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Brain Organoids Reveal in Detail the Harms of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

November 18, 2022

Brain Organoids Reveal in Detail the Harms of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Study Finds Women Who Drink Alcohol Before Pregnancy Less Likely To Take Multivitamins

April 30, 2013

…between multivitamin use and alcohol consumption before pregnancy, uncovering a need for education about the importance of vitamin supplementation, particularly among women who drink alcohol during their childbearing years. The study was published online this month in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. Researchers examined data collected from the Centers For…

Alcohol Also Damages the Liver by Allowing Bacteria to Infiltrate

February 10, 2016

…in their gut linings. Alcohol itself can directly damage liver cells. Now researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report evidence that alcohol is also harmful to the liver for a second reason — it allows gut bacteria to migrate to the liver, promoting alcohol-induced liver disease.…

“Don’t Drink” Coasters Urge Local Pregnant Women to Avoid Alcohol

September 9, 2013

…taking a sip of alcohol at nearly a dozen local bars and restaurants, San Diegans will be reminded of the dangers of mixing alcohol and pregnancy thanks to a beverage coaster campaign led by the new Southern California chapter of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (SoCal NOFAS), in…

UC San Diego’s Brown Briefs Congress on Brain Development, Substance Use in Young

November 20, 2014

…the National Consortium on Alcohol and Neurodevelopment in Adolescence study, demonstrated long-term cognitive impairments sustained by teens who abuse alcohol, whether by itself or in combination with other drugs. Generally, she told those attending the Congressional briefing, that while adolescent substance-users perform worse on a variety of cognitive-function tests, those…

Genetically Influenced Responses to Alcohol Affect Brain Activation

October 17, 2011

…level of response to alcohol may contribute to their inability to recognize modest levels of alcohol intoxication. Their findings could provide the potential to identify individuals who are at risk for developing an alcohol-use disorder before it develops – in essence, providing a marker for this vulnerability. In a study…

New Study Links Timing of Alcohol Exposure In Pregnancy and FAS Physical Features

January 17, 2012

…between the timing of alcohol consumption during pregnancy and certain characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS). The results will be published in the April 2012 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research and are currently available at Early View (online version). The study uses data obtained by counselors at the…

Alcohol Use Linked to Lower Connectivity in Brain Areas that Process Emotions

February 8, 2022

…to heavy drinking and alcohol problems may have lower functional connectivity — the patterns of signaling between brain areas — in regions that process emotions and social situations. In a study published on January 22, 2022 in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, researchers at University of California San Diego School…

Local Bars and Restaurants Urge Pregnant Women Not to Drink

September 5, 2014

…woman no amount of alcohol is known to be safe for the developing baby. “When a pregnant woman drinks alcohol so does her baby,” said Kenneth Lyons Jones, MD, chief of the Division of Dysmorphology and Teratology in the Department of Pediatrics at University of California, San Diego School of…

Flexible Wearable Electronic Skin Patch Offers New Way to Monitor Alcohol Levels

August 2, 2016

…wearable sensor for detecting alcohol level can be worn on the arm. Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a flexible wearable sensor that can accurately measure a person’s blood alcohol level from sweat and transmit the data wirelessly to a laptop, smartphone or other mobile device.…

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