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Science Correspondent Kate Kelland

Cancer deaths rise to 9.6 million as populations grow and age

Sep 13 2018

LONDON Cancer will claim the lives of 9.6 million people in 2018, accounting for one in eight of all deaths among men and one in 11 among women, the World Health Organization's cancer research agency said on Wednesday.

UK ethics body says gene-edited babies may be 'morally permissible'

Jul 16 2018

LONDON The use of gene editing technologies to alter the DNA of human embryos could be morally permissible as long as the science and its impact on society is carefully considered, a British ethics panel said on Tuesday.

WHO seeks new director for cancer agency facing U.S. scrutiny

Nov 07 2017

LONDON The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking a new leader for its France-based cancer research agency to replace the current director, Chris Wild, from January 2019.

Health benefits of parkrun stretch well beyond the physical

Sep 25 2014

LONDON The thousands of Britons who take to their local green space each week for a mass five kilometer parkrun can expect to reap health benefits well beyond losing a few pounds and lowering their blood pressure.

Health benefits of parkrun stretch well beyond the physical

Sep 25 2014

LONDON The thousands of Britons who take to their local green space each week for a mass five kilometre parkrun can expect to reap health benefits well beyond losing a few pounds and lowering their blood pressure.

Health benefits of parkrun stretch well beyond the physical

Sep 25 2014

LONDON The thousands of Britons who take to their local green space each week for a mass five kilometre parkrun can expect to reap health benefits well beyond losing a few pounds and lowering their blood pressure.

Health benefits of parkrun stretch well beyond the physical

Sep 25 2014

LONDON, Sept 26 The thousands of Britons who take to their local green space each week for a mass five kilometre parkrun can expect to reap health benefits well beyond losing a few pounds and lowering their blood pressure.

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