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Prenatal alcohol exposure can alter the brain's developing pain regulatory system

January 27, 2010
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A new study of 28 infants suggests that exposure to alcohol during pregnancy affects the baby's developing pain regulatory system. CFRI scientist Dr. Tim Oberlander is one of the study's corresponding authors. Results will be published in the April 2010 issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research and are currently available online at journal's Early View.

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