News in 2006
- Infant diet and weight gain: You are what you ate 24 March 2007 Bottle-fed babies who graduate to solid food too early could be storing up weight problems for years to come.
- Conference explores neighbourhood 'accident hotspots' and how to make them safer for our children 29 November 2006 Young children living in some neighbourhoods of Bristol are 3 times more likely to have an accident in the home than those living in 'safer' areas of the city.
- Children benefit when their parents go back to school 29 June 2006 Mothers who go back to school as adult learners may find that their children’s education benefits too.
- Family anxiety is strongly linked to unexplained illness 15 June 2006 Doctors treating schoolchildren for persistent stomach ache might need to ask about anxiety in the family.
- Lazy eye patches can expose children to the playground bully 1 June 2006 Official health service guidelines which delay eye tests on children until they first start school could be exposing some of them to unnecessary bullying.
- Why parents should seek help with children’s soiling problems 23 May 2006 Children who have soiling problems are more likely than their peers to have a range of behavioural and emotional difficulties.
- How life in the womb affects a child’s behaviour 1 May 2006 A study of smaller babies has suggested that early factors, before birth, might be important in increasing the likelihood of childhood behavioural problems.
- Almost £9 million to follow the Children of the 90s into adulthood 25 January 2006 Children of the 90s, the ongoing study of 14 thousand children based in Bristol, has been awarded £8.9 million by the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council.
- Could dehydration in infancy lead to high blood pressure? 17 January 2006 Babies who suffer severe diarrhoea in the first few months of their lives could be at greater risk of suffering a stroke many years later.