• Zika exposure in womb may impact development into preschool age, study finds

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Children who were exposed to Zika virus in utero may demonstrate developmental differences into preschool age, even if they did not have congenital Zika syndrome, according to a study published in Pediatric Research.
    Early in the Zika virus epidemic, Sarah B. Mulkey, MD, PhD, a prenatal-neonatal neurologist at Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C., and colleagues enrolled a group of pregnant women in Colombia with symptomatic Zika virus into a study to follow their pregnancies.
    “From that group of mothers, we had a number of babies who were born who were exposed to Zika
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