Moderate Drinking in Pregnancy Can Affect a Child’s IQ

Relatively small levels of exposure to alcohol while in the womb can influence a child’s IQ, according to a new study led by researchers from the universities of Bristol and Oxford using data from over 4,000 mothers and their children in the Children of the 90s...

New discoveries on depression

During depression, the brain becomes less plastic and adaptable, and thus less able to perform certain tasks, like storing memories. Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have now traced the brain’s lower plasticity to reduced...

Children Are Affected by Parental Substance Use

Children whose parents or caregivers misuse alcohol or use, produce or distribute drugs face an increased risk of medical and behavioral problems. According to a new clinical report by experts at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Boston Children’s...
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