Category: Science blog January 5, 2015
A recent high-profile news story claimed that cancer was ‘mostly bad luck’. We look at the science behind the claims, and why the headlines were so misleading
Category: Science blog December 26, 2014
Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years – so what can we do about it?
Category: Science blog October 24, 2014
Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines.
Category: Science blog August 12, 2014
Summer is officially here, so we’ve put together a few suggestions for how you can keep children healthy this summer holiday.
Category: Science blog July 1, 2014
Do you know how strong the sun is in your area today? Our new online app can help you find out.
Category: Science blog April 25, 2014
The new Environment and Health Atlas charts data about diseases such as cancer alongside environmental risk factors including pollution and pesticides.
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.