Eva Maguire

PhD StudentEva has now left CEDAR. For more information about her work here, please contact Pablo Monsivais.Qualifications MPhil Public Health University of Cambridge MSc Social and Spatial Inequalities University of Sheffield BA (Hons) Politics and Philosophy University of Sheffield Background & experience Eva’s background in the social sciences and interest in quantitative methods led to […]

Baby Milk Study – larger study seeks 700 babies

Following on from the successful pilot, the Baby Milk Study from CEDAR and the MRC Epidemiology Unit in Cambridge has been awarded a grant by the National Prevention Research Initiative to recruit 700 babies to the study.Researchers have been working with mothers and healthcare professionals to develop a feeding programme which aims to avoid excess […]

Baby milk and healthy weight in infancy

UK surveys show that more than one in five children are overweight or obese by the time they start school. Nutrition and growth during infancy can also have long term effects on eating behaviours and risks of obesity in later life.Assessing early interventionThrough systematic reviews of the evidence and a new trial, CEDAR and MRC […]

Baby Milk Study

UK surveys show that more than one in five children are already overweight (13%) or obese (10%) when they start school. Infancy is a period of rapid growth and weight gain and obesity prevention during this period may be effective. Nutrition and growth during infancy may also have long term effects by altering eating behaviours […]