Amy Sheehan (6 Feb 2020) Health experts warn Aussie drinking culture is causing hidden epidemic in children. ABC Sunshine Coast.
Category: FASD News
RESEARCH INTO THE EXPERIENCES OF MOTHERS WITH CHILDREN WITH FASD
Are you the mother of a child with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Researchers at Murdoch University would like to talk to you about your early experiences and the role that health professionals and family (and friends) played in influencing your decisions about drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The purpose of this study is to try and understand who it is that women go to for support and what advice is helpful. Please click on this link for further information.
Niigaan Sinclair (5 Feb 2020) Opinion: Indigenous people get jails instead of help they need.
Fitzpatrick J (9 January 2020) Tide turns on wave of alcohol-based abuse when access is restricted. Commentary in The Australian.
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 […]
Livingstone Contributor (7 December 2019) Group targets beer stores near Native American reservation. LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – ‘A faith ministry in Nebraska has started a fundraising campaign to buy out four stores that sell millions of cans of beer each year in a tiny village next to a South Dakota Indian reservation plagued by alcoholism’. […]
(9 December 2019) MCRI researchers contribute to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder inquiry. Interview with Prof. Jane Halliday. Mirage News
Isabel Bird (24 October 2019) Senate inquiry into Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder hoped to instigate change. The Advocate, Tasmania
The Elephant in the Womb: FSANZ Calls for Submissions on Proposed Mandatory Pregnancy Warning Labels on Alcoholic Beverages. (15 October 2019) Lexology.
Chloe Reichel (11 October 2019) ‘Causes’ vs. ‘contributes to’: Strong causal language on product warning labels more effective. Journalist’s Resource.
Sophie Rishworth (27 September 2019) FASD ‘one of the great crises of our time’ Gisborne Herald NZ