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Transforming gender relations the key to flourishing in older age, researchers say

Research by Professor Ann Stewart of Warwick Law School, supported by Dr Jennifer Lander (now at De Montfort University) into the interaction between gender and ageing in rural Kenya underpins a new discussion paper published in conjunction with HelpAge International as a resource for policymakers, international NGOs, national and local governments, and older people themselves.

Tue 11 Sep 2018, 14:04 | Tags: gender, development, Policy, age, Faculty of Social Science, Law

Lack of Sleep leads to Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Children who get less than the recommended amount of sleep for their age are at a higher risk of developing obesity. Research at the University of Warwick has found that children and adolescents who regularly sleep less than others of the same age gain more weight when they grow older and are more likely to become overweight or obese.


Blood and urine tests developed to indicate autism in children

New tests which can indicate autism in children have been developed by researchers at the University of Warwick.


Digital communication improves young patient engagement, according to new study

Using texts, emails, Skype and other digital communication methods can improve the health care experience of younger patients.


Evidence of Midlife Suicide among Females in Western Society

New research from the University of Warwick documents modern international evidence of a midlife peak in suicide risk

Wed 31 May 2017, 09:18 | Tags: gender, Health, social sciences, CAGE, women, sociology, Economics, death, age