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].
- 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.
- One in three women experience ‘loss of control’ eating in pregnancy 5 June 2018 More than a third of women report feeling out of control over the amount they eat during pregnancy, according to new UCL-led research.
- Blasting a way into crime or just clean fun? 29 May 2018 Many children are drawn to using toy weapons in creative play and will spend the summer chasing siblings, yelling bang or exchanging the foam bullets of a Nerf gun with friends. But, does this behavior indicate a propensity for future violence?
- Autism is not linked to eating fish in pregnancy 21 May 2018 A major study examining the fish-eating habits of pregnant women has found that they are not linked to autism or autistic traits in their children.