Yvonne Kelly

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“Social media use is linked to depression and poor mental health,” says Prof Yvonne Kelly of UCL’s Institute of Epidemiology and Healthcare. Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA

A major UK study that has found 14-year-old girls are twice as likely to show signs of social media-linked depression compared to boys would show “ver(...)

A child’s consumption of sugary drinks or the amount of television they watch are not strong predictors of who will gain an unhealthy amount of weight. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Skipping breakfast and irregular sleep patterns have been identified as key reasons why children may become dangerously overweight in research that sh(...)