Psychology & Psychiatry

Reversing fetal alcohol damage after birth

Two commonly used drugs erased the learning and memory deficits caused by fetal alcohol exposure when the drugs were given after birth, thus potentially identifying a treatment for the disorder, reports a new Northwestern ...

Health

The global toll of fetal alcohol syndrome

Worldwide, an estimated 119,000 children are born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) each year, a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Blood test may help identify fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine and the Omni-Net Birth Defects Prevention Program in Ukraine have identified a blood test that may help predict how severely ...

Pediatrics

Diagnosing fetal alcohol disorder more easily

Early-childhood clinicians such as pediatricians and child psychologists are often the first to raise the alarm for families with children who exhibit developmental disorders, such as fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD). ...

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