Fetal Alcohol Disorders

Study of first-graders shows fetal alcohol spectrum disorders prevalent in US communities

February 06, 2018

Synopsis: NIH-funded research examined over 6,000 children to determine the prevalence of FASD ranged from 1.1 to 5 percent. The findings are reported online in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study was co-led by Philip May, Ph.D., of the University of North Carolina Nutrition Research Institute on the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, […]

NC Scientists Study Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

February 18, 2016

By Carly Stephenson See the original story on TimeWarner Cable. CABARRUS COUNTY — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released information on alcohol and pregnancy, and now scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus are building on that to recommend complete health solutions for women trying to have children. According to Dr. Philip May’s […]

Infants to Teens Impacted by Genetics, Nutrition and Exercise

October 15, 2013

NCRC News Scientists at the NC Research Campus are exploring areas of genetics, nutrition and human performance that impact brain development, risk factors for disease and the overall health of infants, toddlers, young children and teenagers.   Omega-3 Intake Linked to Higher Cognition in Infants, Toddlers and Young Children Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, developmental cognitive […]

N.C. Research Campus operation lands $5.3M NIH grant

March 21, 2013

Jennifer Thomas, Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal The UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute has received a five-year, $5.3 million grant to study fetal-alcohol disorders in South Africa. The funds from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism will support a handful of studies that will explore the effects of […]