prenatal alcohol exposure

Mums who drink early in pregnancy ‘more likely to have unruly kids’


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Teenagers whose mothers drank early in pregnancy are more likely to become unruly, aggressive and badly behaved, researchers claim.According to their study, the risk of anti-social behaviour rose ... Read more...

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Fetal alcohol exposure linked to a decrease in cognitive performance


October 20th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new research has shown that exposure to alcohol as a fetus causes difficulties in memory and information processing in children.The findings indicate that visual perception, control of ... Read more...

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Kids of older women ‘vulnerable to effects of prenatal alcohol exposure’


July 21st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A recent study has revealed the damaging effects of maternal binge drinking during pregnancy are greater among children born to older drinking mothers.The presence and severity of ... Read more...

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Prenatal alcohol exposure affects baby’s pain regulation


January 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): A new study has shown that prenatal alcohol exposure might alter important areas of brain function related to regulating pain responses.The researchers have found developmental deficits in newborns ... Read more...

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Prenatal alcohol exposure linked to cognitive dysfunction


December 20th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 20 (ANI): Prenatal exposure to alcohol increases the risk of cognitive dysfunction, according to a new study. The results of the study suggest that alcohol can damage white matternerve ... Read more...

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Scientists identify brain regions sensitive to prenatal alcohol exposure


July 19th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 19 (ANI): Canadian researchers have identified several specific white matter regions and deep grey matter regions in the brain that seem to be sensitive to prenatal alcohol exposure. This advance ... Read more...

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Fetal exposure to drugs, alcohol or tobacco may change brain structure of kids


April 8th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A new study has found that babies born to women who use cocaine, alcohol or tobacco during pregnancy may have brain structure changes that continue into early ... Read more...

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Eye blinks may help identify kids exposed to foetal alcohol


February 4th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has discovered that a problem in eye blinking conditioning (EBC) may aid in identifying children who have been exposed to alcohol while in the ... Read more...

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Pregnant mums’ drinking linked to conduct problems in kids


November 14th, 2007 - 8:32 am ICT by admin
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