A complex interplay of prenatal and postnatal factors determines the risk of childhood obesity and diabetes during later life.
Two new regions of the human genome linked to breast cancer have been found by an international team of scientists led by Cambridge University researchers; one increases the risk while the other reduces the risk of developing breast cancer.
Improvements in education and health could reduce the number of elderly people who suffer from dementia, according to the first study in England to compare elderly cognitive ability.
A new centre&nbsp;on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus next to&nbsp;Addenbrooke's Hospital&nbsp;will address the growing threat to public health posed by obesity, diabetes and related diseases.
Research conducted by the University of Cambridge in collaboration with the MRC Centre for Lifelong Health and Ageing, has revealed a link between weight at birth and depression and anxiety through the next five decades of life.
We all know that a good diet is key to good health, but it's now clear that certain foods we eat can unmask underlying susceptibilities to cancer.