Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) News and Research

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexplained death of an infant younger than one year old. It is the leading cause of death in children between one month and one year of age. Most SIDS deaths happen when babies are between 2 months and 4 months of age.
Smoking during pregnancy and SIDS

Smoking during pregnancy and SIDS

New clinical research and imaging centre for Bristol

New clinical research and imaging centre for Bristol

Smoking and SIDS

Smoking and SIDS

Researchers discover new gene responsible for Brugada syndrome

Researchers discover new gene responsible for Brugada syndrome

Smoking during pregnancy puts babies at risk of SIDS

Smoking during pregnancy puts babies at risk of SIDS

Infant mortality rates decline in New York City

Infant mortality rates decline in New York City

American life expectancy reaches an all-time high of 78

American life expectancy reaches an all-time high of 78

Study looks at progesterone therapy

Study looks at progesterone therapy

Hearing test results may predict sudden infant death syndrome

Hearing test results may predict sudden infant death syndrome

Recurrence of SIDS overestimated

Recurrence of SIDS overestimated

Overdiagnosis of congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS)

Overdiagnosis of congenital long QT syndrome (LQTS)

Link between mild infection and hypoxic apnoea

Link between mild infection and hypoxic apnoea

Low glucose levels offer clue to infant cot deaths

Low glucose levels offer clue to infant cot deaths

11 percent of American women smoke during pregnancy

11 percent of American women smoke during pregnancy

Doctors ill equipped to confront parent smoking

Doctors ill equipped to confront parent smoking

Researcher aims for better understanding of human breathing disorders

Researcher aims for better understanding of human breathing disorders

Smoke from other people's burning tobacco kills

Smoke from other people's burning tobacco kills

SIDS risk lowered by use of pacifier

SIDS risk lowered by use of pacifier

Winter colds, over-wrapping increase risk of SIDS

Winter colds, over-wrapping increase risk of SIDS

New evidence says SIDS caused by abnormality in the brainstem

New evidence says SIDS caused by abnormality in the brainstem