Category: Science blog April 6, 2017
Despite today’s headlines, there’s no good evidence linking air pollution with breast cancer.
New research predicts that 2 in 3 cancers are ‘due to bad luck’, we look at why the story is a bit more complicated than that.
A one-off screening test can cut bowel cancer risk for at least 17 years.
Category: Science blog February 14, 2017
Our new report looks at what GPs know about offering tamoxifen and aspirin to lower the risk of, or prevent, certain cancers.
We’re announcing the first winners of our most ambitious science funding awarding ever: The Grand Challenge
A new study has looked at the long-term safety of e-cigarette use.
Category: Science blog January 24, 2017
We’re live at the Scottish Parliament for a day of action to raise awareness of how to tackle obesity in Scotland.
There’s no clear link from studies in humans to show that acrylamide in cooked foods like toast and potatoes causes cancer.
Category: Science blog January 11, 2017
Find our about how our Your Health Hub programme is helping people stick to their healthy habits.