News in 2000
- Bristol University Research Team Awarded £100,000 for Cancer Research 25 October 2000 A substantial grant has been awarded to a team of researchers at Bristol University’s Department of Child Health to research the links between childhood diet and its effect on the development of cancer in later life.
- Passive Smoking Puts Pregnancy on Hold 29 September 2000 The University of Bristol has unveiled dramatic new research results which demonstrate for the first time that female fertility is reduced by passive smoking.
- Increased risk of wheeze and asthma in young children whose mothers smoke during the pregnancy 26 September 2000 Young children may be at increased risk of wheeze and asthma if their mothers smoke during pregnancy, finds research published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. This held true irrespective of the effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.
- UK Study finds men also have biological clock: Conception takes longer for older men 1 August 2000 The older a man is, the longer it is likely to take his partner to conceive irrespective of her age, according to research published today.