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Campaigners for a total ban on smoking in public in the UK believe that nearly 700,000 people would give up smoking within a year if lighting up in public was prohibited...
Statistical analysis carried out by scientists in the UK and Holland has revealed infections could act as a trigger for certain brain tumours.
New research into the chemistry of DNA in cells could one day allow doctors to diagnose cancer earlier in patients, as well as provide improved treatment, a scientist from...
There is no evidence to suggest that mobile phone usage increases the risk of glioma, according to results of a study published by the BMJ.
Medical research is being slowed down and lives are being put at risk by unnecessary data protection regulation, a new report has claimed.