Navigation Links
Bacterial Infection May Boost SIDS Risk
Date:5/29/2008

Study found higher levels of staph, E. coli in babies who died from unexplained causes

THURSDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Could common bacterial infections cause some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS?

According to the British authors of a study in this week's issue of The Lancet, the answer is a qualified yes. The researchers found high levels of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria in children who had died of SIDS.

But in no way does this mean that parents should be demanding antibiotics for their newborns, cautioned Dr. Jim Greenberg, director of the division of neonatology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. "This still falls under the category of preliminary research and doesn't have any direct application to how we think about patient care," he said.

"As yet, we do not understand the true significance of the findings," added Dr. Nigel Klein, co-author of the study and professor of infectious disease and immunology and head of the department of infection at the University of London and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in the United Kingdom. "At present, a causal link has not been established. As such, there are no direct clinical implications."

According to the American SIDS Institute, the rate of SIDS has dropped dramatically since 1983, thanks to concerted prevention efforts on the part of a number of organizations. However, about 2,500 infants still die of SIDS every year in the United States.

The causes largely remain a mystery, although putting a baby to sleep on his or her back and avoiding smoking near the child are known to be protective.

Klein and his colleagues conducted autopsies on 546 infants who had died suddenly between the ages of 7 and 365 days. Samples of bacteria were taken from 470 of the infants.

Many more potentially harmful organisms were isolated from children whose s
'/>"/>

