Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
Seventeen per cent of UK parents have let their children drink alcohol by the age of 14, according to new findings from the Millennium Cohort Study.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in November using CLS study data.
One in five young people born in the UK at the turn of the century was obese by the age of 14, and a further 15 per cent were found to be overweight.
A round-up of selected journal papers and other research published in October using CLS study data.
People who exercise regularly are more likely to be satisfied with their lives, according to a new study.
Substantial numbers of baby boomers, especially lower and middle earners, are expecting to work past state pension age.
Young adults who are employed on zero-hours contracts are less likely to be in good health, and are at higher risk of poor mental health than workers with stable jobs.
People who get a good night’s sleep are less likely to be overweight or obese, according to a new study.
Now that the participants have turned 25, this new data will allow researchers to explore how their educational choices, family resources and experiences in adolescence have influenced their life chances so far. The data includes extensive information about cohort members’ lives at this pivotal time.
Researchers have called into question the apparent benefits of light alcohol consumption – as well as the supposed ‘risks’ of not drinking – after examining the drinking habits of middle-aged Britons.
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.
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