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Science can help your New Year’s resolutions stick

Category: Science blog January 1, 2017 3 comments

We all make New Year’s resolutions to feel healthier, so how can science help us make them stick?

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The Great British vape off

Category: Science blog December 9, 2016 22 comments

The US Surgeon General has called e-cigarettes a national public health concern, but the picture in the UK is quite different.

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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 1 comment

Diabetes and pancreatic cancer are linked, but how?

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Jet lag and liver cancer – what’s the story?

Category: Science blog November 24, 2016 7 comments

Headlines suggested that jet lag could raise the risk of liver cancer. We spoke to an expert to find out the story.

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Cuts to public health funding are crippling Stop Smoking Services

Category: Science blog November 16, 2016 2 comments

Our new report reveals that budget cuts across England mean councils are struggling to fund vital Stop Smoking Services.

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10 things you might not know about alcohol and cancer

Category: Science blog November 14, 2016 55 comments

For alcohol awareness week we’re tackling some of the most frequently asked questions about alcohol and cancer.

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

Category: Science blog November 10, 2016 Comments are closed

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 Comments are closed

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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