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2010-10-07 06:15:00

Women who drink a few units of alcohol per week during pregnancy do not increase the risk of developmental problems in their child, according to a controversial new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Official advice remains that women abstain completely from drinking any alcohol during pregnancy. But, in a study of more than 11,000 five-year-olds no evidence of harm was found in children whose mothers drank lightly during pregnancy. There were far more...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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