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). ...

Health

No amount of alcohol safe during pregnancy, doctors say

(HealthDay)—While some studies have hinted that a little alcohol might be harmless during pregnancy, a leading U.S. pediatricians' group has issued a new warning that no amount of drinking is safe while pregnant.

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