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March 2023

Efficacy of cannabinoids in neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders among children and adolescents: a systematic review

A better understanding of the endocannabinoid system and a relaxation in regulatory control of cannabis globally has increased interest in the medicinal use of cannabinoid-based products (CBP). We provide a systematic review of the rationale and current clinical trial evidence for CBP in the treatment of neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders in children and adolescents.

Published research Alcohol and Pregnancy and FASD Research Child disability
May 2022

Infant feeding practices and childhood acute leukemia: Findings from the Childhood Cancer & Leukemia International Consortium

Increasing evidence suggests that breastfeeding may protect from childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia. However, most studies have limited their analyses to any breastfeeding, and only a few data have examined exclusive breastfeeding, or other exposures such as formula milk.

Children's Cancers Published research Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing Breastfeeding Alcohol and Pregnancy and FASD Research
June 2022

Exploring offending characteristics of young people with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder in Western Australia

Neurodevelopmental impairments resulting from Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) can increase the likelihood of justice system involvement. This study compared offence characteristics in young people with FASD to demographically matched controls (n = 500) in Western Australia.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Published research Parenting & Families Early Childhood Development Alcohol and Pregnancy and FASD Research
Meet Dr Rebecca Pedruzzi

Working to prevent prenatal alcohol exposure

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Making FASD History in the Pilbara

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