Archive for January, 2008

Oh wait, energy saving lightbulbs will give you skin cancer (and migraines, and eczema, and dizziness). If they continue at this rate they will classify 936 objects into cancer causing or cancer curing in 2008. That’s not counting the Mail on Sunday. I may have bitten off more than I can chew. Advertisements

Running Totals


OK I am off on holiday, I will leave you with a running total. While I am gone feel free to add any Mail cancer stories in the comments. Cure Cancer: laughing. Cause Cancer: nano particles, obesity, sugary drinks, alcohol, bacon, ham, processed meats, salt, saturated fat, sugar, energy saving lightbulbs.

Shit. What have I taken on? They do actually run a cancer story every day. We have our 1st cancer cure of the new year. Laugh your way to health, “happy women may be at lower risk of problems such as heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure and obesity.” But not if you are a […]

3 days into the new year and we are still waiting for the Mail’s 1st miracle cancer cure story. In the mean time they tide us over by warning us of 3 more cancer causing evils to add to the list: salt, saturated fat, sugar. Now to be fair to them it is a fairly […]

In an article on Bowel Cancer tests the Mail couldn’t resist sifting through some more substances and splitting them into cancer curing and cancer causing. To be filed under cancer causing: obesity, sugary drinks, alcohol, bacon, ham, and other processed meats. But it’s not all bad, they do reveal the important new news that fresh […]

A beautifully confused article from the Daily Mail to kick off the new year. Nano particles, are they awesome or or are they evil? Well I don’t really care, I just want to know if they are going to give me cancer but Sean Poulter the old tease waits till the final paragraph before telling […]



3 words to make your heart sink: The Daily Mail. If you have perused its pages lately you may have noticed that alongside the usual stuff about asylum seekers, house prices, and single mothers it has been running a strange project cataloguing all the worlds inanimate objects into those that cure, and those that cause […]