Tag: Brain Damage Zika Virus

BEWARE! Zika brain damage may go undetected in pregnancy

New York: The damage caused by the Zika virus could go undetected in pregnancy and may later lead to learning disorders, psychiatric illnesses and dementia in babies, researchers including one of Indian-origin has found. The findings, appearing in the journal Nature Medicine, showed that a foetus that gets infected with the Zika virus may develop […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Relatives of Zika virus may cause birth defects

Washington: Relatives of the Zika virus, especially West Nile, can spread from an infected pregnant mouse to her fetuses, causing brain damage and fetal death, researchers said on Wednesday. The findings, published in the US journal Science Translational Medicine, suggested that Zika may not be unique in its ability to cause birth defects, such as […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021