Childhood behaviour linked to taking paracetamol during pregnancy 16 September 2019 A new study by the University of Bristol adds to evidence that links potential adverse effects of taking paracetamol during pregnancy.
- Early signs of adult diabetes are visible in children as young as 8 years old 18 September 2019 Early signs of adulthood type 2 diabetes can be seen in children as young as 8 years old, decades before it is likely to be diagnosed, according to a new genetic study being presented at this year’s European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) Annual Meeting in Barcelona, Spain (16–20 September).
- Childhood behaviour linked to taking paracetamol during pregnancy 16 September 2019 A new study by the University of Bristol adds to evidence that links potential adverse effects of taking paracetamol during pregnancy.
- Children of anxious mothers twice as likely to have hyperactivity in adolescence 10 September 2019 A large study has shown that children of mothers who are anxious during pregnancy and in the first few years of the child’s life have twice the risk of having hyperactivity symptoms at age 16. This work is being presented for the first time at the ECNP Congress in Copenhagen.
- Generational study looks for biological links between adverse childhood experiences and self-harm 5 September 2019 New research from the University of Bristol is the first to use a large generational family study to examine links between childhood trauma, the impact of inflammation and self-harm.
- Blood-based biomarkers help to estimate vulnerability of the elderly 20 August 2019 Researchers on ageing led by Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) have identified a combination of biomarkers in the blood which could help estimate the vulnerability of elderly people consistently across five European countries, equally in men and women of all ages above 60 years.
- Study identifies possible genetic link between children’s language and mental health 19 August 2019 A new study suggests there may be genetic explanations for why some children with poor language also have poor mental health.
- Bone strength could be linked to when you reached puberty 9 August 2019 A new study from the University of Bristol has linked bone strength to the timing of puberty.
- Teenage eating disorders linked to early childhood eating habits 5 August 2019 Overeating, undereating and ‘fussiness’ in early childhood can be linked to anorexia and binge-eating in adolescence, and the risk is greater for girls, finds a new UCL-led study.
- Some children are more likely to suffer depression long after being bullied 1 July 2019 Some young adults who were bullied as a child could have a greater risk of ongoing depression due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors according to a new study from the University of Bristol.
- Being a dad is under the spotlight at the University of Bristol 11 June 2019 Researchers at the University of Bristol are about to delve deeper into the relationship between dads and their new baby.