Study calls for change in guidance about eating fish during pregnancy 6 September 2022 A woman’s mercury level during pregnancy is unlikely to have an adverse effect on the development of the child provided that the mother eats fish, according to a new University of Bristol-led study.
- Study calls for change in guidance about eating fish during pregnancy 6 September 2022 A woman’s mercury level during pregnancy is unlikely to have an adverse effect on the development of the child provided that the mother eats fish, according to a new University of Bristol-led study.
- Sexual enjoyment following childbirth is not altered by different delivery methods, research suggests 22 August 2022 Sexual enjoyment in the years following childbirth is unaffected by the way in which the baby is delivered, according to new research.
- Concerns about effects of fertility treatment on children’s development are unwarranted, large study suggests 26 July 2022 Differences in the growth, weight, and body fat levels of children conceived through fertility treatment are small, and no longer apparent by late adolescence, finds new research.
- Bristol’s Children of the 90s study helps scientists pinpoint those most at risk of Long COVID 28 June 2022 Bristol-based study Children of the 90s has helped improve understanding of the causes and treatment of long COVID.
- Children of the 90s study to help learn more about long COVID 23 May 2022 Participants from Children of the 90s are part of a nationwide study seeking to better understand the condition known as long COVID.
- Poor school grades and smoking: Is tobacco all to blame? 14 March 2022 Dr Suzi Gage contributes to the #Co90sDiscoveries series and tells us whether smoking cigarettes can influence how well a young person does at school.
- Making a difference: COVID-19 and population science 8 March 2022 Principal Investigator, Professor Nic Timpson, starts the #Co90sDiscoveries series by discussing how the study has assisted with the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Lifestyle more likely to affect a child’s BMI than the weight of their mother 1 February 2022 Researchers from the University of Bristol and Imperial College London have found that a high Body Mass Index (BMI) of a mother before and during pregnancy is not a major cause of high BMI in their offspring – indicating that childhood and teen obesity is more likely to be a result of lifestyle factors.
- Smoking may increase risk of heart attack via enhanced platelet activity, new research suggests 26 January 2022 Smoking cigarettes may increase the risk of a heart attack by activating a gene that affects blood clotting, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Bristol.
- Granddaughters and great-granddaughters of men who start to smoke before puberty, have more body fat than expected, research shows 21 January 2022 A new study, led by the University of Bristol and published in Scientific Reports today [21 January], has reported increased body fat in females whose grandfathers or great-grandfathers began smoking before puberty.