Copyright©2008 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Bioniche Updates re: Mycobacterial Cell Wall Technology Platform
2. Do bacterial combinations result in enhanced cytokine production? No!
3. Does Antibacterial Soap Work? At Least One Really Does.
4. Skin Friendly Releases Clinically Proven Hypoallergenic Anti-Bacterial Barrier Lotion
5. Bacterial battle for survival leads to new antibiotic
6. UCF technique promises to aid doctors ability to identify, treat bacterial infections
7. Why recovery from flu may increase odds of bacterial infection
8. Bacterial toxin closes gate on immune response, Penn researchers discover
9. Nerites Receives NIH Grant to Study Novel Treatment for Preventing Dangerous Bacterial Infections on Urinary Stents and Catheters
10. Forsyth launches 1-of-a-kind core service to enable rapid identification of bacterial samples
11. First look at an enzyme target for antibacterial and cancer drugs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Bacterial Infection May Boost SIDS Risk
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Recently, Weddingshe.com has added many trendy ... announced its highest annual revenues in the past three years. ... glamorous wedding dresses. , According to the sales manager of ... promotions for them in 2015. This point can be reflected ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Four years since the release of their debut recording ... marriage of Avasa & Matthew Love – the duo are pleased ... release through White Swan Records on February 24, 2015. , THE ... path available to all of us to walk out of the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and ... relationship in an effort to further promote visibility and adoption ... has long made AMA journals available via its subscription services, ... JAMA Network. , Long known as both a ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... JJsHouse.com is a famous dress online store for ... its latest collection of wedding dresses , and launches ... is the wedding dress on your big day; the wedding ... Every bride wants to find the most suitable wedding dress. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... released a new blog post explaining the importance of keeping a ... of an auto insurance policy . , Clients who driver ... their vehicle insurance policies. The safety a vehicle offers from its ... of this, drivers should always carry a first aid kit in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Weddingshe Announces A Special Offer On Its Popular Glamorous Wedding Dresses 2Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 2Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 3Health News:THE ROAD by Avasa & Matthew Love -- A New Album 4Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 2Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 3Health News:EBSCO Expands Partnership with the American Medical Association 4Health News:Find The Most Suitable Wedding Dress At JJsHouse.com 2Health News:Driving Safe And Other Factors That Make Auto Insurance Affordable! 2
... The American Academy of Family Physicians today announced the ... first alliance partner, The Coca-Cola Company. , (Logo: ... is a program that allows corporate partners like The ... consumers about the role their products can play in ...
... are not addressing the main differences between neighborhood food ... or reduce obesity, according to a new RAND Corporation study. ... Angeles region has no more fast-food chain establishments on a ... rather many more small food stores and other food outlets. ...
... The founders of HEAL Africa ( www.hea ... nonprofit organization that provides holistic healing including urgent care medical services ... of Congo, are conducting a seven-city tour of the U.S. to ... of war in Congo. HEAL Africa,s approach to healing conflict has ...
... ,Symphony of the Superhero, to Feature DJ Cut Chemist, Violinist ... Boychoir, Whittier Elementary Choir, The Raretones and Bells of the ... The Symphony Guild today announced ... the Superhero, an annual event which benefits Seattle ...
... in some, but effects were fleeting, scientists say , MONDAY, ... addicts beat their habit is showing some effect but is ... one-third of participants in a new study developed desired immune ... cocaine use did go down. But the effects were only ...
... ... competitive advantage , ... (PRWEB) October 5, 2009-- BodyMedia, Inc. , the pioneer in developing wearable body monitoring ... Ki Performance. Through the company,s first strategic partner in Europe, BodyMedia is extending its ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:The American Academy of Family Physicians Launches Consumer Alliance With First Partner: The Coca-Cola Company 2Health News:The American Academy of Family Physicians Launches Consumer Alliance With First Partner: The Coca-Cola Company 3Health News:The American Academy of Family Physicians Launches Consumer Alliance With First Partner: The Coca-Cola Company 4Health News:Los Angeles fast-food restaurant ban unlikely to cut obesity, study finds 2Health News:Los Angeles fast-food restaurant ban unlikely to cut obesity, study finds 3Health News:HEAL Africa's Founders Conduct Nationwide Tour to Share Best Practices for Rebuilding Congo 2Health News:HEAL Africa's Founders Conduct Nationwide Tour to Share Best Practices for Rebuilding Congo 3Health News:The Symphony Guild Announces Artist Lineup for 2009 Event 2Health News:The Symphony Guild Announces Artist Lineup for 2009 Event 3Health News:Cocaine Addiction Vaccine Shows Some Success 2Health News:Cocaine Addiction Vaccine Shows Some Success 3Health News:BodyMedia, Inc. Expands Overseas Offerings and Receives Milestone Certification for Continued Global Growth 2Health News:BodyMedia, Inc. Expands Overseas Offerings and Receives Milestone Certification for Continued Global Growth 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... A lot of discussion in the medical community revolves ... injuries, or conditions. As medical science advances, doctors and surgeons ... that they consider to be more cutting edge. Yet, when ... method of treatment that stands out as the best solution ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015  MedScope ( www.medscope.org ), the leading provider ... 2015 Connected World magazine Connected World Award ... that can be used anywhere, anytime. The nomination was ... In nominating MedScope, Landon Garner , Director ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Fla. , Jan. 23, 2015  HyGreen, Inc., a ... agreement and partnership with RCA Medical, a subsidiary of ... . Each year, hundreds of millions ... care-associated infections as organisms are transmitted from patient to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:No One-Size-Fits-All Remedy for Hernia Correction 2MedScope Nominated by RacoWireless for Prestigious 2015 Connected World Magazine Connected World Award 2HyGreen Partners with RCA Medical in Johannesburg, South Africa 2
... , WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 ... on global and domestic communications and issues management, today ... Corporation (Nasdaq: PSID ) to serve as the ... conduct media relations for PositiveID,s corporate communications and advise ...
... , CLAREMONT, Calif., Dec. 14 The Roberts Environmental ... analysis of social responsibility reporting for the 26 largest ... Pacific Sustainability Index (PSI) scores evaluating the environmental and ... the transparency, intent, and performance for both environmental and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Gibraltar Associates Named Agency of Record for Health Information and Diagnostic Provider PositiveID Corporation 2New Report Grades Sustainability Reporting of Top Pharmaceutical Companies 2New Report Grades Sustainability Reporting of Top Pharmaceutical Companies 3
... heterodimeric proteins that suppress the secretion of ... Inhibin consists of two distinct chains, or ... A consists of the alpha-subunit and betaA-subunit. ... betaB-subunit. Only the dimeric forms of the ...
... Pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A) ... PAPP-A is produced in high concentrations ... released into the maternal circulation in ... [1]. PAPP-A is not specific to ...
... peptide encoded by the ob gene and is ... play a key role in the regulation of ... [1,2]. Leptin functions as a lipostat and is ... stores. Increased serum leptin levels signal the brain ...
ACTIVATED CLOTTING TIME SYSTEM...
Medicine Products: