The medical community, government, and media have neglected unequivocal scientific evidence that nicotine from maternal smoking causes possibly 100,000 fetal deaths each year as well as massive numbers of crib deaths
, according to Theodore Slotkin, professor of pharmacology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
It's great news that sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as "crib death
," has become less common in the past decade as more parents than ever are placing their infants on their back to sleep.
Can't wait for his position paper on crib death
. Banning brand-name sponsorship of sporting events is what's going to get him into the most trouble.
I remember a young couple who lost a baby to crib death
, years before the "back to sleep" campaign.
SIDS, also called crib death
or cot death, occurs when babies suffocate accidentally or stop breathing in an event called sleep apnea.
With the specter of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) or "crib death
" in the minds of all new parents, any abnormality in an infant's breathing pattern can invoke anxiety.
The researchers decided to investigate additional cases of crib death
. From December 1990 to November 1993, the team collected nose and throat secretions from infants who had died of SIDS, but tests for B.
Schwab says that a better understanding of brain development may provide clues about diseases later in life, like neurological disorders or crib death
I was fascinated with one of her journal articles reporting on the work she did with colleagues, checking six genes known to be associated with sudden deaths, which span the entire life cycle, from crib deaths
in infants to what has been labeled, at one time, sudden unexplained nocturnal deaths, better known in the Philippines as "bangungot" and also known as "nightmare death syndrome." Their study involved people of different ethnicities.
A hospital in Malda District, which provides healthcare services to the district and other nearby areas, has witnessed a sudden surge in crib deaths
THE deathly procession of crib deaths
continue to haunt the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government.
30 INFANTS DIE/INDIA: The horror of crib deaths
is haunting Kolkata's Dr BC Roy Postgraduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences once again with the reports of at least 30 infants dying in the hospital in the past three days.