Welcome to our news and blogs. Here you’ll find the latest developments and insights from across our four longitudinal studies.
The prevalence of serious mental health problems among 17-year-olds could drop by as much as 16.8% for girls and 8.4% for boys if they were not subjected to sexual violence, such as sexual assault and harassment, according to estimates from UCL researchers.
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.
Celebrating 50 years of the 1970 British Cohort Study – As our look back at the 1970 British Cohort Study through the 2010s draws to a close, let us whisk you away on a tour of the decade just gone by.
Findings from the 1970 British Cohort Study’s Age 46 Biomedical Sweep have helped to improve our understanding of midlife health.
The 1970 British Cohort Study Age 46 Sweep had a significant biomedical focus, with objective health measurements and assessments being conducted for the first time in the cohort members’ adulthood.
Information from the NHS about cohort members’ health care and treatment in hospitals has now been linked to two longitudinal cohort studies, which have collected survey data over six decades – the 1958 National Child Development Study (NCDS) and the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70).
The 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) has been an important source of evidence on midlife mental health, helping to improve our understanding about why middle age is such a vulnerable period for adults.
Baby Boomers and Generation X are at the greatest risk of mental ill-health in middle age, finds new research by UCL.
Almost three quarters of British middle-aged adults spend more than eight hours sitting each day, new objective data taken from activity monitors has shown.
New activity monitor data from the Age 46 Biomedical Sweep of the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) are now available for researchers to download from the UK Data Service.
In honour of the 50th anniversary of the 1970 British Cohort Study, this scientific conference will showcase the latest cutting-edge research using CLS cohort data.
New data from the Age 46 Sweep of the 1970 British Cohort Study (BCS70) are now available for researchers to download from the UK Data Service.
The webinar introduction to the BCS70 age 46 data covered: data collection, content and emerging findings.
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