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To help prevent childhood obesity we need action on TV junk food advertising

Category: Science blog July 5, 2016

Despite the rules to protect children from junk food marketing, children are still far too easily exposed to these ads on TV.

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‘I want to encourage other women to live healthily so that fewer women go through what I went through’ – Kath’s story

Category: Science blog April 13, 2016

Kath Bebbington shares her story of getting healthy and losing weight after being diagnosed and treated for womb cancer.

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Six ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer

Category: Science blog April 5, 2016

For bowel cancer awareness month we look at the different ways you can reduce your risk of the disease.

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The Budget 2016: a surprise sugar tax and (some) good news on tobacco

Category: Science blog March 16, 2016

Read our reaction to the 2016 Budget, including a surprise sugar tax and some positive steps to tackle tobacco.

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Childhood obesity: the task of tackling cancer begins early

Category: Science blog February 19, 2016

We look at the evidence on childhood obesity and cancer, uncovering a potential direct link between obesity in childhood and raised cancer risk in adults.

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World Cancer Day 2016: six ways our research helps patients across the globe

Category: Science blog February 4, 2016

To mark World Cancer Day, we take a look at how our discoveries over the decades are helping cancer patients all over the world right now.

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Obesity and cancer – time for concerted action

Category: Science blog January 7, 2016

Our new report on trends in obesity contains some alarming findings. We take a look at it’s key conclusions and recommendations.

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