Population Health News
Future of donor anonymity threatened by growth of genetic testing
Apr 13, 2016 15:25PM
The rise of personal genetic testing and growth of international DNA databases could put an end to anonymous sperm and egg donation as donor-conceived individuals may unintentionally discover biological relatives, according to UCL researchers.Read more...
Toddlers’ eating habits may harm long-term health
Apr 06, 2016 09:31AM
UK toddlers are consuming more calories and protein than recommended, potentially putting them at risk of obesity in later life, according to UCL research.Read more...
Lesbian, gay or bisexual individuals twice as likely to suffer mental health issues
Mar 24, 2016 10:03AM
Adults who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual (LGB) are twice as likely as heterosexual adults to suffer from anxiety or depression, according to research from UCL, London Metropolitan University and Public Health England.Read more...
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RESEARCH: The British National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal) are among the largest and most detailed studies of sexual behaviour in the world. Natsal-3 was published in 2013. Find out more
RESEARCH: Research led by UCL's Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, in collaboration with others, has informed national influenza vaccination and control policy. Find out more
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