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Study of genetic microcephaly in mice may reveal insights into Zika-based microcephaly

Microcephaly is a rare disorder that stunts brain development in utero, resulting in an abnormally small head. The Zika virus is one environmental cause of this devastating condition, but genetic defe...

Microcephaly Risk is Highest Among Pregnant Women Infected Early in Pregnancy

Colombia has experienced a four-fold increase overall in microcephaly following the Zika virus outbreak in 2016, according to a study published today in the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ...

Has The Human Lifespan Hit The Ceiling? – NPR

NPRHas The Human Lifespan Hit The Ceiling?NPRHuman lifespans have been increasing for decades thanks to advances in treating and preventing diseases and improved social conditions. In fact, longevity ...

More Evidence That Zika Causes Microcephaly

THURSDAY, Sept. 15, 2016 -- A rigorous new study of 91 Brazilian babies strongly supports the point that the mosquito-borne Zika virus can cause the devastating birth defect microcephaly. In microceph...

Prevalence of microcephaly in Europe: population based study

Objectives To provide contemporary estimates of the prevalence of microcephaly in Europe, determine if the diagnosis of microcephaly is consistent across Europe, and evaluate whether changes in... ...

Genetic causes of small head size share common mechanism

(Duke University) Microcephaly is a rare disorder that stunts brain development in utero, resulting in babies with abnormally small heads. The Zika virus is one environmental cause of this devastating...

Study IDs 2 Zika Virus Proteins Linked to Microcephaly

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2016 -- Researchers say they've identified two proteins in the Zika virus linked to the severe birth defect microcephaly. Babies with microcephaly have abnormally small heads and br...

If we were like mice we could live to 400 – but we're not, so we don't

You may have seen the news that the human lifespan cannot be extended beyond about 115 years, as shown by a demographic analysis confirming that the steady improvements in lifespan seen for many popul...

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To the Editor: Petersen et al. (April 21 issue)(1) provide a detailed review of Zika virus. We have some concern regarding diagnostic criteria for microcephaly in fetuses and newborns exposed to the v...

Zika Virus.

To the Editor: Petersen et al. (April 21 issue)(1) provide a detailed review of Zika virus. We have some concern regarding diagnostic criteria for microcephaly in fetuses and newborns exposed to the v...

Zika Virus.

To the Editor: Petersen et al. (April 21 issue)(1) provide a detailed review of Zika virus. We have some concern regarding diagnostic criteria for microcephaly in fetuses and newborns exposed to the v...

Prenatal screening for microcephaly: an update after three decades.

Due to the recent outbreak of Zika virus, there has been a newfound interest in fetal and neonatal microcephaly. In 1984, Chervenak et al. proposed criteria for the prenatal ultrasound diagnosis of mi...

Variation of lifespan in multiple strains, and effects of dietary restriction and BmFoxO on lifespan in silkworm, Bombyx mori.

Established animal models have accelerated our understanding of the mechanisms involved in lifespan determination. However, more experimental animals are required to clarify the complex mechanisms beh...

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