We answer 5 common questions about heated tobacco products, from what’s in them and if they’re safe to whether they can help someone quit smoking.
Cervical cancer rates are predicted to fall following the introduction of HPV primary screening this year.
Eradicating diseases isn’t easy. Here we look at which cancers are preventable, and how detecting cancers earlier could make a difference.
The Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation has recommended that boys are offered the HPV vaccine. We look at what this could mean and next steps.
The Government has launched its ambition to halve childhood obesity by 2030. To reach this, junk food marketing restrictions must be introduced without delay.
Two over-the-counter, widely available drugs could help cut cases of oesophageal cancer in people at higher risk of the disease.
Category: Science blog May 17, 2018
By studying small differences in our DNA, called SNPs, our scientists are showing how these could be used to help prevent cancer in the future.
Our new research shows that more than 135,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK each year largely through lifestyle changes.