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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.
Call for every health insurance plan to cover Phenylketonuria

Call for every health insurance plan to cover Phenylketonuria

$1.2 million grant to study centrosomes and cilia and their connections to human disease

$1.2 million grant to study centrosomes and cilia and their connections to human disease

Children with microcephaly should be screened for neurologic and cognitive problems, says guideline

Children with microcephaly should be screened for neurologic and cognitive problems, says guideline

Study shows how defective DNA repair triggers 2 neurological diseases

Study shows how defective DNA repair triggers 2 neurological diseases

Discovery of MEDNIK syndrome

Discovery of MEDNIK syndrome

New molecular insight into vertebrate brain development

New molecular insight into vertebrate brain development

Eye blinks may help to identify children prenatally exposed to alcohol

Eye blinks may help to identify children prenatally exposed to alcohol

Evolutionary connection between food supply and brain size

Evolutionary connection between food supply and brain size

Acne drug which causes birth defects too hard to monitor

Acne drug which causes birth defects too hard to monitor

Novel way in which the brain size of developing mammals may be regulated

Novel way in which the brain size of developing mammals may be regulated

Evolution has been working very hard to produce us humans

Evolution has been working very hard to produce us humans