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Breastfeeding in the East Midlands: patterns, trends and data quality issues

Breastfeeding has important health benefits for both mother and child. Breastfed babies are less likely to report with gastric, respiratory and urinary tract infections and allergic diseases, while they are also less likely to become obese in later childh ...

Tackling Child Obesity- First Steps

The Committee of Public Accounts has published "Tackling child obesity- first steps". In 2004 a Public Service Agreement target (PSA) was established, shared between the three Departments of Health, Education and Skills and Culture, Media and Sp ...

Social inequalities in health. New evidence and policy implications

Health inequalities according to people's social standing are persisting, or even growing, in modern societies. Recent decades have revealed evidence of strong variations in life expectancy, both between countries and within them. This widening of so ...

National Child Measurement Programme: Detailed Analysis of the 2006/07 National Dataset

The National Obesity Observatory has produced a new report- National Child Measurement Programme: Detailed Analysis of the 2006/07 National Dataset. The report highlights the usefulness of the NCMP for advancing our understanding of underweight, overweigh ...

Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet: England, 2011

The Information Centre has published 'Statistics on Obesity, Physical Activity and Diet: England, 2011'. This statistical report presents a range of information on obesity, physical activity and diet, drawn together from a variety of sources. Th ...

Shaping Society

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Annual report and accounts 2011/12 The ESRC's Annual Report provides information on the its activities during the previous financial year, including an analysis of its research and training expenditure, and ...

Accessibility, Sustainability, Excellence: How to Expand Access to Research Publications

Working Group on Expanding Access to Published Research Findings Open Access publishing This report recommended a balanced programme of action to enable more people to read and use the publications arising from research, and to accelerate the progress tow ...

The four health systems of the UK: How do they compare?

Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation Funding and performance of health care systems in the four countries of the UK Since political devolution in 1999, there has been increasing policy divergence between the health systems of the four countries of the ...

Plain Packaging Review: Independent Review into Standardised Packaging of Tobacco

Chantler, C. Packaging of tobacco Standardised packaging of tobacco is likely to contribute to a modest but important reduction in smoking, including reducing the rate of children taking up smoking, Sir Cyril Chantler will say today. These are the main co ...

Debating Open Access

Vincent, N. and Wickham, C. (eds.), British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities ...

Debating Open Access: Introduction

Vincent, N. and Wickham, C. (eds.), British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities ...

Open Access and Learned Societies

Gardner, R., British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities and social sciences. Re ...

Ecumenical Open Access and the Finch Report Principles

Shieber, S.M., British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities and social sciences. ...

Open Access in the UK and the International Environment: The View from Humanities and Social Science

Wickham, C., British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities and social sciences. Re ...

Political, Cultural and Technological Dimensions of Open Access: An Exploration

Curry, S., British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities and social sciences. Rese ...

Before the Law: Open Access, Quality Control and the Future of Peer Review

Eve, M.P., British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities and social sciences. Rese ...

Creating Scholarly knowledge in the Digital Age

Marar, Z., British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities and social sciences. Rese ...

Why Open Access Makes No Sense

Osborne, R., British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities and social sciences. Re ...

The Monograph Challenge

Vincent, N., British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences Open Access publishing One of a collection of 8 articles by leading academics and publishers reflecting on the challenges of open access publication for humanities and social sciences. Re ...

Association for Young People's Health (AYPH) Research updates

Association for Young People's Health (AYPH) Research developments The AYPH Research Updates set out the latest research developments providing you with a summary of findings and links to more detailed information if you need it. These Research Updat ...