The Government has launched its ambition to halve childhood obesity by 2030. To reach this, junk food marketing restrictions must be introduced without delay.
Two over-the-counter, widely available drugs could help cut cases of oesophageal cancer in people at higher risk of the disease.
Taking an anti-acid reflux medication together with a low dose of aspirin can prevent oesophageal cancer in people with a high risk of the disease.
By studying small differences in our DNA, called SNPs, our scientists are showing how these could be used to help prevent cancer in the future.
Six in seven women with a family history of breast cancer opt out of taking tamoxifen as a preventative measure, according to a study.
A ‘sugar tax’ on drinks has come into force today. Campaigners hope it will reduce obesity levels and improve health.
Our new research shows that more than 135,000 cases of cancer could be prevented in the UK each year largely through lifestyle changes.
Teenagers are more than twice as likely to be obese if they remember seeing a junk food advert every day compared to those who couldn’t recall any in a month.
Sitting down to watch more than four hours of TV over a day could increase the risk of bowel cancer in men compared to those watching less than just an hour.