The UK Government have launched a new obesity strategy with a raft of measures, including restricting junk food marketing on TV and online.
Our Grand Challenge scientists have discovered that a common type of bacteria found in our guts could contribute to bowel cancer.
Life expectancy has failed to increase for a decade across England for the first time in 100 years. And cuts to stop smoking services are part of the problem.
The Government proposes some new and old ways to prevent disease.
Cancer can affect any age group but we see many more cases in older people.
For almost all skin cancers, the environmental carcinogen is sunlight, according to Professor Richard Marais. Here’s how scientists uncovered the link.
With more women dying from lung cancer than ever before, we need to better understand the links between gender and health.
Bowel cancer rates are increasing in adults aged between 20 and 50, according to data from 2 big studies published this week. But what’s behind the increase?
Older patients with advanced oesophageal and stomach cancers might benefit from low dose treatment, according to our unpublished clinical trial results.