• Alcohol consumption in pregnancy delays fetal brain development

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Drinking any amount of alcohol during pregnancy was associated with changes and delays in fetal brain development, according to data presented at the Radiological Society of North America annual meeting.
    “Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder occurs as an underestimated condition in relatively large numbers of individuals with a frequency in the single-digit percent range in the United States and European populations,” Patric Kiesnast, MD, a PhD student at the Medical University of Vienna, told Healio. “Even the consumption of small amounts of alcohol during pregnancy can have
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