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Families across England are set to make history from next week as they join the first new national birth cohort study of babies to be launched in more than two decades, at a time of huge significance for the country as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Conscientious teenagers are less likely to smoke when they become adults, new research has concluded.
The long-term impact of poor childhood mental health is believed to be costing the UK a total of £550 billion in lost earnings.
Traumatic childhood experiences are linked to an increased risk of early death, according to new research using data from the 1958 National Child Development Study. Researchers at the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, in collaboration with the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse Studies in Society and Health at University College London, analysed information […]
If a boy’s father is absent when he’s a child, he is more likely to become a father himself at a young age, a new study suggests
A study of people now in their 40s has revealed that those who went to single-sex schools were more likely to study subjects not traditionally associated with their gender than those who went to co-educational schools.
Having children from a previous partner does not affect the stability of future relationships, according to new research from the Institute of Education.
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