Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:07:00 BST
There is little evidence that the rapid growth of largely unregulated e-cigarettes between 2011 and 2015 was associated with the ‘renormalisation’ of smoking among teens, reveals research published in Tobacco Control.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:43:00 BST
Living in a stressful neighbourhood is related to ageing faster, according to new research using telomeres as a marker for biological ageing. Telomeres are part of people’s DNA which give a measure of ‘miles on the clock,’ or biological age.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 16:22:00 GMT
Funding secured for fourth wave of the internationally-renowned National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 13:48:00 GMT
The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles begins its fourth study on sexual health and well-being in Britain, led by researchers from UCL in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the University of Glasgow and NatCen Social Research.
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:20:00 GMT
Restrictive entry and integration policies are having an adverse effect on the health of migrants in high-income countries, according to the most comprehensive assessment of the impact of general migration policies on migrant health, published in The Lancet Global Health journal.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 15:21:00 GMT
A new study has found that working adults’ exercise frequency was higher where they lived and worked in closer proximity to private sports halls, gyms and swimming pools, compared with public facilities. Many more physical activity facilities were accessible near people’s workplaces compared with their homes.
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 09:52:00 GMT
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:37:00 BST
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 08:45:00 BST
Eight new Mental Health Networks have been announced by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) today, Thursday 6th September 2018, to bring researchers, charities and other organisations together to address important mental health research questions.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 11:53:00 BST
The disparity between the number of sexual partners reported by men and women can largely be explained by a tendency among men to report extreme numbers of partners, and to estimate rather than count their lifetime total, a new study in The Journal of Sex Research finds.
Project investigating the relationships between mental health problems and employment outcomes receives funding from The Health Foundation
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:33:00 BST
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 BST
Compared to those who work, older people who are retired, home-makers, unemployed, or not working because of sickness or disability are more likely to feel that their status results in lower self-esteem.
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:00:00 BST
The Department of Health has announced that an MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit led project is one of 33 successful recipients of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Fund to establish new Global Health Research Units and Groups.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:00:00 BST
Climaxing, erectile dysfunction and lack of interest in sex are main issues, with young people rarely seeking professional help. Around one in ten young men and one in eight young women in Britain who are sexually active have experienced a distressing sexual problem lasting at least three months in the past year, according to new research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 09:00:00 BST
What's the difference between good and bad quality research? Why do the findings in one study appear to contradict the results in another? Which piece of expert advice should I really trust? Now academics behind a new online tool that will help people “ask the right questions” and “understand and evaluate” health research, hope to change that.