Victims of childhood bullying are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults and have a higher risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses, according to a new study.
Hollywood stars and top models may be getting larger, but accepting that beauty comes in varying shapes and sizes might not be good for our health, warns Professor Alice Sullivan of the UCL Institute of Education.
Almost 80 per cent of Millennium Cohort Study (MCS) parents regularly consented to allow health records of their children to be linked to survey results.
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.
Children born since 1990 are up to three times more likely than older generations to be overweight or obese by age 10, according to a new study.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education