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2009-04-03 11:56:47

Monash University researchers have shown that babies born to a mother who smokes are more likely to be slower to wake or respond to stimulation – and this may explain their increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

2009-01-09 08:58:40

"Our discovery sheds light on how the nerve supply to the cardiovascular system is established during development," said Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D., principal investigator, OHSU School of Dentistry assistant professor of integrative biosciences and OHSU School of Medicine adjunct assistant professor of physiology and pharmacology.

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2008-12-08 11:56:34

Scientists from Monash University, Melbourne have shown that infants born prematurely have lower blood pressure during sleep in the first six months of life, compared to healthy, full-term infants.

2008-10-09 18:00:36

By JEREMY COX Scientists have found a new weapon in the battle against Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: a ceiling fan. Children who slept in a room ventilated by a fan had a 72 percent lower chance of dying from SIDS vs.

2008-10-07 21:00:14

By Carla K. Johnson CHICAGO - Using a fan to circulate air seemed to lower the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in a study of nearly 500 babies, researchers reported Monday. Placing babies on their backs to sleep is the best advice for preventing SIDS, a still mysterious cause of death.

2008-10-07 09:00:08

The Associated Press CHICAGO Using a fan to circulate air seemed to lower the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in a study of nearly 500 babies, researchers reported Monday. Placing babies on their backs to sleep is the best advice for preventing SIDS .

2008-10-07 09:00:08

By Carla K. Johnson Associated Press CHICAGO -- Using a fan to circulate air seemed to lower the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in a study of nearly 500 babies, researchers reported Monday.

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2008-10-07 06:40:00

Researchers reported on Monday that using a fan to circulate air actually lowered the risk of sudden infant death syndrome in a study of nearly 500 babies.

2008-10-07 06:00:13

By Liz Szabo Fans may reduce the risk of SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome, a study shows. Babies who slept in a room with a fan were 72% less likely to die from SIDS, according to a study released today from Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.

2008-10-06 18:00:35

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Infants who slept in a bedroom with a fan ventilating the air had a 72 percent lower risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome compared to infants who slept in a bedroom without a fan, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research.


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