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


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


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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