Evidence that tobacco smoking increases risk of depression and schizophrenia 6 November 2019 A new study published today [Wednesday 6 November] in Psychological Medicine and led by University of Bristol researchers has found that tobacco smoking may increase your risk of developing depression and schizophrenia.
- Some complementary and alternative therapies to treat colic show promise 12 November 2019 A review of the evidence on the use of complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies to treat babies with colic has shown some that some treatments - including probiotics, fennel extract and spinal manipulation - do appear to help, but that overall the evidence on the use of these therapies is limited so should be treated with caution.
- New study finds children become less active each year of primary school 12 November 2019 A new study from the University of Bristol has revealed a dramatic drop in children’s physical activity levels by the time they finish primary school. Between the ages of six and 11, children lost on average more than an hour of exercise in the week, with an even greater fall on weekends.
- Donate, don’t ditch: election archive needs your political publicity 12 November 2019 With a historic Christmas general election on the horizon, the campaign trail is hotting up and election literature is flooding through people’s letterboxes in a desperate bid to win votes.
- Professor Elmer Rees, 1941-2019 11 November 2019 Professor Elmer Rees CBE, Honorary Visiting Professor and founder of the Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research, passed away peacefully on 4 October 2019 after a long period of ill health. His colleague Professor Jon Keating offers this fond remembrance.
- Pioneering new ‘smart needle’ could revolutionise cancer diagnosis 11 November 2019 Scientists have developed a pioneering new technique that can detect and diagnose one of the most common types of cancer within seconds - using light.
- Study looked for links between teenage anxiety and later harmful drinking 9 November 2019 Researchers at the University of Bristol have found evidence of an association between generalised anxiety disorder at age 18 and harmful drinking three years later, thanks to the long-term health study Children of the 90s.
- University tower tours raises £38,000 for Bristol Children’s Hospital Charity 8 November 2019 Tours of one of Bristol’s tallest and most iconic buildings have raised a fantastic £38,000 towards caring for sick babies and children in the city.
- University of Bristol pledges its support for ex-service veterans 8 November 2019 Armed forces veterans will be offered free legal support thanks to an innovative new scheme from the University of Bristol as part of its commitment to those in the military and their families.
- SETsquared ranked top global university business incubator for third time 7 November 2019 A national university business incubator, with offices in Bristol’s Engine Shed, has been named as the best in the world for the third time for its outstanding contribution to developing the next generation of UK tech entrepreneurs.
- Technology to offer visitors ‘immersive’ National Trust experience 7 November 2019 How can the sights and sounds of history be brought alive for modern visitors to National Trust properties? Cutting edge technology could provide an answer, so the conservation charity will work with University experts to create new multi-sensory experiences at some of its places in the South West and Wales.