The world’s largest tobacco company has launched a campaign to encourage people in the UK to quit smoking tobacco. But if they really wanted to make that happen, they’d stop making cigarettes, says our senior policy manager.
New figures suggest that obesity could top smoking as the biggest preventable cause of cancer in women by 2043. Here’s how we calculated them.
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.
Category: Science blog February 9, 2018
We asked Sharon Hodgson, Labour MP and the Shadow Minister for Public Health, what the Labour Party wants to do to tackle cancer.
Category: Science blog February 8, 2018
We asked Steve Brine, Conservative MP and the Minister for Public Health, how the Government plans to tackle cancer.
Our new report suggests that the TV shows young people watch the most carry junk food adverts, and that young people remember seeing them.
Our policy work stretches from local councils right up to the European stage. Here are our highlights from a busy 2017.
Category: Science blog October 19, 2017
Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.
Public Health England is cracking down on the hidden calories in food and drink. It’s another step towards tackling the UK’s children’s obesity epidemic.