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Children of women who reported domestic violence in pregnancy or during the first six years of the child's life are almost 50 per cent more likely to have a low IQ at age eight, research has found.

Bristol's Children of the 90s study will be supported for the next five years through an established collaboration between the University of Bristol, the Medical Research Council and The Wellcome Trust.

A large breakthrough has been made in the genetic understanding of mouth ulcers which could provide potential for a new drug to prevent or heal the painful lesions.

New research led by the University of Bristol has found children whose mothers drink during pregnancy could be at greater risk of mental health problems, particularly anxiety, depression and conduct disorder.

Your attitude during pregnancy could have an effect on your child’s ability in maths and science, according to a new study published by Frontiers in Psychology today (Friday 8 February). Using data from Bristol’s Children of the 90s study the re...

A fresh look by the University of Bristol at how teenagers are affected by their asthma, eczema or obesity has some reassuring findings published in BMJ Open.

A new study from the University of Bristol supports body mass index (BMI) as a useful tool for assessing obesity and health.

Up to 17 per cent of children could have symptoms consistent with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) according to new research published on 30 November in Preventative Medicine.

Researchers at the University of Bristol have established greater evidence for a causal link between trauma in childhood and psychotic experiences at 18 years old.

New Wellcome Trust funding means researchers from the University of Bristol can undertake a new study exploring fathers' early parenting experiences.

Professor Jean Golding, who has been announced as one of the National Institute for Health Research's seven NHS70 research legends, tells the story of developing Children of the 90s, a unique cohort study spanning three generations in the Bristol area.

Were you, your partner, your child or another relative born between April 1991 and December 1992? In Bristol or the surrounding area? If you answered ‘yes’ to both questions, you could be part of Children of the 90s and they would like to hear from you.

Researchers from the University of Bristol have found regular and occasional cannabis use as a teen is associated with a greater risk of other illicit drug taking in early adulthood.

Improve clinicians’ understanding of the online world, review web-based support services for vulnerable people and safeguard the public against pro-suicide content. Those are some of the recommendations being put to the internet industry, health provider...

As part of their 25th anniversary celebrations, Children of the 90s have joined forces with the MRC National Study of Health and Development (the 1946 study), which is celebrating its 70th birthday this year, to make a film called 'Across Generations', w...

A larger placenta during pregnancy could lead to larger bones in the children, a new study has shown. Researchers from the University of Southampton, studied 518 children in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children.

In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers have confirmed that high levels of family stress in early life can cause children to wet the bed for prolonged and persistent periods of time.

New light has been shed on the genetic relationship between autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) and ASD-related traits in the wider population, by a team of international researchers including academics from the University of Bristol, the Broad Institute o...

Research has found pre-school children whose parents considered them to be ‘picky eaters’ ate less dietary fibre, and were 30 per cent more likely to be constipated than those who were ‘never choosy’.

New research from Children of the 90s shows that the weight gain of infants given cow’s milk as a main drink in place of breast or formula milk before 12 months of age may be greater than that of breastfed infants.

Young people who identify with the goth subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to new research led by academics at the Universities of Oxford and Bristol, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal.

ALSPAC, or Children of the 90s, has been charting the health of 14,500 families in the Bristol area since the early 1990s in order to improve the health of future generations. ALSPAC is a world-leading birth cohort study.

Babies who gain weight rapidly in the first three months of life are more likely to develop asthma and for it to persist into adolescence.

One of the world’s largest population studies, which collects vast amounts of data from 32,000 participants to give new insights into our health, is today celebrating an important landmark in its acclaimed research history. Children of the 90s is based a...

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