Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders likely to be vastly underdiagnosed in US

A multi-site, cross-sectional study found a large mismatch between previously diagnosed fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and the actual prevalence of cases identified.

Assessing the Global Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Assessing the Global Prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The global prevalence of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder is about 7.7 per 1000.

Animal Model Shows Reversal of Fetal Alchohol Syndrome Effects

Animal Model Shows Reversal of Fetal Alchohol Syndrome Effects

Animal research may have helped to find a treatment for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in children.

Guidelines Update: Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Guidelines Update: Diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

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The new guidelines include a step-by-step diagnostic algorithm for use in the clinical setting, as well as a special emphasis on neurobehavioral impairment.

Sleep Disruption in Fetal Alchohol Syndrome Contributes to Cognitive Disorders

Sleep Disruption in Fetal Alchohol Syndrome Contributes to Cognitive Disorders

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Slow-wave sleep fragmentation significantly correlated with neurobehavioral outcomes in a mouse model.

Fetal Alcohol Exposure Influences Brain Structure, Gene Function

Fetal Alcohol Exposure Influences Brain Structure, Gene Function

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The study focused on a gestational period when women don't often realize that they are pregnant.

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