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Disturbance of serotonin can lead to sudden infant death syndrome

Disturbance of serotonin can lead to sudden infant death syndrome

Mystery of cot death may be explained

Mystery of cot death may be explained

Common genetic variation increases SIDS risk in African Americans

Common genetic variation increases SIDS risk in African Americans

Common cardiac sodium channel variant associated with sudden infant death in African Americans

Common cardiac sodium channel variant associated with sudden infant death in African Americans

Falling asleep with baby on the sofa can be fatal

Falling asleep with baby on the sofa can be fatal

One SIDS death may lead to another

One SIDS death may lead to another

Babies dummies reduce the risk of cot deaths

Babies dummies reduce the risk of cot deaths

Toddlers with sleep apnea experience more respiratory disturbances when they sleep on their backs

Toddlers with sleep apnea experience more respiratory disturbances when they sleep on their backs

Link between eating and pain relief - brain stem blocks pain to protect key behaviors

Link between eating and pain relief - brain stem blocks pain to protect key behaviors

Babies should not be asleep in the same bed that their parents are sleeping in

Babies should not be asleep in the same bed that their parents are sleeping in

Opiates themselves are superior to sedatives for treating infants born to women who used heroin or methadone while pregnant

Opiates themselves are superior to sedatives for treating infants born to women who used heroin or methadone while pregnant

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) offers clues to SIDS, sleep apnea

Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS) offers clues to SIDS, sleep apnea

Hospitalized babies with severe breathing problems may benefit from lying on their stomachs

Hospitalized babies with severe breathing problems may benefit from lying on their stomachs

Project to treat infant asphyxia in lower income countries

Project to treat infant asphyxia in lower income countries

Parents drugs, alcohol and tobacco use harm their children's futures

Parents drugs, alcohol and tobacco use harm their children's futures

Underhand methods used to challenge secondhand smoke's link to infant death risk

Underhand methods used to challenge secondhand smoke's link to infant death risk

Link between muscle movement and breathing rhythms may shed new light on SIDS and sleep apnea

Link between muscle movement and breathing rhythms may shed new light on SIDS and sleep apnea

Women with a history of caesarean section deliveries do not have a higher risk of a subsequent stillbirth

Women with a history of caesarean section deliveries do not have a higher risk of a subsequent stillbirth

Babies who do not sleep on their stomachs fail to learn behaviors that may lessen their risk SIDS

Babies who do not sleep on their stomachs fail to learn behaviors that may lessen their risk SIDS