Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
People who are obese from childhood through to middle age have more than double the risk of experiencing difficulties with everyday tasks at age 50 compared to those who were never obese.
Children who experience a family break-up are more likely to become overweight or obese than those living with both parents, according to a new study.
Being born early is no barrier to children and adolescents participating in organised sports and playing with friends, according to new research.
Is screen time really behind the rise in teenage mental health problems? How is the ‘sandwich generation’ faring as they care for their ageing parents and their children and grandchildren? Researchers have been using CLS study data to tackle these and other key questions.
High BMI and mental ill-health go increasingly hand-in-hand to present a combined health risk for children from mid-childhood, according to a new study.
People who experienced physical abuse and neglect in childhood are at higher risk of poor health in middle age, new research shows.
Obese and overweight children are no more likely than their peers to be admitted to hospital for health problems and injuries during childhood and early adolescence.
Overweight and obese children who are physically inactive are more likely to have poor wellbeing than their more active peers who are a similar weight, according to a new study.
Selected highlights of journal papers and other research published in April and May using CLS study data.
To coincide with the Millennium Cohort Study time use diary and accelerometer data release, CLS Survey Manager, Dr Emily Gilbert, discusses how the use of new technology has enabled us to gain new insights into the lives of the millennial generation.
Teenagers are far more likely to spend their time on social media and gaming after school than they are to be doing homework, according to new data gathered from around 3,500 teenagers in the UK.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in March using CLS study data.
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