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Latest Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Stories

2014-09-09 12:29:31

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

2014-04-28 16:28:11

OTTAWA, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced the appointment of Audrey McFarlane to the Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse (CCSA) Board of Directors for a three-year

Doctors Not Screening For Heavy Drinking
2014-01-08 13:30:51

According to a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 38 million Americans drink too much, and doctors are failing at finding out who they are.

Alcohol Use During Pregnancy May Lead To Poor Brain Development
2013-12-03 15:08:13

A new study by neuroscientists at the University of California, Riverside shows how prenatal exposure to alcohol severely disrupts major features of brain development, leading to increased anxiety and poor motor function.

2013-11-08 23:03:46

On November 15th, Underground Elephant and FASD will be stocking grocery bags with Thanksgiving turkeys and a variety of essentials for the season’s most coveted meal. San

2013-08-01 14:36:16

Medical researchers at the University of Alberta recently published findings showing that brain development is delayed throughout childhood and adolescence for people born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

2013-06-14 13:49:32

In a surprising new finding, a Northwestern Medicine® study has found a common molecular vulnerability in autism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

2013-06-14 12:29:03

The term Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) refers to a continuum of disabilities caused by prenatal alcohol exposure.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.