Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Choline supplementation in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

October 07, 2015

Choline supplementation in children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Oct 7, Wozniak JR1, Fuglestad AJ2, Eckerle JK3, Fink BA2, Hoecker HL4, Boys CJ3, Radke JP5, Kroupina MG3, Miller NC3, Brearley AM6, Zeisel SH7, Georgieff MK3. 1Department of Psychiatry, jwozniak@umn.edu. 2Department of Psychiatry. 3Department of Pediatrics, and. 4School […]

More Kids Harmed by Drinking in Pregnancy Than Expected, Study Says

October 30, 2014

View the original article by Tara Haelle on HealthyDay. Learn more about the UNC Nutrition Research Institute. MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Although drinking during pregnancy has long been considered taboo, new research suggests that as many as one in 20 U.S. children may have health or behavioral problems related to alcohol exposure […]

NRI Faculty Member Receives Prestigious Award

June 21, 2014

Philip A. May, Ph.D., research professor at the UNC Nutrition Research Institute in Kannapolis, NC, is this year’s recipient of the Henry Rosett Award. Each year, the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Study Group of the Research Society on Alcoholism honors a researcher with this award of merit. It recognizes an individual who has made […]

Researchers take a closer look at Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

March 20, 2012

By Katie Scarvey kscarvey@salisburypost.com KANNAPOLIS — So why would a pre-eminent researcher in fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) end up at the Nutrition Research Institute? It’s a valid question, and Dr. Philip May — who admits that he used to be “nutritionally ignorant” — attempted to answer it recently during an Appetite for Life lecture […]

Maternal Risk Factors Predicting Child Physical Characteristics and Dysmorphology in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

March 18, 2011

Philip A. May, Barbara G. Tabachnick, Luther K. Robinson, H. Eugene Hoyme, and J. Phillip Gossage (2011)Maternal Risk Factors Predicting Child Physical Characteristics and Dysmorphology in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Partial Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Drug and Alcohol Dependencedoi:10,1016/j.drugaldep.2011.05.009 Abstract BACKGROUND: Previous research in South Africa revealed very high rates of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS), of 46-89 […]