Aug 27 ( ANI ): Beware would-be-mothers, drinking during pregnancy may harm your baby, as a study has recently revealed that globally eight in 1,000 babies are born with alcohol-related birth defects
These findings illustrate that alcohol can interfere with communication among cells and molecules during development and indicate additional targets for intervention to prevent or ameliorate alcohol-related birth defects
A diagnosis of alcohol-related birth defects
(ARBD) can be made when a congenital defect is found with prenatal exposure.
Drinking patterns and alcohol-related birth defects
Some research has centered on the investigation of ethyl linoleate (E18:2) as the biomarker most likely to identify alcohol-related birth defects
Alcohol-related birth defects
have been long identified in the medical and popular literature and were historically defined as the result of paternal intoxication at the time of conception.
Information about FAS and other alcohol-related birth defects
and developmental disabilities is available from CDC, [less than]http://www.
Directed by Arno Motulsky, professor of medicine and genetics, they are focusing on genetic factors that predispose some people to diseases such as lung cancer, pesticide poisoning, and alcohol-related birth defects
Animal research has shown that different profiles of alcohol-related birth defects
are related to critical periods for specific aspects of fetal development.
Some kids have some alcohol-related birth defects
but not all the characteristic ones; these children are said to have fetal alcohol effects, or FAE.
Washington, September 16 ( ANI ): Female patrons at a Minnesota pub can check to see if they're pregnant before ordering their drinks to spare unborn children from alcohol-related birth defects
The four diagnoses, from most dysmorphic to least dysmorphic, were designated as FAS, partial FAS (pFAS), alcohol-related birth defects
(ARBDs), and alcohol-related neurodevelopmental disorder (ARND).