ESRC press coverage
30.8K views | +16 today
Follow
ESRC press coverage
Curated by ESRC press office esrc favicon
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

York and Cardiff academics launch new resource for family members of people in vegetative or minimally conscious states

A unique online resource for family members and others involved in the care of people with severe forms of brain injury is to be launched this week.

ESRC's insight:

The resource is funded by the ESRC.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

"Old" People Often Believe They Are in Bad Health

"Old" People Often Believe They Are in Bad Health | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

If you see yourself as old, you've probably got a negative view of your health.

ESRC's insight:

This research used data from the European Social Survey, which has received funding from the ESRC.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Coalfields report is ‘wake-up call’

A report that shows Yorkshire coalfield areas are falling behind others in terms of health and work should be a ‘wake-up call’ for ministers, an MP has said.

ESRC's insight:

The article cites a report produced by the ESRC-funded Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) at Sheffield Hallam University.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Mapping our lives: the importance of lifelong health studies

Mapping our lives: the importance of lifelong health studies | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Longitudinal health studies follow subjects from ‘womb to tomb’ to create a fingerprint of a healthy human. And there is one thing that has a huge impact on our wellbeing

ESRC's insight:

Article cites data from the the ESRC funded Millenium Cohort Study

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

What Your Commute Might Have To Do With Your Body Weight

What Your Commute Might Have To Do With Your Body Weight | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Over one-third of adults in the United Sates are obese, and many other nations struggle with obesity. One weight-loss strategy may come from something most people do every day — the daily commute.


ESRC's insight:

Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society UK Household Longitudinal Study.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Jobs and health highlighted in shock coalfield report

Coalfield areas are a crumbling mess and lagging behind the rest of the UK, a shock report has revealed.

ESRC's insight:

The article quotes Professor Steve Fothergill from Sheffield Hallam University's Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research which is funded by the ESRC. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Healthy Breakfast May Help Kids Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk Profile

Healthy Breakfast May Help Kids Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk Profile | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Regular consumption of a healthy breakfast may help children lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in this week's PLOS Medicine.

ESRC's insight:

Article cites findings from the study which was part funded by the ESRC.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Different societies affect how old and ill 'over 70s' feel

People aged 70 and over who identify themselves as 'old' feel worse about their own health in societies where they perceive they have lower value than younger age groups.

ESRC's insight:

This article cites data from the ESRC-funded European Social Survey.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Mapping lives, from womb to tomb

Of all health studies that focus directly on human beings, those that follow participants from birth to death are among the most compelling. Their sheer unwieldiness — keeping track and making sense of entire messy, unpredictable lifetimes — is staggering.

ESRC's insight:

Article cites the ESRC-funded Millenium Cohort Study

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Walking Or Biking To Work Helps Combat Obesity

Walking Or Biking To Work Helps Combat Obesity | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Leaving the car at home and walking, cycling or even taking the bus to work could improve your health, researchers from University College London (UCL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine claim in a new study.

ESRC's insight:

Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Understanding Society UK Household Longitudinal Study.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Is Scottish independence bad for your health?

Is Scottish independence bad for your health? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

With September 18 drawing nearer, the people of Scotland still lack answers about how independence will affect a number of institutions, policies and their everyday lives. It is crucial to uncover what…

ESRC's insight:

Article cites Innogen's research on the ESRC Future of the UK and Scotland project

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by ESRC
Scoop.it!

Sweets, fizzy drinks and TV all part of a happy, well-rounded childhood

Sweets, fizzy drinks and TV all part of a happy, well-rounded childhood | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
It is something generations of schoolboys have long suspected: eating your greens might be good for you, but it does not make you happy.
ESRC's insight:

Article mentions report based on data provided by the Millennium Cohort Study, which is core funded by the ESRC.

more...
No comment yet.