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Children who experience a family break-up in late childhood and early adolescence are more likely to have emotional and behavioural problems than those living with both parents, according to a new study.
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Children born to older mothers tend to show the most cognitive ability nowadays, when in previous generations they typically showed less promise.
Parents’ home ownership is becoming a more important determinant of their children entering the housing market, according to new research.
Among women with young children, those in low-income households are more likely to exceed recommended levels on alcohol, according to a new study.
Twenty-somethings who pursued vocational training rather than university report being just as satisfied with their lives, according to new research
Young adults from working class homes are more likely to drink heavily if they smoked during their teenage years, whereas their middle class peers start drinking excessively if they go on to higher education.
Women who have never given birth or been pregnant have double the odds of reaching the menopause before the age of 40, compared to those who have been pregnant.
Three generations of children from less privileged homes have reached middle age at greater risk of being overweight or obese than their better-off peers, according to findings published in PLOS Medicine.
How has the Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) aided government understanding of the social inequalities faced by young people today?
People who experience maltreatment during childhood are more likely to be unemployed and less likely to own their homes by age 50.
The negative effect of low birth weight on cognitive ability has decreased dramatically for children born at the turn of the millennium, compared to the Baby Boomers and Generation X before them.
People who take part in community activities are more likely to have better memory and problem-solving skills in later middle age, according to new findings from the National Child Development Study (NCDS).
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