22 May 2013
A study of around 1,000 UK mothers and children in Children of the 90s, published in The Lancet, has revealed that iodine deficiency in pregnancy may have an adverse effect on children’s mental development.
15 May 2013
New research from Children of the 90s shows that girls whose fathers were absent during the first five years of life were more likely to develop depressive symptoms in adolescence than girls whose fathers left when they were aged five to ten years or than boys in both age groups (0-5 and 5-10).
1 May 2013
New research shows that children whose brains process information more slowly than their peers are at greater risk of psychotic experiences.
19 March 2013
A study of nearly 4,000 pairs of mothers and their children in Children of the 90s has shown that maternal vitamin D levels during pregnancy are not associated with the child’s bone health in later life.
28 February 2013
Today [Thursday 28 February 2013], Children of the 90s welcomed the 2,000th father through their doors.
28 February 2013
Young people who have joint hypermobility (better known as being double-jointed) are at increased risk of developing musculoskeletal pain in their teenage years, according to new research from Children of the 90s.
25 February 2013
New research from Children of the 90s shows that most babies who are slow to put on weight in the first nine months of life have caught up to within the normal range by the age of 13, but remain lighter and shorter than many of their peers. There are significant differences in the pattern of ‘catchup’, depending on the infant’s age when the slow weight gain occurs.
17 January 2013
New research from Children of the 90s shows that more than 75 per cent of people with a particular version of a gene don’t produce under-arm odour but use deodorant anyway.
3 December 2012
Researchers from 43 studies of pregnancy and birth, including Children of the 90s, have identified four new genetic regions that influence birth weight, providing further evidence that genes as well as maternal nutrition are important for growth in the womb.
14 November 2012
Relatively small levels of exposure to alcohol while in the womb can influence a child’s IQ, according to a new study led by researchers from the universities of Bristol and Oxford using data from over 4,000 mothers and their children from Children of the 90s.