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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.
More neurological resources needed to manage Zika virus infections

More neurological resources needed to manage Zika virus infections

Lab-grown mini-brains shed light on health crisis posed by Zika virus in fetal brains

Lab-grown mini-brains shed light on health crisis posed by Zika virus in fetal brains

Researchers develop fine-scale global map of Zika virus transmission

Researchers develop fine-scale global map of Zika virus transmission

New mouse model to aid in development of antiviral compounds, vaccines against Zika virus

New mouse model to aid in development of antiviral compounds, vaccines against Zika virus

New data from studies evaluating diagnostic tools, therapies for infectious diseases released at ECCMID 2016

New data from studies evaluating diagnostic tools, therapies for infectious diseases released at ECCMID 2016

Brazilian researchers reveal harmful effects of Zika virus in human neural stem cells, neurospheres

Brazilian researchers reveal harmful effects of Zika virus in human neural stem cells, neurospheres

Noviplex card could accelerate testing for Zika virus in the Amazonian region of Brazil

Noviplex card could accelerate testing for Zika virus in the Amazonian region of Brazil

Argentinian researchers develop plastic ovitrap to monitor, control Aedes aegypti mosquito

Argentinian researchers develop plastic ovitrap to monitor, control Aedes aegypti mosquito

Researchers develop mouse model for testing vaccines, therapeutics to battle Zika virus

Researchers develop mouse model for testing vaccines, therapeutics to battle Zika virus

Johns Hopkins expert offers tips on Zika virus relating to pregnancy, sexual transmission

Johns Hopkins expert offers tips on Zika virus relating to pregnancy, sexual transmission

Purdue University-led researchers determine structure of Zika virus

Purdue University-led researchers determine structure of Zika virus

Zika threat to Olympics attendees? An interview with Prof. Eskild Petersen

Zika threat to Olympics attendees? An interview with Prof. Eskild Petersen

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