Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
People with greater genetic risk of weight gain and those from disadvantaged backgrounds are more likely to be overweight or obese across adulthood, with associations becoming larger from adolescence to midlife, finds a new study led by researchers from the UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies.
The onset of menopause before age 45 reduces months spent in work by 9% – around 4 months’ employment – for women during their early 50s, finds new research by the UCL Social Research Institute.
Differences in birth weight and pregnancy term between medically assisted reproduction and naturally conceived children become insignificant once family circumstances are considered, according to new research by the UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies and the University of Utah.
A new study, based on longitudinal data, has found that people who had higher pre-pandemic levels of depression or anxiety have been more severely affected by disruption to jobs and healthcare during the pandemic.
Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up of nearly 100 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between April and June 2021.
More than one in three British adults are suffering from two or more chronic health conditions in middle age, such as recurrent back problems, mental ill-health, high blood pressure, diabetes, and high-risk drinking, according to UCL researchers.
Researchers can now access new information on the presence of COVID-19 antibodies among more than 10,000 study members taking part in the four cohort studies run by the UCL Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS).
Researchers can now access new information about how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the lives of almost 28,000 cohort study participants during the third national lockdown in February and March.
Researchers from around the world have been using CLS study data to tackle important questions. Here is a round-up of over 70 new pieces of research that we’ve added to the CLS bibliography between January and March 2021.
The Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS) is to launch a new UK-wide study that will test approaches to setting up a full large-scale national birth cohort study in the future. The study team is calling for input from future data users as it develops its plans for the two-year feasibility study.
From this summer, we hope to start catching up with our BCS70 participants to see how they’re faring in their early 50s.
Children conceived through medically assisted reproduction who are born small do just as well in cognitive tests during childhood and adolescence as naturally conceived children who are born a normal weight, finds a new study led by UCL researchers.
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