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10 health hacks to help cut cancer risk

We asked people to share tips and tricks to make being healthy a bit easier. Each of these hacks are linked to lifestyle changes that cut could cancer risk.

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New Year’s resolutions 2018: Can you nudge your way to a new you?

Understanding the science behind why we make certain decisions can help make your 2018 healthy resolutions stick.

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5 persistent myths about the causes of breast cancer

The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.

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Reports that cancer is ‘mainly bad luck’ make a complicated story a bit too simple

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.

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Science can help your New Year’s resolutions stick

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

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How GPs can encourage weight loss in just 30 seconds

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

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The second biggest preventable cause of cancer: being overweight

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

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

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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Why reducing cancer risk is more than ‘just a walk in the park’

We explore the science behind some recent headlines claiming that physical activity can reduce the risk of 13 types of cancer.

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NCRI cancer conference day 2: big data, immunotherapy and prizes

We’re back for day two of our highlights from this year’s NCRI cancer conference in Liverpool.

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