Study identifies possible genetic link between children’s language and mental health 19 August 2019 A new study suggests there may be genetic explanations for why some children with poor language also have poor mental health.
- Blood-based biomarkers help to estimate vulnerability of the elderly 20 August 2019 Researchers on ageing led by Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) have identified a combination of biomarkers in the blood which could help estimate the vulnerability of elderly people consistently across five European countries, equally in men and women of all ages above 60 years.
- Study identifies possible genetic link between children’s language and mental health 19 August 2019 A new study suggests there may be genetic explanations for why some children with poor language also have poor mental health.
- Bone strength could be linked to when you reached puberty 9 August 2019 A new study from the University of Bristol has linked bone strength to the timing of puberty.
- Teenage eating disorders linked to early childhood eating habits 5 August 2019 Overeating, undereating and ‘fussiness’ in early childhood can be linked to anorexia and binge-eating in adolescence, and the risk is greater for girls, finds a new UCL-led study.
- Some children are more likely to suffer depression long after being bullied 1 July 2019 Some young adults who were bullied as a child could have a greater risk of ongoing depression due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors according to a new study from the University of Bristol.
- Being a dad is under the spotlight at the University of Bristol 11 June 2019 Researchers at the University of Bristol are about to delve deeper into the relationship between dads and their new baby.
- Stiffening arteries in teenagers with persistent obesity 10 June 2019 Press release re-published with permission from the University of Gothenburg: Children and adolescents with long-term obesity have increased arterial stiffness by their late teens, a study of more than 3,000 children followed from age 9 to 17 shows. These results, in the researchers’ view, call for more initiatives to reduce teenage obesity.
- New study to help uncover childhood risks for self-harm or eating disorders 21 May 2019 A new study led by the University of Bristol will help uncover risk factors and links between self-harm and eating disorders.
- Blog: Who, how and when – Children of the 90s data suggests crucial timings to help tackle depression and anxiety 18 May 2019 Guest blog from Dr Erin Dunn:
- Prior eating disorders linked to long-term depression risk for mothers 14 May 2019 Press release re-published with permission from University Collage London