Childhood behaviour linked to taking paracetamol during pregnancy 16 September 2019 A new study by the University of Bristol adds to evidence that links potential adverse effects of taking paracetamol during pregnancy.
- Study reveals what factors influence young people's gambling habits 5 December 2019 A study has shown that regular weekly gamblers were more likely to be male and had developed habits and patterns of play by age 20. Factors such as the gambling habits of parents and social media use were also found to influence a young person's gambling activity. The in-depth longitudinal study by the University of Bristol's Children of the 90s was commissioned by GambleAware.
- Children of abused mothers 50 per cent more likely to have low IQ 26 November 2019 Children of women who reported domestic violence in pregnancy or during the first six years of the child’s life are almost 50 per cent more likely to have a low IQ at age eight, research finds.
- Women who spend their childhoods in deprived neighbourhoods face an increased risk of intimate partner violence 21 November 2019 Women who spend longer periods of their early lives in less affluent neighbourhoods are at greater risk of experiencing violence during their early adulthoods at the hands of their intimate partners, finds a new study published in Epidemiology.
- Study looked for links between teenage anxiety and later harmful drinking 9 November 2019 Researchers at the University of Bristol have found evidence of an association between generalised anxiety disorder at age 18 and harmful drinking three years later, thanks to the long-term health study Children of the 90s.
- Bristol's Children of the 90s backed to continue its 'study of life' 18 October 2019 Bristol's Children of the 90s study will be supported for the next five years through an established collaboration between the University of Bristol, the Medical Research Council and The Wellcome Trust.
- Children bullied by friends and siblings are more likely to think about suicide in their early twenties 9 October 2019 Depression, self-harm and suicidal ideation are more prominent in adults in their early twenties if they were bullied at home and at school, a study by researchers at the University of Warwick have found. Researchers stress that intervention is needed to educate people in bullying to reduce it.
- Air pollution linked to increased risk of infant deaths and reduced lung function in children 27 September 2019 Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of death in babies according to a study of nearly eight million live births, to be presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress on Sunday (29 September).
- Early signs of adult diabetes are visible in children as young as 8 years old 18 September 2019 Early signs of adulthood type 2 diabetes can be seen in children as young as 8 years old, decades before it is likely to be diagnosed, according to a new genetic study being presented at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain (16–20 September).
- Childhood behaviour linked to taking paracetamol during pregnancy 16 September 2019 A new study by the University of Bristol adds to evidence that links potential adverse effects of taking paracetamol during pregnancy.
- Children of anxious mothers twice as likely to have hyperactivity in adolescence 10 September 2019 A large study has shown that children of mothers who are anxious during pregnancy and in the first few years of the child’s life have twice the risk of having hyperactivity symptoms at age 16. This work is being presented for the first time at the ECNP Congress in Copenhagen.