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Latest Fetal alcohol syndrome Stories

2010-09-07 11:11:00

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Week is Sept. 7-12 HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept.

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2010-06-30 09:51:42

Mothers who drink alcohol while they are pregnant may be damaging the fertility of their future sons.

2010-06-28 14:41:00

CHICAGO, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) costs Illinois an estimated amount of $344,625,810 every year. Of all the potential birth disorders, FASD is the most preventable and the most common.

2010-06-22 15:34:01

A continuum of physical, mental, and behavioral damage is caused by prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) and is referred to by the non-diagnostic term, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).

2010-06-21 13:51:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is giving $6,400 in grant money to Minnesota families living with FASD for summer family activities.

2010-06-16 21:47:01

It's long been known that alcohol use in pregnancy can lead to children with mental retardation and birth defects, but researchers who study fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) have not made definitive progress on preventing the disorder, detecting it early, or effectively treating it.

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2010-05-27 09:14:52

The dietary supplement CDP-choline, sold as a brain-boosting agent and under study for stroke and traumatic brain injury, may block skull and brain damage that can result from alcohol consumption early in pregnancy.

2010-04-29 14:00:00

CHICAGO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most preventable causes of mental retardation and birth defects is the avoidance of alcohol during pregnancy. However, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) still costs approximately $6 billion annually throughout the United Sates.

2010-04-28 08:15:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was submitted by the Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and written by Emily Gunderson, Communications Director, MOFAS: There are risks when adopting, as with any childrearing.

2010-04-06 07:29:41

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) refers to a range of negative developmental outcomes that result from maternal drinking during pregnancy.


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