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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 ...
Due to international travel, the current Zika virus (ZIKV) epidemic in Brazil and other South American countries poses a severe public health risk of ZIKV importation to other countries. Saad-Roy...
ReutersMexico confirms first case of microcephaly from ZikaReutersAn aedes aegypti mosquito is pictured on a leaf in San Jose, Costa Rica February 1, 2016. REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate/File Photo. MEXICO...
The finding appears in a study published by the CDC, which also reports that cases of microcephaly more than quadrupled following the Zika outbreak in Colombia. Medscape Medical News
Of the many mysteries about the Zika virus, perhaps the most puzzling one relates to the distribution of babies born with Zika-induced microcephaly.
The number of cases of microcephaly in Brazil in 2016 was far lower than expected based on reported incidences of Zika virus infection and Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Radiologists need to be aware that the Zika virus can lead to prenatal and postnatal abnormalities beyond microcephaly, and can have serious consequences in adults. Medscape Medical News
The number of babies born with microcephaly in Colombia increased fourfold between 2015 and 2016, coinciding with a widespread outbreak of Zika virus in the country, a report from the US Centers for.....
The present article examines the impact of the current limitations of the microcephaly definition in the context of the Zika virus outbreak. It highlights its dependence on the method used for determi...
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...
Microcephaly can be either isolated or coexists with other neurological entities and/or multiple congenital anomalies, known as syndromic microcephaly. Although many syndromic cases can be classified ...
Autosomal recessive primary microcephaly (MCPH; MicroCephaly Primary Hereditary) is a genetically heterogeneous neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by a significantly reduced head circumference ...
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...