Pancreatic cancer: Why you should never ignore this sign in your poo – Dr Zoe reveals

Pancreatic cancer is one of the most dangerous types of cancer to be diagnosed. It’s caused by the abnormal growth of cells in the pancreas, a gland that’s part of the digestive system. Pancreatic cancer symptoms can include back pain, weight loss and itchy skin. But, your poo could also reveal your risk of the […]

PETA roasts Impossible Burger for rat tests, suggests patties cause cancer

Enlarge / The impossible burger (credit: Impossible Foods) The oft controversial animal-rights group PETA has beef with the ostensibly animal-friendly Impossible Burger. PETA, short for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is fired up over the fact that the vegetarian burger’s maker, Impossible Foods, tested the safety of its faux patty on animals. Impossible […]

‘I’m from a people who taught world to endure despite all odds’ – Asma Assad on her cancer battle

Syrian First Lady Asma Assad has addressed the public a day after revealing she is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, saying she shares the same resilience as her compatriots who have endured the hardships of war. “I belong to the [Syrian] people who’ve taught the world the endurance, the strength and facing the odds,” said […]

Penile cancer warning – does your penis look like this? Signs and symptoms revealed

Penile cancer is a rare type of cancer that mainly affects men over 50 years old. There are around two new confirmed cases of the cancer reported every day in the UK. Everyone should be aware of any abnormal changes to their penis, urged the NHS. Finding a growth or sore on the penis could be a […]

Breast cancer: Simple blood test could identify women at risk of deadliest tumours

A SIMPLE blood test could identify women at risk of developing the deadliest breast tumours, according to new research. Scientists have discovered more than half a dozen genes that trigger ‘triple-negative’ cases – the most aggressive form that is hardest to treat.