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Zero Alcohol Consumption Urged For Pregnancies
2012-01-18 09:43:23

Researchers are suggesting in a new study that there are no safe thresholds for alcohol consumption during pregnancy.

2012-01-16 21:24:45

Prenatal exposure to alcohol is associated with a spectrum of abnormalities, referred to as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

2011-12-15 17:27:37

In recent years, medical professionals have begun to measure fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEEs) in meconium as a direct and reliable marker of gestational alcohol exposure during the second and third trimesters.

2011-05-16 20:50:04

Individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) have numerous motor, behavioral, and cognitive difficulties.

2011-03-23 20:58:08

Exposure to alcohol in the womb doesn’t affect all fetuses equally.

2011-03-21 16:48:51

Alcohol use during pregnancy is common and is associated with significant threats to the health and development of exposed offspring.

2011-03-15 20:58:00

While children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are known to have deficits in verbal learning and recall, the specifics of these deficits remain unclear.

2010-11-16 22:02:46

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is an irreversible disorder in children that affects the learning centers of the brain and results in cognitive and behavioral impairment in the child for life.

2010-10-21 09:02:53

It has been known for many years that drinking alcohol while pregnant can cause serious and irreversible damage to the baby.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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