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All posts in Children & young people


Engaging young creatives with COVID-19 research

Imperial researchers, together with a local theatre company, have supported young people to creatively engage in COVID-19 research. Th...

  • 13/01/2021
  • Health & Social Care Research, Children & young people, Infectious diseases


Antibody testing on children: What's acceptable?

Between 18-21 June 2020, an engagement and research team at Imperial College London carried out an online public involvement survey to ...

  • 03/07/2020
  • Health & Social Care Research, Blood & Immune System, Carers, Children & young people, Infectious diseases
  • Philippa Pristera


Health Research Matters: Co-production in young people’s health research

To kick off the Autumn series of the Health Research Matters lunchtime seminar series, the NIHR Imperial BRC Patient Experience Researc...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Children & young people, Women's Health, Healthy living & wellbeing
  • Philippa Pristera


To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more

New WHO guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under 5 years of age Children under five must spen...

  • 04/07/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & Social Care Research, Children & young people


For the first time ever there are more people over 65 than under 5

The world's population is aging while many countries' birth rates fail to keep up. There are now more people over the age of 65 than th...

  • 29/04/2019
  • Culture & Society, Ageing, Children & young people


How the young in developing countries are excluded from work

Young people face tough labor markets and job shortages in countries all over the world. For example, about 20 percent of 15- to 24-yea...

  • 09/04/2019
  • Culture & Society, Work, Children & young people


Colorectal cancer increase in younger adults: What could be the cause?

Colorectal cancer remains a major source of cancer incidence and death in the United States. The American Cancer Society estimates that...

  • 07/04/2019
  • Cancer, Children & young people


Alone together: how mobile devices have changed family time

There is now widespread concern about the amount of time children spend staring at screens – with many people worried about the negativ...

  • 02/04/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Children & young people


A mother and son's photographic journey through dementia

Artist Tony Luciani was testing out a new camera when his 91-year-old mother, Elia, snuck into the background of his photos. The sponta...

  • 25/03/2019
  • Culture & Society, Ageing, Dementia, Children & young people


Common chest infection puts babies at risk of hospitalisation in preschool years

Infants who are admitted to hospital with the common infection bronchiolitis are at increased risk of further emergency hospital visits...

  • 20/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Children & young people, Lungs & Airways


Younger adults with inflammatory disease at greater risk of anxiety and depression – new study

The often painful and stigmatising nature of chronic inflammatory disorders, such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis, can take a tol...

  • 19/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Children & young people, Inflammation, Brain & Mind


Northern millennials less likely to live into their 50s than their southern English counterparts

There is a stark disparity in wealth and health between people in the north and south of England, commonly referred to as England’s “no...

  • 17/02/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Children & young people