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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.
Zika: an update

Zika: an update

UW-Madison research team starts work on Zika virus infection

UW-Madison research team starts work on Zika virus infection

Zika virus can have substantial economic impact in Americas

Zika virus can have substantial economic impact in Americas

First case of Zika virus found in Ohio

First case of Zika virus found in Ohio

ESCMID gathers more solid data to better assess Zika virus risks, prepares for possible outbreak in Africa, Europe

ESCMID gathers more solid data to better assess Zika virus risks, prepares for possible outbreak in Africa, Europe

International collaboration critical in dealing with Zika virus outbreak

International collaboration critical in dealing with Zika virus outbreak

Zika virus threat across the Americas

Zika virus threat across the Americas

PAHO recommendations for preventing or slowing spread of Zika virus

PAHO recommendations for preventing or slowing spread of Zika virus

Facts associated with Zika virus

Facts associated with Zika virus

A Thai man with Zika virus has been hospitalized in Taiwan

A Thai man with Zika virus has been hospitalized in Taiwan

Oxitec prepares to increase supplies of OX513A to address recent outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil

Oxitec prepares to increase supplies of OX513A to address recent outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil

Determining the dynein-dynactin complex structure: an interview with Dr Gabriel C. Lander

Determining the dynein-dynactin complex structure: an interview with Dr Gabriel C. Lander

IRB Barcelona scientists provide molecular details about Seckel Syndrome

IRB Barcelona scientists provide molecular details about Seckel Syndrome

Essential fatty acids play crucial role in human brain growth and function

Essential fatty acids play crucial role in human brain growth and function

RowanSOM researcher awarded NINDS grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for Canavan disease

RowanSOM researcher awarded NINDS grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for Canavan disease

Scientists discover genetic pathway responsible for brain development

Scientists discover genetic pathway responsible for brain development

Research on zebrafish helps identify cause of unknown genetic disorder

Research on zebrafish helps identify cause of unknown genetic disorder

DUF1220 protein domain also linked to severity of autism

DUF1220 protein domain also linked to severity of autism

Asparagine found in meat, eggs and dairy products is important for normal brain development

Asparagine found in meat, eggs and dairy products is important for normal brain development

Scientists develop complex human brain tissue in 3D culture system

Scientists develop complex human brain tissue in 3D culture system