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Rare genetic mutations linked to sudden infant death syndrome - BioNews

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 08:20

Rare genetic mutations linked to sudden infant death syndrome
BioNews
Rare mutations in a gene that controls muscle function may contribute to some cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to new research published in The Lancet. SIDS, also known as cot death, typically affects infants between two and four ...

Researchers: Family, friends should know safe sleep practices for ... - Richmond.com

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 20:37

Richmond.com

Researchers: Family, friends should know safe sleep practices for ...
Richmond.com
Almost every other developed country has made strides in eradicating sleep-related, unexpected infant deaths, but the U.S. still struggles with a higher-than-average rate.
Baptist Health ensuring safe sleep for infantsStuttgart Daily Leader

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Researchers: Family, friends should know safe sleep practices for baby, too - Gwinnettdailypost.com

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 20:37

Gwinnettdailypost.com

Researchers: Family, friends should know safe sleep practices for baby, too
Gwinnettdailypost.com
Almost every other developed country has made strides in eradicating sleep-related, unexpected infant deaths, but the U.S. still struggles with a higher-than-average rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2015 — the most ...

Baptist Health makes plan to combat SIDS - Log Cabin Democrat

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 17:21

Log Cabin Democrat

Baptist Health makes plan to combat SIDS
Log Cabin Democrat
Baptist Health Medical Center has made the decision to actively fight the number of children killed by Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) through the use of Halo Sleep Sacks and safe sleep education. The hospitals have replaced traditional baby ...
Cone Health doctors educate parents on SIDSmyfox8.com

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In Detroit, Baby Steps to Better Births - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 06:02

U.S. News & World Report

In Detroit, Baby Steps to Better Births
U.S. News & World Report
Make Your Date is one of several local initiatives aimed at improving maternal and infant health outcomes in a city where the infant mortality rate rivals that of some developing nations. In the U.S., roughly 6 of every 1,000 babies die before their ...

Mom of Newnan woman accused in child's death says her daughter is innocent - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 20:47

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Mom of Newnan woman accused in child's death says her daughter is innocent
Atlanta Journal Constitution
“(Cassius) was a good baby. She was a really great mother. I know my daughter would not put that child on his stomach.” Family of the couple said the use of the long pillow had been Brady's idea. “He claims that the baby sleeps better that way ...

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UVA Researchers Say Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Often Caused by Uninformed Caregivers - Community Idea Stations

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 07:27

Community Idea Stations

UVA Researchers Say Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Often Caused by Uninformed Caregivers
Community Idea Stations
University of Virginia researchers say babies who die during their sleep while being watched by someone other than their parents were often placed in unsafe sleep positions. A new study urges more awareness to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Dr ...
Unsafe sleeping positions put infants at risk of cot death: StudyDeccan Chronicle

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Holmdel mom hopes toddler's unexplained death saves your kids' lives - Asbury Park Press

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:03

Asbury Park Press

Holmdel mom hopes toddler's unexplained death saves your kids' lives
Asbury Park Press
"Even when there was not an opioid crisis really taxing that system even further, these deaths were really hard to recognize because even if you look at one office, they tend not to see very many of these tragic deaths to be able to assess trends and ...

Researchers find genetic mutation more common in sudden infant death syndrome cases - Life Science Daily

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 06:45

Life Science Daily

Researchers find genetic mutation more common in sudden infant death syndrome cases
Life Science Daily
The research team stressed that more research is needed to understand this link and added that it is not the sole cause of SIDS, which is also called cot death. The cause of the syndrome is not known, but scientists believe it has something to do with ...

Infants At Risk Due To Unsafe Sleep Practices By Babysitters, Relatives - Medical Daily

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 22:24

Medical Daily

Infants At Risk Due To Unsafe Sleep Practices By Babysitters, Relatives
Medical Daily
The paper titled "Characteristics of Infant Deaths during Sleep While Under Nonparental Supervision" was published in the Journal Of Pediatrics on Monday. Unsafe sleep positions constitute practices such as placing infants on their stomachs or putting ...
Babysitters are putting infants at risk of cot death | Daily Mail OnlineDaily Mail
Babysitters & Relatives Need To Know More About Safe Sleep Practices & SIDS, News Study RevealsRomper

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UVA study suggests SIDS happens more often when parents are gone - The Charlottesville Newsplex

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:59

The Charlottesville Newsplex

UVA study suggests SIDS happens more often when parents are gone
The Charlottesville Newsplex
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A disturbing new study from the University of Virginia reveals that Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, occurs more often when babies are left with people other than their parents. SIDS is the leading cause of ...

