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Children growing up without a garden more likely to be obese

16 September 2015

New research has found that young children with no access to a garden are far more likely to be overweight or obese by the time they reach seven.

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Moving home not necessarily a ‘bad thing’ for youngsters, study finds

27 May 2015

Many parents worry that the disruption of moving home may be harmful to young children, but a new study suggests that this is not necessarily so.

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Age 55 survey of the 1958 National Child Development Study launches

12 September 2013

The age 55 survey of the 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) has now begun. Approximately 11,500 cohort members will be invited to take part.

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More than one in four UK children facing multiple risks to development, study finds

7 February 2012

More than one in four UK youngsters are growing up in families facing multiple challenges such as parental depression and financial hardship that can have a damaging effect on children’s development, new research suggests.

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