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Wary of the notorious effects it can have on a developing fetus, research has shown most pregnant women avoid alcohol. However, a new study from UK researchers has found drinking a daily glass of wine does not harm a child's neurological development, as determined by a balance test.
Scientists recently discovered that mothers who smoked during pregnancy affected the reading scores of their infants, so much so that the children scored lower on exams that measured the accuracy of their ability to read aloud and to comprehend the reading material that they had in front of them.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.