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Measuring head circumference (also known as occipito-frontal circumference) is a significant part of the proper evaluation of a child’s growth and development, as it represents a direct indication of head growth. Therefore deviations from normal head growth may reveal certain congenital or acquired problem.
Study: Zika virus infections last longer during pregnancy

Study: Zika virus infections last longer during pregnancy

Two vaccine candidates provide complete protection against ZIKV infection in mice

Two vaccine candidates provide complete protection against ZIKV infection in mice

Math professor develops scientific model to report ways Zika virus proliferates

Math professor develops scientific model to report ways Zika virus proliferates

Researchers to explore how Zika virus enters human cells

Researchers to explore how Zika virus enters human cells

Scientists isolate antibodies capable of neutralizing dengue and Zika virus

Scientists isolate antibodies capable of neutralizing dengue and Zika virus

SLU to conduct human clinical trial of vaccine to protect people from Zika virus

SLU to conduct human clinical trial of vaccine to protect people from Zika virus

Latin American women report Zika virus alerts as reason for seeking abortion

Latin American women report Zika virus alerts as reason for seeking abortion

Study to evaluate magnitude of health risks caused by Zika virus in pregnant women, infants

Study to evaluate magnitude of health risks caused by Zika virus in pregnant women, infants

First CRISPR/Cas9 screen helps identify human proteins required for Zika virus replication

First CRISPR/Cas9 screen helps identify human proteins required for Zika virus replication

WHO convenes Emergency Committee's 3rd meeting to discuss on Zika virus and associated complications

WHO convenes Emergency Committee's 3rd meeting to discuss on Zika virus and associated complications

Researchers deploy mobile DNA sequencing laboratories to help combat Zika virus spread in Brazil

Researchers deploy mobile DNA sequencing laboratories to help combat Zika virus spread in Brazil

Tanaka develops world's first kit to directly detect ZIKA virus in blood

Tanaka develops world's first kit to directly detect ZIKA virus in blood

Zika virus directly infects brain progenitor cells in newborns to cause neurological problems

Zika virus directly infects brain progenitor cells in newborns to cause neurological problems

Alabama physician recommends childbearing-age women to take precautions against Zika virus

Alabama physician recommends childbearing-age women to take precautions against Zika virus

Research shows IFITM3 protein can block Zika virus from infecting human, mouse cells

Research shows IFITM3 protein can block Zika virus from infecting human, mouse cells

Experts at EAN Congress discuss spread of Zika virus threat across Europe

Experts at EAN Congress discuss spread of Zika virus threat across Europe

NMSU researchers seek Aedes aegypti mosquito to map Zika virus transmission

NMSU researchers seek Aedes aegypti mosquito to map Zika virus transmission

Japan-based researchers find new tool to predict risk of Zika virus transmission

Japan-based researchers find new tool to predict risk of Zika virus transmission

Oklahoma researchers move forward in race to find vaccine for Zika virus

Oklahoma researchers move forward in race to find vaccine for Zika virus

Zika virus infection may cause ocular problems in Brazilian infants with microcephaly

Zika virus infection may cause ocular problems in Brazilian infants with microcephaly