People who stick to NHS guidelines on red and processed meat consumption still increase their risk of bowel cancer by a fifth compared with those who eat very small amounts, a study part-funded by Cancer Research UK found. Photograph: Andy Butterton/PA Wire

Even moderate amounts of ham, bacon and and red meat are linked to bowel cancer, experts have warned. People who stick to NHS guidelines on red and p(...)

Alcohol study sparked renewed calls for regular drinkers to be encouraged to take alcohol-free days and for alcohol packaging to carry warning labels.

There is strong evidence that alcohol causes seven types of cancer and probably others, according to the findings of a new study. The study sparked r(...)

Drinking alcohol, eating processed meat and being overweight have been ‘strongly’ linked to stomach cancer for the first time. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Drinking alcohol, eating processed meat and being overweight have been “strongly” linked to stomach cancer for the first time. A new study from the W(...)