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Processed food, sugary cereals and sliced bread may contribute to cancer risk, study claims

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Ten per cent increase in ultra-processed food intake was associated with a 12 per cent increased risk of overall cancer   “Ultra-processed” foods including sugary breakfast cereals, chicken nuggets, pizza and pre-sliced bread may increase the risk of cancer, a study has claimed. Fast foods and ready meals amount for 50 per cent of the average ...

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Britain’s strategy to target smugglers sending migrant boats across Mediterranean doomed to fail, study suggests

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Cambridge University study warns that sea operations will be ineffective unless demand is addressed   Britain’s strategy to tackle people smugglers sending migrants across the Mediterranean is doomed to fail, a new Cambridge University study has suggested. Wiretapped telephone conversations between gangs show there are no “kingpins” who can be ...

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