A short film about Children of the 90s by the Wellcome Trust. Click in the bottom right to show it full-screen.
To date, 1000 academic papers have been published as a result of information supplied by Children of the 90s participants. The 1000th discovery is that men who started smoking before puberty have fatter sons, advancing our knowledge of how health effects pass across generations. Many of the 1000 are important discoveries about childhood health, attracting national and international attention, including:
The “Back-to-Sleep” campaign recommends that healthy babies sleep on their backs as a way to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome or "cot death". This campaign arose from research in Bristol and has saved the lives of thousands of babies. More recently we have confirmed the benefits of babies sleeping on their back and shown that this has no harmful effects.
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