Pregnancy Drinking 'Harms IQ'
Research shows drinking affects unborn child
Researchers from the University of Bristol have published evidence to suggest drinking as little as one glass of wine a week while pregnant could affect the I.Q of the unborn child.
The collaborative study, between the Universities of Bristol and Oxford, showed that only children that have genes that make them vulnerable to alcohol were affected.
Bristol University research shows benefit of social media
Social marketing can help boost physical activity in deprived areas, according to researchers at Bristol University.
They found that promoting health campaigns through social media helped increase the number of people participating.
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University given £500,000 to study ash clouds
Bristol University's been given around £500,000 for a project to study the risks of ash clouds from volcanoes.
The new research post in Bristol is aimed at finding out how ash clouds form and how they spread.