Cancer

Health

Millennials on Track to Become Fattest Generation of Brits, Research Suggests

Data from Cancer Research UK shows that majority of millennials will become obese between the ages of 35 and 44.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.26.18
Health

YouTuber Who Claimed Raw Food Diet Cured Her Cancer Dies of Cancer

Mari Lopez' niece and YouTube co-star attributes her death to radiotherapy treatments.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.21.18
coffee

We Asked an Expert Whether Drinking Coffee Actually Prevents Liver Cancer

New research from the University of Southampton and University of Edinburgh suggests that drinking one cup of Joe a day cuts the risk of liver cancer by 20 percent.
Daisy Meager
5.25.17
Snacks

Posh Crisps Could Be Worse for You Than Normal Ones

New research reveals that some bags of Tyrrells crisps contain more than three times the recommended amount of acrylamide, a known carcinogen.
Phoebe Hurst
4.4.17
Health

Why I’m Starting a Cookery Class for People Living with Cancer

London-based food writer Ryan Riley, who lost his mum to cancer as a teenager, is developing a free cookery course for those undergoing cancer treatments.
Ryan Riley
3.14.17
chocolate

Ferrero Is Having to Reassure People That Nutella Doesn’t Cause Cancer

The Italian company is downplaying fears that contaminants in palm oil, one of the hazelnut spread’s main ingredients, are carcinogenic.
Daisy Meager
1.12.17
Health

Should Meat Come with Cancer Warning Labels?

Last week, the US Center for Science in the Public Interest published a petition to the USDA requesting that processed meat products bear colorectal cancer warning stickers.
Wyatt Marshall
12.7.16
diet

How to Enjoy Every Bite as If It Might Be Your Last

My husband was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer, so I made sure that anything I cooked for him would enliven his senses, and that it would look good, smell good, taste good, and be luxurious as it can be.
Felicia Friesema
11.23.16
food safety

Did Food Industry Lobbying Force the EU to Drop Regulation of This Cancer-Linked Chemical?

A proposed law to regulate the use of acrylamide—a potentially carcinogenic chemical found in fried, starchy foods—has been watered down following objections from industry bodies, leaked documents suggest.
Phoebe Hurst
10.27.16
Health

Going for a Run Could Undo the Damage You Did at the Pub Last Night

A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine has found that performing 150 minutes of exercise a week reduces the risk of alcohol-related diseases.
Daisy Meager
9.8.16
alcohol

Are Health Officials About to Say That Moderate Drinking Is No Riskier Than Driving a Car?

A Government source has told </i>The Times</i> that new alcohol guidelines will state that “the risks of drinking moderately are no higher than everyday activities such as driving a car.”
Daisy Meager
8.24.16
Health

Scientists Now Say Alcohol Is a Direct Cause of Seven Forms of Cancer

Analysis of reviews from several international cancer research bodies has found alcohol to be a direct cause of oropharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, colon, rectum, and breast cancer.
Phoebe Hurst
7.22.16
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