Thousands to be invited to Bristol health study’s biggest ever clinic, starting this September 17 September 2021 Over 20,000 participants will be invited to Bristol health study Children of the 90s’ biggest ever clinic which has launched today (Friday 17 September).
- Baby teeth may one day help identify kids at risk for mental disorders later in life 10 November 2021 Like the rings of a tree, teeth contain growth lines that may reveal clues about childhood experiences. The thickness of growth marks in primary (or “baby”) teeth may help identify children at risk for depression and other mental health disorders later in life, according to a ground-breaking investigation led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) using data from a world-renowned health study in Bristol and published in JAMA Network Open.
- Scientists discover how our brain uses nutritional state to regulate growth and age at puberty 8 November 2021 Researchers from the MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit and the MRC Epidemiology Unit have discovered how a receptor in the brain detects the nutritional state of the body and regulates the timing of puberty and rate of growth in children and increases in lean muscle mass.
- How does your jumping ability correlate to other areas of your health? 4 November 2021 The jumping mechanography – along with other physical measurements – assesses participants' general muscle strength, function, power and mobility.
- The new glycocalyx measure - what, why and how? 3 November 2021 A new measurement in the Children of the 90s @30 clinic analyses capillary function to see how the health of the glycocalyx relates to diseases including diabetes, kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, vascular dementia, pre-eclampsia and septic shock.
- New research finds school children may not be consuming enough long-chain omega-3 fats 24 September 2021 A new study by researchers at the University of Bristol has found that children may not be eating enough long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, which are found mainly in fish and seafood.
- Increased risk of depression for young people if their mothers experienced depression during or after pregnancy 24 September 2021 Children born to mothers who are depressed during and after pregnancy are more likely to develop depressive symptoms themselves by the age of 24, according to new research published today (24 September) led by the University of Bristol.
- Thousands to be invited to Bristol health study’s biggest ever clinic, starting this September 17 September 2021 Over 20,000 participants will be invited to Bristol health study Children of the 90s’ biggest ever clinic which has launched today (Friday 17 September).
- Fat matters more than muscle for heart health, research finds 9 September 2021 New research has found that changes in body fat impact early markers of heart health more than changes in body muscle, suggesting there are greater benefits to be expected from losing fat than from gaining muscle.
- Up to one in six people with COVID-19 report long COVID symptoms 28 June 2021 One in six (17%) middle-aged people who report being infected by SARS-CoV-2 also report long COVID symptoms, while this falls to one in 13 (7.8%) among younger adults who reported having Covid-19, according to a new study led by UCL and King’s College London researchers.
- New research finds GCSE results linked to child’s enjoyment of school aged six. 21 June 2021 A child's enjoyment of school at six years old is linked to their GCSE results aged 16, according to new research from the University of Bristol, published in the journal Science of Learning.