Health > Cancer

News digest - sponge on a string, junk food watershed, prostate cancer AI and mobile phones?

News digest - sponge on a string, junk food watershed, prostate cancer AI and mobile phones?

2 days ago   |   Cancer Research UK

With news about the coronavirus pandemic developing daily, w e're pulling together the latest government and NHS health updates from across the UK in a separate blog post...
Read more ...

Skin cancer symptoms: The sign in your mouth that could signal the deadly disease

Skin cancer symptoms: The sign in your mouth that could signal the deadly disease

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

SKIN CANCER - there's a certain type of skin cancer that can be caught by an infection with a virus. The first sign of the disease appears in the mouth. Here's what to look out...
Read more ...

Choosing the optimal HPV vaccine: The health impact and economic value of the nonavalent and bivalent HPV vaccines in 48 Gavi-eligible countries

3 days ago   |   Harvard

Emily A. Burger, Allison Portnoy, Nicole G. Campos, Stephen Sy, Catherine Regan, and Jane J. Kim. 2020. “ Choosing the optimal HPV vaccine: The health impact and economic value...
Read more ...

A ‘sponge on a string' test to detect oesophageal cancer earlier

A ‘sponge on a string' test to detect oesophageal cancer earlier

3 days ago   |   Cancer Research UK   |   2 articles

Around 9,100 people are diagnosed with oesophageal cancer each year in the UK. A big challenge with this type of cancer is that many people don't realise there's a problem...
Read more ...

Lung cancer symptoms: Do your nails look like this? Lesser-known sign found on the nails

Lung cancer symptoms: Do your nails look like this? Lesser-known sign found on the nails

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

LUNG cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK and if you have noticed your nails beginning to look a certain way, it could mean you are at risk.
Read more ...

'I'd rather lose my job than my life': vulnerable people on the end of shielding

4 days ago   |   The Guardian

People in England who were shielding share their concerns about returning to work from Monday ‘Heartless' to force shielding people back to work, says TUC Coronavirus - latest...
Read more ...

How to live longer: A plant known to reduce the risk of cancer to boost life longevity

How to live longer: A plant known to reduce the risk of cancer to boost life longevity

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

HOW TO live longer: When it comes to living a longer and healthier life, most are well aware of what foods and drinks to stay away from. When it comes to what we should be...
Read more ...

Could using your mobile phone at night raise your risk of bowel cancer?

Could using your mobile phone at night raise your risk of bowel cancer?

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health studied 1,983 adults who live in Barcelona and Madrid, 661 of whom had bowel cancer.
Read more ...

Cancer patients 'forced to choose between health or finances' as shielding programme ends, charity warns

5 days ago   |   The Independent

'Cancer must not become the 'forgotten C' in this pandemic', says chief executive
Read more ...

Mouth cancer symptoms: Have you had this 'persistent' problem in your mouth? Warning sign

Mouth cancer symptoms: Have you had this 'persistent' problem in your mouth? Warning sign

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

MOUTH cancer has a high chance of being cured if caught early enough. Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic may have stopped some people getting their symptoms checked out...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

WHO Chief Warns There May Never Be A 'Silver Bullet' For Coronavirus

WHO Chief Warns There May Never Be A 'Silver Bullet' For Coronavirus

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. The director of the World Health Organization warned Monday that... Read more ...

Will Young's twin brother, 41, dies following mental health battle

Will Young's twin brother, 41, dies following mental health battle

The singer is said to be devastated by the loss of brother Rupert Read more ...

Ministers tell drug firms to restart stockpiling medicines amid No Deal...

Ministers tell drug firms to restart stockpiling medicines amid No Deal Brexit fears

Department of Health officials sent a letter to medical suppliers urging them to 'replenish' their drug stock, ensuring they have at least six weeks of supplies in hand by... Read more ...

Former England flanker Tom Wood to miss start of the season after undergoing...

Former England flanker Tom Wood to miss start of the season after undergoing life-saving treatment

Former England flanker Tom Wood suffered a huge health scare last month after it was discovered he had a clot on the lung, his club Northampton Saints revealed on Monday. Read more ...

Heatwave to return with 37°C blast of sunshine expected later this week

Heatwave to return with 37°C blast of sunshine expected later this week

The weather's set to heat up at the end of the week Sun lovers have something special to look forward to at the end of the week, as the Met Office predicts that temperatures... Read more ...

There might never be a ‘silver bullet' to beat coronavirus, WHO chief warns

There might never be a ‘silver bullet' to beat coronavirus, WHO chief warns

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned countries not to rely on a vaccine being developed The head of the World Health Organisation has warned that scientists may never find a... Read more ...

Former Pope Benedict ‘seriously ill' after visiting dying brother

Former Pope Benedict ‘seriously ill' after visiting dying brother

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI pictured Munich Airport before returning to Rome in June The former pope, Benedict XVI, has reportedly become severely ill after travelling to... Read more ...

Trump accuses Dr. Birx of taking Pelosi's 'bait' after the health expert...

Trump accuses Dr. Birx of taking Pelosi's 'bait' after the health expert issued stark warnings about the coronavirus' spread

President Donald Trump accused Dr. Deborah Birx of taking the "bait" after the health expert issued stark warnings about the pandemic following criticism from Nancy Pelosi. The... Read more ...

Matt Hancock says new 90-minute coronavirus tests could be used in schools

Matt Hancock says new 90-minute coronavirus tests could be used in schools

The Health Secretary said the new tests were a 'big step forward' as No10 insisted full reopening of schools would go ahead in September - despite fears of a second wave Read more ...

New 90-Minute Coronavirus Tests For Care Homes And Hospitals

New 90-Minute Coronavirus Tests For Care Homes And Hospitals

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. New tests which can detect coronavirus and flu will be made available... Read more ...