Prenatal Exposure To Drugs, Alcohol And Tobacco Affect The Brain Into Early Adolescence, MRI Scans Show -- Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School Study
4/8/2008 3:25:05 PM
ScienceDaily (Apr. 8, 2008) — Although behavioral studies clearly indicate that exposure to drugs, alcohol and tobacco in utero is bad for a baby's developing brain, specific anatomic brain effects have been hard to tease out in humans. Often users don't limit themselves to one substance, and demographic factors like poverty can also influence brain development.
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