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New Analysis Puts Cot Death Under Scrutiny Once Again

...es, which found a much higher proportion of repeat cot deaths were probably homicide. Yet the Lancet stud...tated that all these families were at high risk of cot death and that the second deaths exhibited many untoward features, such as violent family relationsh...

Risk of SIDS Reduced by the Use of Baby Dummies: Research

...ight-time use of babies dummies halves the risk of cot death, the biggest cause of death among babies in ...y conducted by the American academy had found that cot death risk "was halved" and the association "now recommends that a dummy should be offered every tim...

Babies Cot Dead - Why?

...ure and small babies which expose them to risks of cot death. Professors Ann Burchell and Robert Hume, ...h group that has zeroed in on one of the causes of cot death a flaw in the production of glucose. Elaborating on the challenge in front of them, Profess...

New Reforms Could Cut the Number of Unexplained Infant Deaths

... apparent every one of the major risk factors for cot death was first identified there in the 1980s, he says. The reforms mean new local boards will have to collate information on all deaths in their regions, which will feed into a national enquiry and that can draw nationally applicable conclusions....

Cot Death on Rise in Australia

...out safe sleeping practices for babies had reduced cot deaths from more than 500 in 1988 and some parents now felt that SIDS was no longer a risk. "It is of grave concern that 20 years on, the statistics seem to reveal there could be a growing level of complacency in the community," she said. "We thi...

Recurrence of SIDS Overestimated: Study

...d since 1970, and which said the relative risks of cot death recurring ranged from 1.7 to 10.1 times that of the general population. The review checked to see whether the studies matched three criteria for SIDS: 1.Making sure that all relevant cases of SIDS had been identified reliably 2.Comparing t...

Australians Enjoy Sex Less Than Newzealanders, or Indians

...ion, a minute under the average. Unhappiest in the cot are the Japanese where just 15% are satisfied, and those in France, long since dubbed the country of romance, where only one in four are fully satisfied. The Durex Global Sexual Wellbeing Survey questioned more than 26,000 respondents in 26 countr...

New Ban on Smoking to Be Considered

...nd wheezing, asthma attacks, middle ear infection, cot death, and possibly cardiovascular and neurobiological impairment in children. These findings were confirmed by the UK’s Scientific Committee on Tobacco and Health (SCOTH), which reviewed the evidence in 2004 following its initial report on second-h...

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ‘authority’, Sir Roy was Not Off the Mak

...l Journal has cast aspersions on the findings of a cot death study that had brought infamy to the pediatrician Professor Sir Roy Meadow// A paper published in 2005 in the medical journal, The Lancet, has indicated that most of the second infant deaths occurring in families who had lost the first baby a...

A Boon to Neonates-“National Cot Locator” Developed by UK Hospitas

...h minister says,” On the occasions when a suitable cot is needed outside of the local network, a call to ...ortant strategic development." "We hope to see the cot locator have a significant impact across England on the crucial issues of available cots and transfe...

Cot Death Could Be Linked To Brain Defect

...ildren's Hospital in the US compared the brains of cot death victims with those of others who had died fr... They discovered a defect in the brain stem of the cot victims, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. Brain stem regulates breathing, blood pressure a...

Brain stem Defects associated with SIDS

...ccording to a recent research, an infant’s risk of cot death or sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is increased by the brain defects that affect breathing and temperature control. // U.S. researchers conducted the study on babies who died of SIDS. The findings were published in the Journal of the Amer...

Lunging to Death: Lung Anomalies in Infants Enhance Cot Death Risk

...er observation of such babies, and avert potential cot death. Following up on the earlier discovery of a connection between variants of a gene called Interleukin 10 (IL-10), scientists were able to find two other genes in the immune system, Interleukin-6 (IL-6) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VE...

Dummies, Bad For Breastfed Babies – Study Challenge

...bies who used a dummy were less likely to suffer a cot death - sudden infant death syndrome (Sids), the authors from the Joanna Briggs Institute in Australia concluded....

Sensing Devices to Measure Sleep In the Pipeline

...ep. It could be used to monitor babies and prevent cot death, or in sleep management, to evaluate your own sleep. ...

Medicos Of The Calcutta Medical College Join Anti-Reservation Quota Protest

...ent Minister Arjun Singh, carrying his effigy in a cot to downtown Esplanade area and later setting it ablaze. The students also submitted a memorandum to West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi in Raj Bhavan. The proposal to reserve 27 percent seats in central universities and higher educational in...

Fear Of Flat head Syndrome Makes Parents Ignore Advice About Cot Death

...bies to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of cot death amid fears about a growing number of childre...taken it was found that 329 babies were victims of cot death in the UK, of which 309 were aged under one year old. Joyce Epstein, the director of the FSI...

Investigation into the Poor Hospital Facility That Led To the Death of George Cook

...e arrived at the hospital she found him lying on a cot in a hallway near a door. Then she brought him blankets and shielded his face from the draft. Neither the doctors nor the nurse did anything. She said that her father was a proud man and a hard worker, and was left to die without dignity. CTV Vancouv...

Premature Babies In ICU Can Be Viewed Online: Parents Rejoice

... care unit//. A camera hooked up beside the baby's cot in the neonatal intensive care unit allows tired parents to view the live footage on 3G-enabled mobile phones, Singapore General Hospital said. The Virtual Visit service is on a three-month trial, during which the infants go online for three 90-min...

Causes of Sudden Infant Death Researched

...ersy surrounding (sudden infant death syndrome, or cot death) by showing that pacemaker cells in the brai...or gasping, but not normal breathing. Importantly, cot death has been proposed to result from a failure of auto resuscitation and gasping.' Dr. Jeffrey Sm...

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