category: Science blog April 24, 2017
We look at the possible reasons behind the recent rise in kidney cancer rates.
Category: Science blog February 15, 2017
In the last of our World Cancer Day series, we explore how oesophageal cancer affects different areas of the world, and look at the reasons behind climbing rate...
Category: Science blog January 24, 2017
We’re live at the Scottish Parliament for a day of action to raise awareness of how to tackle obesity in Scotland.