Developmental Malformations News

Feb 26, 2019
New method uses AI to screen for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Tool leverages computer vision and machine learning to screenings in low-resource environments.
Feb 07, 2018
Children affected by prenatal drinking more numerous than previously estimated
Findings suggest rates of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders may be similar to autism spectrum disorders.
Jan 30, 2018
Researchers reverse symptoms in neurologic disease model
Study provides hope for Rett syndrome patients and others across autism spectrum.
Jan 04, 2018
X chromosome reactivation could treat Rett syndrome, other X-linked disorders
Mass. General-developed approach reactivates silenced chromosome in cell lines, animal model.
Oct 04, 2017
Study pokes holes in fetal alcohol hypothesis
Study challenges theory that cells in the brain's immune system are the culprit behind the neurologic damage that occurs in children exposed to alcohol while in the womb.
Jul 18, 2017
Reversing fetal alcohol damage after birth
Two commonly used drugs can repair damage caused by alcohol in utero