For as long as people have fallen ill, there have been others only too keen to exploit them. History is littered with charismatic hucksters and misgu(...)

Green tea tablets. Prof Mike Gibney says claims that specific diets can cure cancer are “quack” remedies that have no foundation and lack any serious body of supporting scientific data

Most cancers are caused by bad luck and genetic factors, with little evidence to link specific foods to the disease, according to one of the State’s l(...)