Circulating Maternal MicroRNAs Distinguish Infants Affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – MicroRNAs circulating in mothers' blood may predict outcomes in infants exposed prenatally to alcohol, according to a new study from researchers in the US and Ukraine.

Even with recommendations that advise against drinking during pregnancy, fetal alcohol syndrome is hard to prevent, the researchers noted, as, in the US, more than half of pregnancies are unplanned.

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