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The sugar tax: a sweet stocking filler?

Category: Science blog December 5, 2016 0 comments

The Government has published its draft legislation for the sugar tax.

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Pancreatic cancer and diabetes – a cellular case of chicken and egg

Category: Science blog November 29, 2016 0 comments

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer are linked, but how?

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 4 – liver cancer, obesity, immunotherapy poo predictions and more

Category: Science blog November 10, 2016 0 comments

Read our final roundup from this year’s NCRI Cancer Conference, including how bacteria in the gut could help predict if immunotherapy will work.

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NCRI Cancer Conference 2016: Day 2 – blood tests, virus treatments, preventing cancer and more

Category: Science blog November 7, 2016 0 comments

Read our highlights from day 2 of the NCRI Cancer Conference, including blood tests for cancer, viruses as cancer treatments, and prizes.

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How GPs can encourage weight loss in just 30 seconds

Category: Science blog November 4, 2016 3 comments

We explore how a short chat with a GP can help kick start weight loss and potentially tackle obesity.

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More people are getting cancer, but what do the numbers really mean?

Category: Science blog October 12, 2016 14 comments

New figures we’ve released today estimate that by the year 2035, half a million people could be diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK.

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The second biggest preventable cause of cancer: being overweight

Category: Science blog October 11, 2016 8 comments

We look at recent evidence linking obesity to more types of cancer than previously thought.

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The public doesn’t know obesity causes cancer, and that’s really worrying

Category: Science blog September 9, 2016 16 comments

Our latest figures reveal that three in four people aren’t aware that obesity causes cancer.

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Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016 26 comments

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details.

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3 reasons why the Government’s children’s obesity plan will fail children

Category: Science blog August 18, 2016 6 comments

The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood obesity. We explain why.

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