New study may have identified cause of SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome

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Babies who died from SIDS had lower levels of the enzyme butyrylcholinesterase. The enzyme is thought to be involved in brain arousal pathways. In 2019, about 1,250 babies in the United States died due to sudden infant death syndrome.
New study may have identified cause of SIDS, or sudden infant death syndrome
13 days ago·New York, United States

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Times of India

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Researcher who lost child to SIDS finds cause behind it - Times of India

In a breakthrough, Australian researchers have identified a biomarker that can detect babies more at risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) while

12 days ago·Mumbai, India
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The Guardian

Enzyme in babies’ blood linked to risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Scientists find babies who died from Sids had lower levels of BChE on average, but say link ‘needs more investigation’

13 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

Australian Researchers Discover Cause Behind Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

The incidence of SIDS has been more than halved in recent years due to public health campaigns addressing the known major risk factors of prone sleeping, maternal smoking and overheating.

12 days ago·India
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CBS Local

Study identifies potential biomarker for SIDS, but a test for it is a long way off

(CNN) — Australian researchers say they’ve identified one potential biomarker for sudden infant death syndrome, known as SIDS, but experts caution that it’s just one piece of the puzzle.About 3,400 babies die from SIDS in the US each year. There is no immediate or obvious cause of death, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts don’t know which babies are at risk for SIDS or what causes it.For their study, publishe…

13 days ago·United States
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The Independent

Groundbreaking new study finds possible cause of sudden infant death syndrome

Australian researchers have found the activity of an enzyme is significantly lower in babies who die of SIDS

13 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Australian Sudden Infant Death Syndrome study 'provocative' but not yet a breakthrough

A preliminary study out of Australia offers a tantalizing hint at what might cause SIDS, but doctors warn more research is needed.

13 days ago·United States
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