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.
- 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.
- Study shows online gambling soared during lockdown, especially among regular gamblers 17 May 2021 Regular gamblers were more than six times more likely to gamble online compared to before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research.
- Childhood abdominal pain may be linked to disordered eating in teenagers 13 May 2021 New research shows that people who suffer from recurrent abdominal pain in childhood may be more likely to have disordered eating as teenagers.
- Substance use and depression more closely linked for generation Z teens 4 May 2021 Substance use and antisocial behaviour are more likely to go hand-in-hand with poor mental health for generation Z teens compared to millennial adolescents growing up a decade earlier, finds a new UCL study.
- New research plans confirmed on Bristol health study’s 30th birthday 28 April 2021 Thirty years after it first started, the Children of the 90s health study – one of the largest, most detailed longitudinal birth cohorts in the world – announced today [28 April] that it will launch its biggest collection of health data yet on three generations of Bristol families in September.