Thousands to be invited to Bristol health study’s biggest ever clinic, starting this September 17 September 2021 Over 20,000 participants will be invited to Bristol health study Children of the 90s’ biggest ever clinic which has launched today (Friday 17 September).
- New research finds school children may not be consuming enough long-chain omega-3 fats 24 September 2021 A new study by researchers at the University of Bristol has found that children may not be eating enough long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, which are found mainly in fish and seafood.
- Increased risk of depression for young people if their mothers experienced depression during or after pregnancy 24 September 2021 Children born to mothers who are depressed during and after pregnancy are more likely to develop depressive symptoms themselves by the age of 24, according to new research published today (24 September) led by the University of Bristol.
- Thousands to be invited to Bristol health study’s biggest ever clinic, starting this September 17 September 2021 Over 20,000 participants will be invited to Bristol health study Children of the 90s’ biggest ever clinic which has launched today (Friday 17 September).
- Fat matters more than muscle for heart health, research finds 9 September 2021 New research has found that changes in body fat impact early markers of heart health more than changes in body muscle, suggesting there are greater benefits to be expected from losing fat than from gaining muscle.
- Up to one in six people with COVID-19 report long COVID symptoms 28 June 2021 One in six (17%) middle-aged people who report being infected by SARS-CoV-2 also report long COVID symptoms, while this falls to one in 13 (7.8%) among younger adults who reported having Covid-19, according to a new study led by UCL and King’s College London researchers.
- New research finds GCSE results linked to child’s enjoyment of school aged six. 21 June 2021 A child's enjoyment of school at six years old is linked to their GCSE results aged 16, according to new research from the University of Bristol, published in the journal Science of Learning.
- Low levels of omega-3 associated with higher risk of psychosis, RCSI research 31 May 2021 New research has found that adolescents with higher levels of an omega-3 fatty acid in their blood were less likely to develop psychotic disorder in early adulthood, suggesting that it may have a potential preventative effect of reducing the risk of psychosis.
- Many of us could carry extra fat due to a change in a single gene 27 May 2021 New research has found that one in every 340 people might carry a mutation in a single gene that makes them more likely to have a greater weight from early childhood and, by 18 years of age, they could be up to 30 pounds heavier with the excess weight likely to be mostly fat.
- Smoking during pregnancy associated with child’s risk of having congenital heart disease 27 May 2021 Children born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy were at increased risk of having congenital heart disease, a new study published today [27 May] in the Journal of the American Heart Association has found.
- Study finds increased emotional difficulties in children during the pandemic 17 May 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic may be associated with continuing emotional and behavioural difficulties in children after the age of two, a new study out today [17 May] from researchers at the University of Bristol has found.