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New joint local services inspections to focus on children’s mental health

Ofsted have published guidance for inspectors for new series of joint inspections focusing on children’s mental health.
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What can schools do to spot and avert mental health issues?

Schools across the UK are dealing with a mental health epidemic, with both primary and secondary school leaders reporting a rise in stress, anxiety and panic attacks in their pupils as well as depression, self-harm and eating disorders.
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Oxytocin, vasopressin and mother nature

Dr Sue Carter, The Kinsey Institute, discusses the critical role of oxytocin in birth, lactation and maternal behaviour and in tuning the baby’s developing endocrine and nervous system.
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Understanding and producing words with high-school maths

Professor R. Harald Baayen, Quantitative Linguistics, University of Tübingen, explains how we can understand and produce words with high-school maths.
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UK government charges children £640 to apply for citizenship

In this article, Valerie Peay, Director for the International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR), describes the profit-making scheme used by the UK government on children who apply for citizenship.
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£1.5 million awarded to councils to tackle childhood obesity

Five local councils will be awarded £100,000 a year over a 3-year period to help them tackle childhood obesity and health inequalities.
alcohol use by children, children's behaviour

More intense alcohol use by children with lenient parents

Researchers found that children are more likely to start drinking alcohol, drink more frequently and get drunk if their parents have a lenient attitude towards drinking.
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25% of children have a mother with mental illness

One in four UK children between the ages of 0 and 16 have a mother with a mental illness, according to a team of University of Manchester researchers.
Resilience In Youth

Resilience In Youth – protecting our fastest growing population

The youth rights and resilience focus on the protection from violence, the promotion of health, and the potential for wellness.
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Child Safety Week: What to do if your child is choking

Daisy First Aid provides tips on what to do if your child is choking and highlights the top 5 choking foods as Child Safety Week commences.
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Preventing cancer: A whole-of-society, whole-of-government approach

World Cancer Research Fund’s Policy & Public Affairs Manager, Fiona Sing, outlines what governments and society should be doing to prevent cancer and other non-communicable diseases.
body image during pregnancy, emotional wellbeing

Body image during pregnancy can define relationship with baby

Researchers have shown that a new way of assessing women’s relationship with their body image during pregnancy could help predict how well the mother might bond with her unborn baby and her longer-term emotional wellbeing.
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Toddlers are spending less than 3 hours outside per week

A recent study, by Kiddi Caru, has revealed that parents said their children get 3 hours or less outside per week.
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Where are the Syrian victims of ISIS?

Families whose relatives disappeared in the custody of the Islamic State (ISIS) while the group controlled parts of Syria struggle to learn what happened to victims of ISIS.
teenage life satisfaction, social media

Social media has debateable effect on teenage life satisfaction

Oxford researchers conducted a study of 12,000 British teenagers, which shows links between social media and teenage life satisfaction are small at best, but can change depending on gender and how the data is analysed.
risk of exploitation, programme to protect children

UK programme to protect children at risk of exploitation

National programme will provide specialist support and boost protection for children most at risk of criminal or sexual exploitation.
issue of antimicrobial resistance, economics of climate change

How can economics tackle the issue of antimicrobial resistance?

Applying the economics of climate change to antimicrobial resistance could help to avert the 10 million deaths that are predicted to occur by 2050 if urgent action isn’t taken.
UK porn ban, agechecked

The UK “porn ban”: What do you need to know?

Alastair Graham, CEO of AgeChecked, weighs in on UK porn ban discussions after the government announced the date: Read on to find out what an age verification expert thinks of the ban.
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UK porn ban will actually begin in July

The much-discussed UK ban on porn access will begin on the 15 July, 2019: What does this really mean for people trying to watch porn?
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Is the UK “porn ban” successful?

The largest mainstream test of an online age verification system since the announcement of the UK’s “porn ban” has taken place, and has been described as a huge success.

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