Studies have shown that early intervention in minimizing the in minimizing the negative effects of FAS. Unfortunately, the early diagnosis of FAS , especially if, especially if certain physical properties are not available. However, a study published in Journal of Pediatrics suggests planned a new way to diagnose children affected by FAS. Jennifer Peterson, currently at the Cleveland Clinic, and colleagues at Rainbow Babies and Children Hospital, Case Western Reserve University and the Mary Ann Swetland Center for Environmental Health, examined of 216 of 216 children whose mothers drank various amounts of alcohol during pregnancy. The levels of the fatty acid ethyl esters , which is produced According to Dr.ol is broken down in the digestive system are, in the first bowel movement of newborns were measured.
The trial is in fatty acid ethyl esters in meconium with poorer neurodevelopmental outcomes to two years of age Associated reported Jennifer Peterson, Lester Kirchner, Wei Xue, Sonia Minnes, and Cynthia F. The article appears in the Journal of Pediatrics , published by Elsevier. Read all »