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2005-12-16 12:39:26

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who have an infant that dies from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) are more likely in their subsequent pregnancies to deliver infants who are born preterm or "small for gestational age," investigators from the UK have found.

2005-12-15 22:45:32

LONDON (Reuters) - Women whose babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) have a higher risk of complications in another pregnancy which may help to explain why some suffer recurrent cot deaths, scientists said on Friday.

2005-12-09 00:10:00

Baby pacifiers can reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), the leading cause of death in babies under a year old, according to new research published on Friday.

2005-12-08 19:05:43

LONDON (Reuters) - Baby pacifiers can reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), the leading cause of death in babies under a year old, according to new research published on Friday.

2005-11-19 20:50:48

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Higher levels of the hormone testosterone are found in victims of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) than in infants who have died suddenly from other causes, results of a multicenter study suggest.

2005-11-17 15:20:00

A study of the effects of the nationwide 'Back to Sleep' campaign -- an initiative launched in 1994 to encourage mothers to place their babies on their backs rather than their stomachs to sleep -- shows that this campaign has helped to reduce sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) cases overall in the United States.

2005-11-17 15:19:56

By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A study of the effects of the nationwide 'Back to Sleep' campaign -- an initiative launched in 1994 to encourage mothers to place their babies on their backs rather than their stomachs to sleep -- shows that this campaign has helped to reduce sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) cases overall in the United States.

2005-10-10 08:39:15

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Infants should be put to sleep on their backs only, not their sides, and pacifiers can be used to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome, U.S. pediatricians said on Monday.

2005-10-10 00:25:00

Infants should be put to sleep on their backs only, not their sides, and pacifiers can be used to help prevent sudden infant death syndrome, U.S. pediatricians said on Monday.

2005-09-04 02:37:37

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - As many as one in 10 cases of sudden infant death syndrome could be avoided by early screening for a heart problem and proper treatment, researchers said on Sunday.


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