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Tiny implants under the skin could one day detect the spread of breast cancer early.
More than a quarter of Scottish children are either overweight or obese, according to new national figures.
Cancer survival has steadily climbed over the last seven years, according to official figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
A new drug that can kill specialised stem cells could lead to a new treatment for a type of leukaemia.
A new study has shed light on exactly how a certain type of radiation damages human DNA, raising the risk of cancer.