The study showed that every 10% increase in consumption of ultra-processed food was linked to a 12% increase in developing some types of cancers. But it didn't show the processed food caused cancers.
The latest study linking diet with cancer has many flaws.
The internet conspiracists are half right: most lights we have inside do emit UV, but not enough to harm us.
Canada's female scientists are superstars in their fields yet most Canadians have never heard of them. On International Day for Women in Science, it's time to give them the recognition they deserve.
Scientists may have discovered why cancer incidence rises with age, and it's got more to do with the immune system than people thought.
Half of all patients diagnosed with cancer in the UK still die of the disease.
Medical research suggests cervical cancer screening for women under the age of 25 has little impact. Women should therefore be screened at a later age, and less often.
Great strides have been made in cancer care over the past decades. As World Cancer Day on Feb. 4 approaches, it's important to note the growing role that kindness and empathy play in good care.
It's exciting to think we're on the brink of a genomic revolution in health care. But just because new technology becomes available, it doesn't mean it should automatically be publicly funded.
In 2030, there is a boom in precision medicine, where diseases – from cancer to dementia – are defined and targeted more specifically with a focus on their molecular makeup.
There are several things we can do to speed up the development of new drugs, without putting patients at risk.
Policies encouraging lifestyle changes that reduce the risk of cancer could have positive effects on the economies of BRICS countries.
New research suggests life on Earth became more diverse because of a change in biology related to stem cells, not just rising oxygen levels.
Scientists have made advances in developing a new type of blood test to detect eight of the most common cancers.
There are currently few effective and non-invasive methods to screen for early stages of cancer. But scientists have now developed a new blood test that promises to detect eight different cancers.
Improvements in survival rates for acute myeloid leukaemia have failed to keep pace with other leukaemias. That may be about to change.
Antioxidants are meant to be good for us, but not all antioxidants are equal.
New mouse model study sheds light on why alcohol is so harmful.
Taking more exercise is a New Year's resolution to stick to. Exercise reduces risks of depression, cancers, heart disease, stroke and sudden death.
Stress has subtle, underlying effects on almost every part of the body, including the heart, gut and immune system.