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Latest Fetal alcohol syndrome Stories

2012-10-17 14:15:35

Prenatal exposure to alcohol (PAE) can lead to serious deficiencies associated with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), such as impairments in general intelligence, adaptive function, verbal learning and memory, attention, executive function, and visual-spatial functioning.

2012-09-17 11:21:04

While it has become clear that drinking during pregnancy can damage the fetal central nervous system, these outcomes can also be influenced by factors such as timing, type, amount, and duration of alcohol exposure.

2012-08-31 10:19:09

Researchers at the University of Southern California have devised a method for detecting certain neurological disorders through the study of eye movements.

2012-08-24 00:16:23

A collaborative research effort by scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Duke University, and University College of London in the UK, sheds new light on alcohol-related birth defects.

Pregnant Women Continue To Drink Alcohol Despite The Risks
2012-07-20 13:30:23

It has long been known that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can hinder fetal brain development, and now a government health survey has found that one in 13 women (7.6 percent) drink when they are carrying and some even go on binges, further risking the development of their unborn child.

Having A Drink During Pregnancy Not As Bad As Previously Believed
2012-06-21 05:52:27

Take ease, expectant ones, a series of papers published Wednesday suggest a drink now and again in your early stages of pregnancy may not cause any significant harm to your baby.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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