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It was reported that an average of 7,000 babies die of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) every year.
UC San Diego study suggests link between sudden infant death and alcohol.
The link between maternal cigarette smoking during pregnancy and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) may relate to the negative effects of nicotine on the development of brain centers that regulate breathing.
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A study in the Aug. 1 issue of the journal SLEEP shows that at 2 to 4 weeks of age male infants are easier to arouse than females during quiet sleep, and by 2 to 3 months of age there are no significant gender differences in arousability.
Preliminary research indicates that decreased levels in the brainstem of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine [5-HT]; a neurotransmitter involved in several brain functions) and tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH2; an enzyme involved in the synthesis of serotonin) are associated with an increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
Doctors closing in on mysterious cause of death in infants.
NIH-funded study finds abnormalities in brain region that regulates breathing, sleep.
The advice of a pediatrician to place infants on their backs to sleep appears to be the single most important motivator in getting parents to follow these recommendations and a key reason that the rate of sudden death syndrome (SIDS) has plummeted since the "Back to Sleep" campaign was launched in 1994.
Placing infants on their backs for sleep can help reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
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