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Mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy put their babies at risk for fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) a disorder that damages the developing babyâ€™s brain.
Drinking excess alcohol during pregnancy can cause fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) due to the damaging effects of alcohol on a developing baby's brain.
When given the chance to consume alcohol at will, fruit flies behave in ways that look an awful lot like human alcoholism.
Rats given a cancer-fighting drug spontaneously consume less alcohol, U.S. researchers say.
A class of drugs already approved as cancer treatments might also help to beat alcohol addiction.
By Alison McCook NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fruit flies carry a gene - aptly named 'hangover' - that appears to help them become tolerant to alcohol. Tolerance is thought to promote dependence, so if a similar gene is found in humans, it might lead to drugs to treat or prevent alcoholism.
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