19 Jul 2018

In The News: HPV vaccination for boys

Many of us have heard of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). The profile of this common virus has greatly increased in recent years due to the discovery of a link between HPV and cervical cancer. . . . .

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11 Jul 2018

Living with Cancer: Past and Present

Throughout July we’re celebrating 70 years of the NHS, and this week we’ve been digging into the archives to find out how cancer treatment has changed over the years… Have you ever thought about. . . . .

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05 Jul 2018

7 things you may not know about the NHS

Happy 70th Birthday to the NHS! As the NHS turns 70 years old today, we’ve been thinking about how it has shaped the UK health landscape, our personal experiences with the system, and how. . . . .

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10 May 2018

HPV – The Virus That Won’t Go Away

Should boys be given the HPV vaccine is a controversial subject that really hit a new height last week, where it was hotly debated at Westminster Hall, in the House of Commons. An extremely. . . . .

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01 May 2018

Gut Bacteria:  Both Friend and Foe

There are literally trillions of bacteria living within our intestines, where they have happily co-existed and evolved over many millennia. These gut bacteria, collectively known as the gut microbiota or microbiome, help us digest. . . . .

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25 Apr 2018

When the Cancer World Was Flat

It was not until the circumnavigation of the world, by explorers such as Megellen, and the pioneering work of scientists like Copernicus and Galileo – did the idea that the Earth was indeed round. . . . .

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