Queen’s birthday honour for Professor Debbie Lawlor 16 June 2017 Debbie Lawlor, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Bristol, has been awarded a CBE for her services to social and community medicine research in the Queen's Birthday Honours, which recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.
- Queen’s birthday honour for Professor Debbie Lawlor 16 June 2017 Debbie Lawlor, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Bristol, has been awarded a CBE for her services to social and community medicine research in the Queen's Birthday Honours, which recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the UK.
- Link between teen cannabis use and other illicit drug taking in early adulthood 7 June 2017 One in five adolescents at risk of tobacco dependency, harmful alcohol consumption and illicit drug use.
- Dr Ben Perry wins Royal College of Psychiatrists research prize 6 June 2017 Dr Ben Perry recognised for research success.
- Mother’s personality can affect child’s mental health 6 June 2017 Scientists have looked at over 8,000 parents and children in Children of the 90s and found that the children of women with personality traits associated with emotional and relationship difficulties were at greater risk of depression, anxiety and self-harm in their late teens than their peers.
- Teenagers with DCD at higher risk of mental-health problems 16 May 2017 Scientists from the University of Bristol have looked at 3,950 participants in Children of the 90s and found that those who were diagnosed with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) in childhood were twice as likely as their peers to have mental-health problems in their late teens, with young women more seriously affected than young men.
- Diagnosed autism linked to maternal grandmother’s smoking in pregnancy 27 April 2017 Scientists from the University of Bristol have looked at all 14,500 participants in Children of the 90s and found that if a girl’s maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67% more likely to display certain traits linked to autism, such as poor social communication skills and repetitive behaviours.
- News from Children of the 90s 16 March 2017 Dr Nic Timpson (pictured) has recently been appointed to the post of principal investigator (lead researcher) at Children of the 90s. He brings a distinguished academic pedigree and has made a long-term commitment to leading Children of the 90s to ongoing success.
- Untreated childhood urinary problems can persist into adolescence 15 March 2017 New research into incontinence from Children of the 90s and published today in BMJ Open shows that children who wet themselves both during the day and at night are more likely to have bladder and bowel problems in adolescence if left untreated.
- Professor John Henderson takes part in 'So I Can Breathe' by the BBC 6 March 2017 Professor John Henderson spoke to BBC Points West on Monday 6 March about the effects of air pollution on lung health.
- Eating disorders affect more middle-aged women than expected 17 January 2017 In a study of 5,320 middle-aged women in Children of the 90s, 3% were found to have had an eating disorder in the previous 12 months and more than one in seven (15.3%) reported having had an eating disorder at some point in their life. Less than a third of the affected women said they had sought help or received treatment.