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REVEALED: Early puberty linked to increased risk of heart disease and cancer

REVEALED: Early puberty linked to increased risk of heart disease and cancer | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Girls from poorer families are twice as likely to start their period by the age of 11 than children from wealthier backgrounds.

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Article cites the ESRC International Centre for Lifecourse in Society and Health

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UK Data Service's curator insight, October 14, 2016 4:43 AM
This article covers research which uses data held by the UK Data Service.

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Volunteering later in life can ‘enhance mental health and wellbeing’

Becoming a volunteer later on in life can result in good mental health and wellbeing, according to researchers from the University of Birmingham and the University of Southampton.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Third Sector Research Centre

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Will Heikkinen's curator insight, December 6, 2016 5:01 AM
Will Heikkinen is still getting his education, and he is pursuing goals that combine his talents and his interests. When he got out of high school, he went to Madrid, Spain to attend Nebrija University. While he was there, he was immersed in the language and the culture. He actually taught English to children in their homes. Spanish culture is one of his main interests, but he also has a passion for political theory. He is combining these interests as a Government major with a minor in Hispanic Studies at the College of William and Mary in Virginia.
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The common sexual problems that no one is talking about

The common sexual problems that no one is talking about | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
More than a third of young people have experienced a prolonged sexual problem in the last year, research has suggested. Despite often being more commonly associated with older generations, the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles found issues including erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation or problems climaxing affect many people in their late teens and early twenties. 
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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (NATSAL)

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Sex: the myths debunked

Sex: the myths debunked | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

From boosting your IQ level to lowering your blood pressure, how much do you really know about sex?

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyle (NATSAL)

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Blaming Tinder for the spike in STIs? It’s just a lazy swipe

Blaming Tinder for the spike in STIs? It’s just a lazy swipe | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Scare stories about dating apps are based on commonly held myths, when cuts to sexual health services are a very real problem

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Article cites the ESRC-funded National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles

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Legalising cannabis would raise millions in tax, says government study

Legalising cannabis would raise millions in tax, says government study | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Leaked Treasury study, commissioned by the Liberal Democrats while in coalition, says the move would also save £200m a year in court and police costs

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Article cites the Institute for Social and Economic Research

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