ABC News (Australia) – Researchers return to find out fate of children involved in landmark FASD study Ten years after a groundbreaking study revealed record-high rates of FASD in outback Australia, researchers have returned to the Kimberley to see how the children are coping in adulthood.
Bre McAdam (12 Dec 2020) People who went through Saskatoon’s mental health court reoffended less: study. Saskatoon StarPhoenix.
(1 Dec 2020) Taking action on FASD rates among Maori Clinical neuropsychologist Sarah Goldsbury (Ngati Porou me Te Aitanga-a-Hauiti) has received a Clinical Research Training Fellowship worth $260,000 from the Health Research Council (HRC) to carry out research on Maori whanau experiences of neuropsychological assessment for FASD. Gisbourne Herald, NZ
(25 September 2020) Low level alcohol use during pregnancy can impact child’s brain development. Matilda Centre, University of Sydney. Published 25/9/2020 in the American Journal of Psychiatry
Wills K (17 September 2020) Tracking if we drink while pregnant? It’s yet another guilt trip. The Times.
Grover, N (16 September 2020) Plans to record pregant women’s alcohol consumption in England criticised. The Guardian.
Brian P Dunleavy (6 August 2020) CDC: 20% of U.S. women drink early in pregnancy. UPI Health
NIAAA (July 2020) Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Latest research projects and resources. National Institute of Health USA.
Gyllencreutz E, et al. (January 2020) Ophthalmological findings in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders – A cohort study from childhood to adulthood. The most common refractive error was astigmatism. In children with FASD, ophthalmological findings like refractive errors, strabismus, and fundus abnormalities are frequent and continue into early adulthood. The characteristic facial features of FAS diminish […]
(9 December 2019) MCRI researchers contribute to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder inquiry. Interview with Prof. Jane Halliday. Mirage News