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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.
Research describes first new mouse model for Zika infection in decades

Research describes first new mouse model for Zika infection in decades

Computer-assisted methods may help as decision support system to combat Zika virus

Computer-assisted methods may help as decision support system to combat Zika virus

WHO sends experts to monitor Zika virus in Cabo Verde

WHO sends experts to monitor Zika virus in Cabo Verde

Combined loss of XPO1, BCL11A and REL linked to 2p15p16.1 microdeletion syndrome

Combined loss of XPO1, BCL11A and REL linked to 2p15p16.1 microdeletion syndrome

New study further supports link between Zika virus and microcephaly

New study further supports link between Zika virus and microcephaly

Zika virus can cause a range of abnormalities in pregnant women, study finds

Zika virus can cause a range of abnormalities in pregnant women, study finds

Researchers identify how Zika virus may cause microcephaly in fetuses

Researchers identify how Zika virus may cause microcephaly in fetuses

FSU researchers make major breakthrough in Zika virus research

FSU researchers make major breakthrough in Zika virus research

Study provides first evidence that Zika virus may cause Guillain-Barré syndrome

Study provides first evidence that Zika virus may cause Guillain-Barré syndrome

Preventing the spread of Zika: an interview with Professor John Oxford

Preventing the spread of Zika: an interview with Professor John Oxford

Understanding range of neurological disease linked with Zika virus is urgent priority, warn researchers

Understanding range of neurological disease linked with Zika virus is urgent priority, warn researchers

Luminex collaborates with University of São Paulo to validate multi-analyte Zika virus assay

Luminex collaborates with University of São Paulo to validate multi-analyte Zika virus assay

Zika outbreak highlights need for developing and evaluating new vaccines for pregnant women

Zika outbreak highlights need for developing and evaluating new vaccines for pregnant women

Tackling Zika virus: Challenges ahead

Tackling Zika virus: Challenges ahead

Researchers examine socio-ecology, climate responses of Zika virus transmission

Researchers examine socio-ecology, climate responses of Zika virus transmission

Zika virus can cross the placental barrier, according to new study

Zika virus can cross the placental barrier, according to new study

Johns Hopkins experts provide useful information to help prevent transmission of Zika virus

Johns Hopkins experts provide useful information to help prevent transmission of Zika virus

RB announces Zika Relief Package of $1 million to help fight Zika virus outbreak

RB announces Zika Relief Package of $1 million to help fight Zika virus outbreak

UF study shows effective way to control damaging health impacts of mosquito-borne diseases

UF study shows effective way to control damaging health impacts of mosquito-borne diseases

Leading global health bodies share data related to Zika crisis

Leading global health bodies share data related to Zika crisis