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News Archive for March 2013

Is too much screen time bad for children’s mental health? The jury’s still out

Mar 27, 2013

Spending a long time in front of a TV or computer screen may not be as detrimental to children’s mental health as previously thought, according to new results from a large UK population study.

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Professor Dame Sally Macintyre, Director of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing, receives Suffrage Science award.

Mar 11, 2013

On International Women’s Day (March 8th 2013) Sally Macintyre was one of 12 female scientists in the fields of engineering, physical sciences, and medicine recognised at a ceremony in London.

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Housing improvements should be targeted at those in poorest health

Mar 1, 2013

Improving housing can improve health, particularly when interventions are targeted at those in the poorest health, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library.

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