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Researchers uncover potential way to protect against diet related obesity

Our researchers in Spain have made a discovery that could help protect against diet-induced obesity and its related health issues.

19 November 2021

Cancer explained

Why haven't we cured cancer yet?

We asked our experts to explain why this question is so common and what we need to do to find new cures for cancer.

Cancer explained

Mesothelioma the asbestos lung cancer

In 2020, it was estimated that over 3,300 people in the UK were diagnosed with mesothelioma - a rare but deadly type of cancer that is mainly caused by exposure to the industrial chemical asbestos.

Cancer explained

What causes cancer?

Cancer is caused by a complex mixture of genetic, lifestyle and environmental factors. But what increases your risk of cancer?