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Sun & Uv
What causes cancer? It’s a simple question to ask, and – in so many ways – one of the hardest to answer.
And last week, as 2015 slowly got into gear and many of us...
Today we released new data highlighting what a real difference collective action on public health could make.
Research published today about sun, weight and diabetes has made for some worrying, or even misleading, headlines. While we all need some sun to make vitamin D, we also...
Summer is officially here and so too are summer holidays.
But keeping children healthy as well as entertained can be a daunting task. It’s often tempting to order...
When the sun is strong, it’s important to be SunSmart, by finding a shady spot, covering up with clothes and using sunscreen to protect ourselves from sunburn and skin...
Scientists have shown that sunscreen cannot be relied upon alone to prevent malignant melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.
Three sunscreens from popular brands do not provide the protection they claim, according to tests by consumer watchdog Which?
We hear about a groundbreaking new clinical trial for lung cancer, rising skin cancer rates, and our new 5-year research strategy.
For centuries humans have used maps to chart the world around us. As well as capturing the planet’s geography, they can also help us make sense of the lives