foetal alcohol syndrome

Make pregnancy health warning labels mandatory for alcohol products
Make pregnancy health warning labels mandatory for alcohol products (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Doctors from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) are calling for the Australian Government to introduce mandatory pregnancy warning labels on alcohol products. “Drinking alcohol while pregnant can lead to birth defects and lifelong neurodevelopmental problems associated with Fetal ... Read More »

Warning labels about drinking while pregnant are working
Warning labels about drinking while pregnant are working (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A random encounter with a warning sign at a north Eugene grocery store put Gulcan Cil on the trail of research toward her doctoral degree and, now, a newly published paper. The paper, published in the Journal of Health Economics, took a ... Read More »

Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group
Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you interested in the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy? Do you want to have a say in improving diagnosis and treatment for people and families living with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Would you like to join a national ... Read More »

New tool to aid diagnosis and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
New tool to aid diagnosis and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first national tool for diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) has been released in a bid to promote early diagnosis and treatment of FASD. “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is a form of brain injury caused by alcohol use during ... Read More »

Devastating impacts of fetal alcohol syndrome
Devastating impacts of fetal alcohol syndrome (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are affected by a range of problems, including anxiety, depression, aggression, delinquency and diminished learning capacity a new review of evidence reveals. Published in the journal Pediatrics, the research is the first to comprehensively ... Read More »

Paying closer attention to attention
Paying closer attention to attention (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Attention problems may be over-reported in children with fetal alcohol syndrome disorder. Ellen’s (not her real name) adoptive parents weren’t surprised when the school counsellor suggested that she might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Several professionals had made this ... Read More »

There’s no safe level of drinking during pregnancy
There’s no safe level of drinking during pregnancy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Prenatal exposure to alcohol severely disrupts major features of brain development that potentially lead to increased anxiety and poor motor function, conditions typical in humans with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), according to neuroscientists at the University of California, Riverside. ... Read More »

Greater justice for people with FASD
Greater justice for people with FASD (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study of the Western Australian justice system has identified that up to 85 per cent of staff say responding to the needs of people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an issue in their work. The report by ... Read More »

Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem among women and girls
Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem among women and girls (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Binge drinking is a dangerous behavior that can lead to tragic circumstances. It’s not often recognized as a women’s health problem but nearly 14 million U.S. women binge drink about three times a month, and consume an average of six ... Read More »

Prenatal methamphetamine exposure linked with problems
Prenatal methamphetamine exposure linked with problems (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In the latest findings from an ongoing study of the effects of prenatal methamphetamine exposure on child development, primary caregivers reported more signs of increased emotionality, anxiety, and depression in exposed nonexposed children at ages 3 and 5 years. The ... Read More »

 
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