Archives for July 2014

500th baby joins pioneering infant nutrition study

On Thursday 10 July 2014, researchers from the University of Cambridge welcomed Jessica and her mother as she became the 500th participant in the Baby Milk study at the MRC Epidemiology Unit.Dr Ken Ong, paediatrician and programme leader at the MRC Epidemiology Unit noted that “The recruitment of the 500th participant is a major milestone […]

High-quality traffic-free routes encourage more walking and cycling

New study finds overall physical activity is increased by proximity to routesThe provision of new, high-quality, traffic-free cycling and walking routes in local communities has encouraged more people to get about by foot and by bike, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health.Two years after new routes were developed […]

New Evidence Brief: takeaway food outlets, diet and health

Announcing a new Evidence Brief from CEDAR:Are takeaways adding pounds?How takeaway food outlets where we live and work may affect our health Where we live and work can affect the type of food choices we are able to make, which in turn can impact on our weight and health. New research from CEDAR is adding […]