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New Study May Provide Clues to Up to 75% of SIDS Deaths

Wednesday, November 01, 2006
A study reported in the Nov. 1, 2006, issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association may help to explain up to 75% of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) deaths.

The researchers found that abnormalities with the brain stem affected the body's ability to regulate serotonin, a chemical that regulates vital body functions, including breathing. Read more about the study in this Globe and Mail article.

| posted by Ann D @ 9:42 AM