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Tracking Preemies' Head Size May Yield IQ Clues

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From the University of Warwick in England...Tracking Preemies' Head Size May Yield IQ Clues

https://consumer.healthday.com/cognitive-health-information-26/brain-health-news-80/tracking-preemies-head-size-may-yield-iq-clues-739619.html

Head-size measurements can help screen for long-term IQ problems in very premature or very low birth weight babies, researchers say.

"Measuring head circumference and thus head growth in early childhood is a proxy measure of brain volume growth in early childhood," said study senior author Dieter Wolke, of the University of Warwick in England.


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