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Pepsi and Coca Cola drinks

Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer

11 July 2019, 6:29 PM

People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday.

Kenya’s Safaricom CEO, Robert Collymore dies following cancer battle

1 July 2019, 9:45 AM

Kenya’s biggest telecoms company, Safaricom Plc, said on Monday its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Robert William Collymore had died after a nearly two-year long battle with cancer.

Scientists in a lab

Rhodes University Prof awarded grant for researching cancer in HIV patients

4 June 2019, 4:33 PM

A Rhodes University Professor has been awarded a R2 million grant to continue researching cancer in HIV/AIDS patients.

A scientist at a lab

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds

11 May 2019, 3:26 PM

Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning money on a television game show.

China seeks loophole as UN nears pact banning toxic chemical – activists

2 May 2019, 9:08 AM

Negotiators from more than 180 countries are nearing agreement on a global ban on a toxic chemical linked to cancer and other health issues, but China is pushing for an exemption for use in firefighting foams, campaigners said on Wednesday.



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