New research sheds light on genetics of placenta growth and link to preeclampsia in mother 23 October 2023 New research has shed light on how genetics influences the growth of the placenta, revealing a link to risk of disease in the mother.
- Young people less likely to study at university if mother has maternal depression 16 November 2023 Young people whose mothers experienced periods of depression during their lifetime were less likely to study at university, new research led by the University of Bristol has found. The study is published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
- New research sheds light on genetics of placenta growth and link to preeclampsia in mother 23 October 2023 New research has shed light on how genetics influences the growth of the placenta, revealing a link to risk of disease in the mother.
- Children of the 90s gather to celebrate milestone event 18 October 2023 Hundreds of Children of the 90s participants from across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare visited the M Shed to learn directly from the researchers behind the world renowned study.
- Software can detect hidden and complex emotions in parents 5 October 2023 Researchers have conducted trials using a software capable of detecting intricate details of emotions that remain hidden to the human eye.
- Bristol Bears partners with Children of the 90s researchers for new study 25 September 2023 An exciting new sports science study is underway at the Children of the 90s clinic at the University of Bristol. European Challenge Cup winners, the Bristol Bears, are pioneering new research looking at the association between body composition and injury in elite level male, female and academy rugby union players.
- How dietary restraint could significantly reduce effects of genetic risk of obesity 6 July 2023 Obesity risk genes make people feel hungrier and lose control over their eating, but practicing dietary restraint could counteract this.
- Adverse childhood experiences are ‘strong predictor’ for adolescent cannabis use 29 June 2023 A new study from psychiatric epidemiologist Dr Lindsey Hines calls for greater support to help young people avoid problematic drug use.
- Light physical activity from childhood twice as effective in reducing disease risk than more vigorous exercise 16 June 2023 Light physical activity among adolescents is twice as effective at reducing inflammation associated with several diseases than moderate to vigorous physical activity, according to new research.
- UK longitudinal studies partnership awarded £6.4 million MRC/ESRC funding 14 June 2023 The UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration (UK LLC) – a partnership between leading UK longitudinal studies, including Children of the 90s at Bristol – has been awarded £6.4 million of funding by the Medical Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council.
- New study shows rise in emotional problems in young people across generations 6 June 2023 The paper’s findings provide evidence that the increase in emotional problems is especially pronounced for adolescent girls.