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Infant death study reveals dangerous sleep practices among babysitters, relatives, others - Science Daily

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:58

New York Times

Infant death study reveals dangerous sleep practices among babysitters, relatives, others
Science Daily
In response to the troubling findings, the researchers are urging parents to educate anyone who cares for their children about safe sleep practices and the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the leading cause of death among babies between 1 ...
When Your Baby Is Your RoommateNew York Times
Baby Sitters, Relatives Often Unaware of SIDS RiskHealthDay

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NB to develop awareness campaign about unsafe sleep situations for infants - CBC.ca

Sun, 04/01/2018 - 06:01

CBC.ca

NB to develop awareness campaign about unsafe sleep situations for infants
CBC.ca
As it stands, all new parents in New Brunswick receive in-hospital bedside teaching about safe sleep practices, such as using "co-sleeping", where the baby's crib is within arm's reach of the bed, as opposed to bed-sharing, said Webster. The crib's ...

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Potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome identified - Science Daily

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 20:48

The Talking Democrat

Potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome identified
Science Daily
Sudden infant death syndrome is the unexpected death of a seemingly healthy child. It is the leading cause of post-neonatal death in high income countries, but deaths are rare, and an individual baby's risk is low. Typically, it affects children aged ...
Sudden infant death linked to a rare genetic mutationThe Talking Democrat

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Genetics may make some babies vulnerable to SIDS or 'crib death' - Chicago Daily Herald

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 17:03

Infosurhoy

Genetics may make some babies vulnerable to SIDS or 'crib death'
Chicago Daily Herald
Sally Clark tragically lost both her infant sons shortly after their births. In 1996, 11-week-old Christopher fell unconscious after being put to bed and never woke up. Two years later, 8-week-old Harry was found dead slumped forward in his bouncy ...
SIDS May Be Genetic: Here's How To Prevent Crib DeathInfosurhoy

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Some More Clarity On SIDS, But So Much Still Unknown - American Council on Science and Health

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 13:19

Doctor NDTV

Some More Clarity On SIDS, But So Much Still Unknown
American Council on Science and Health
Our infant son is celebrating his half birthday! An entire six months has passed in the blink of an eye as we watched our little dude grow, practically overnight. A half birthday is a big deal in a baby's life — by six months, most babies have ...
Genetics May Make Some Babies Vulnerable To SIDS Or 'Crib Death'Doctor NDTV

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Researchers Identify Potential Genetic Link In Sudden Infant Deaths - 5newsonline.com

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 09:55

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Researchers Identify Potential Genetic Link In Sudden Infant Deaths
5newsonline.com
(CBS) — For decades, doctors have been perplexed by the unexplained, sudden deaths of seemingly healthy babies, often while they are sleeping. Known as sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, the phenomenon, while rare, is the leading cause of infant ...
Sudden infant death syndrome may have genetic basis, study suggestsBig Country Homepage
SIDS deaths linked to gene mutation in new study9news.com.au

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Ex-EastEnders star Jacqueline Jossa lost two brothers to cot death ... - Daily Mail

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 09:31

Daily Mail

Ex-EastEnders star Jacqueline Jossa lost two brothers to cot death ...
Daily Mail
The 25-year-old actress' tragedy was discovered after her sister Katrina Farrelly announced she would be running the London Marathon next month in her late brothers' memory.
EastEnders' Jacqueline Jossa shares support for cot death charity for sister's fundraising campaignDigitalSpy.com
Jacqueline Jossa's sister reveals family heartache of losing two ...hellomagazine.com

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Genetics May Make Some Babies Vulnerable To SIDS Or 'Crib Death' - Doctor NDTV

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 08:09

Doctor NDTV

Genetics May Make Some Babies Vulnerable To SIDS Or 'Crib Death'
Doctor NDTV
Sally Clark tragically lost both her infant sons shortly after their births. In 1996, 11-week-old Christopher fell unconscious after being put to bed and never woke up. Two years later, 8-week-old Harry was found dead slumped forward in his bouncy ...

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SIDS deaths linked to gene mutation in new study - 9news.com.au

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 06:32

9news.com.au

SIDS deaths linked to gene mutation in new study
9news.com.au
It's one of every new parent's greatest fears – their baby stopping breathing in its sleep, dying without warning and seemingly without cause. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) has long baffled scientists but new research is bringing us one step ...
Some More Clarity On SIDS, But So Much Still UnknownAmerican Council on Science and Health
Genetics May Make Some Babies Vulnerable To SIDS Or 'Crib Death'Doctor NDTV

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