Weight differences contribute to heart health in the young 30 July 2018 Increased weight in young adults is likely to cause higher blood pressure and a thickening of the heart muscle, according to findings by the University of Bristol published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation today [Monday 30 July].
- Children born premature can ‘catch-up’ at school 16 October 2018 Children who are born premature may ‘catch up’ educationally despite lower test scores in their early education (key stage 1).
- Children's genes uncover potential school league table bias 10 September 2018 A new examination of the role of children's genomes in their education progress reveals their impact on both school league tables and how teacher performance is assessed.
- Smoking and drinking can damage arteries ‘very early in life’ 29 August 2018 The arteries of teenagers who drink alcohol and smoke, even very occasionally, are already beginning to stiffen by age 17, according to UCL research that draws on data from the Children of the 90s study.
- Parents, don't panic - your picky eater is in good health 21 August 2018 Research findings using data from the University of Bristol’s Children of the 90s study should reassure parents that their fussy toddlers can grow up with a healthy height and weight.
- Weight differences contribute to heart health in the young 30 July 2018 Increased weight in young adults is likely to cause higher blood pressure and a thickening of the heart muscle, according to findings by the University of Bristol published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation today [Monday 30 July].
- Depression during pregnancy rises in a generation 13 July 2018 Anxiety and depressive symptoms during pregnancy have risen by 51 per cent within a generation according to findings from a major study by the University of Bristol published today (Friday 13 July).
- Teenagers can thank their parents' positive attitude for avoiding obesity 9 July 2018 Teenagers are less likely to be overweight if their mum or dad had a positive attitude during pregnancy, a new study by the University of Bristol and Emory University revealed today (Monday 9 July).
- No evidence that vitamin D protects against high blood pressure in pregnancy 21 June 2018 There is no strong evidence that vitamin D protects against pregnancy-induced high blood pressure (hypertension) or pre-eclampsia, conclude researchers in the British Medical Journal (BMJ)
- Tackling bullying could help reduce depression in autistic teens 19 June 2018 Teenagers with difficulties in social communication, including autism, have higher rates of depressive symptoms, especially if they are being bullied.
- School life is a positive influence for abused and neglected children 11 June 2018 A full and active experience of school has a positive effect on the health and achievements of children who experience abuse or neglect at an early age.