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Latest Fetal alcohol syndrome Stories

2010-01-27 16:50:59

Prenatal alcohol exposure is widely known to impair brain development in exposed offspring.

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2009-11-23 09:09:14

A new study from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research has found evidence that the amount and timing of alcohol consumption in pregnancy affects child behaviour in different ways.

2009-11-20 12:29:07

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) have a number of cognitive deficits, but mathematical ability seems particularly damaged.

2009-11-20 12:25:34

Prenatal alcohol exposure (PAE) has been linked to a wide array of developmental deficits, including significant impairments in social skills.

2009-09-28 10:05:00

*Immediate Media Interview Availability* WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, the nation's leading preventable cause of mental retardation, will be front and center when the Supreme Court opens its new term this week.

2009-09-08 13:17:00

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Week is Sept. 8-14 LANCASTER, Pa., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Week, the Pennsylvania Department of Health today reminded women about the serious implications of drinking while pregnant.

2009-09-04 15:00:00

Doctors still telling women they can drink Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day September 9 marked by Illinois Forum and new brochure CHICAGO, Sept.

2009-08-04 06:00:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking alcohol while pregnant increases the chances that a child will have Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

2009-08-01 08:18:40

A study in the Aug.1 issue of the journal SLEEP found that alcohol consumption during pregnancy and small body size at birth predict poorer sleep and higher risk of sleep disturbances in 8-year-old children born at term.

2009-07-21 10:06:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, St. Paul, MN announces that it has been awarded the Charities Review Council "Meets All Standards" Seal indicating that it meets all sixteen of its Accountability Standards.


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