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This morning's headlines about vitamin B3 and skin cancer were a little over the top. Here are our thoughts on the research behind the story This morning's headlines about vitamin B3 and skin cancer were a little over the top. Here are our thoughts on the research behind the story

by Henry Scowcroft | Analysis | 15 May 2015

15 May 2015

Cancer rates graphic reading '1 in 2 of us will be diagnosed with cancer in our lifetimes'

Half of us in the UK will hear the words “you have cancer” at some point in our lives. But why? We look at why rates are on the up, and what can be done. Half of us in the UK will hear the words “you have cancer” at some point in our lives. But why? We look at why rates are on the up, and what can be done.

by Greg Jones | Analysis | 4 February 2015

4 February 2015

Black cat crossing path

A recent high-profile news story claimed that cancer was 'mostly bad luck'. We look at the science behind the claims, and why the headlines were so misleading A recent high-profile news story claimed that cancer was 'mostly bad luck'. We look at the science behind the claims, and why the headlines were so misleading

by Henry Scowcroft | Analysis | 5 January 2015

5 January 2015

Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years - so what can we do about it? Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years - so what can we do about it?

by Nikki Smith | Analysis | 26 December 2014

26 December 2014

The sun
  • Health & Medicine
  • Science & Technology

No, sunbathing is NOT a ‘great new way to lose weight’

Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines. Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines.

by Sarah Williams | Analysis | 24 October 2014

24 October 2014

Summer is officially here, so we've put together a few suggestions for how you can keep children healthy this summer holiday. Summer is officially here, so we've put together a few suggestions for how you can keep children healthy this summer holiday.

by Tom Stansfeld | Analysis | 12 August 2014

12 August 2014