Latest Fetal alcohol syndrome Stories
Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) have significantly weakened social cognition and emotion-processing abilities, according to a study that is the first to compare cognitive factors and social behavior in children with FASD and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) have a high risk of psychiatric problems, particularly attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct disorder, or both.
Doctors are searching for new ways to protect unborn babies from the dangerous health impacts caused by a drinking mother.
Alcohol consumption by pregnant women hinders brain development in their children by interfering with the genetic processes that control thyroid hormone levels in the fetal brain, a new animal study found.
Amid renewed calls to consider reducing the legal drinking age, a new University of Georgia study finds that lower drinking ages increase unplanned pregnancies and pre-term births among young people.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) cause malformations in babies, including facial defects, short stature, and mental and behavioral abnormalities.
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A national alcohol research group is concerned that the media's misinterpretation of a recent British research study could encourage pregnant women to be more at ease with temperate alcohol consumption.
Don't raise drinking age There have been some reports in the news lately about some colleges advocating lowering the drinking age to 18.
By HUMPHREYS, Lyn PREGNANT Taranaki women are ignoring the toxic effects of drinking alcohol -- and some medical advisers are condoning their actions.