New article published
Findings from the feasibility study at age 21-23 years have been published as part of an invited review of DASH

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Kings Logo.png DASH study findings presented at Kings College London
Ethnic differences in childhood overweight and blood pressure could present risks for diabetes and vascular disease in adulthood.

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GraphRacism.JPG DASH reports educational success despite racism and deprivation
Racism and deprivation is still a common experience for young people from ethnic minorities, yet despite this, high proportions are gaining a degree.

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Heron-logo-2014.jpg DASH participants report racism as a common experience
Earlier this year DASH researchers presented our findings on racism - what does this mean for mental health?

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Teachers: Findings

We have published reports on ethnic differences in height, weight and blood pressure and various social descriptors of the population subgroups. Other research outputs include adolescent obesity and high blood pressure, variation in lung function in relation to social disadvantage and differences in psychological well-being and quality of family life.

Information from the DASH study was used to design and test interventions to reduce sedentary behaviour among primary and secondary school students (click here to find out about the first of our intervention studies).


View DASH newsletters from 2007 and 2014, young people's findings and references to current publications to find out more.