Tag: "suffocation" at medical news
Infants must be put to sleep in separate beds to prevent SIDS
...who sleep in an adult bed face a 40 % more risk of suffocation
than their counterparts who sleep in standard cribs. The condition is also found to be more common among African-American infants than in babies of other races. The fact that these children are more likely to be put to sleep in adult beds or on surfa...
Slow Suffocation of Poultry Termed Inhumane
...welfare campaigners have termed the plans for slow suffocation
of millions of poultry, in the event of a bird flu outbreak as inhumane//. According to Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) the Welfare of Animals (Slaughter and Killing) regulations 1995 have been amended under emergency procedures whereby the Secr...
Choking Game, Rage Among US Teens, Evokes Deep Concern
...Now experts wonder whether it was all suicide or a suffocation
game gone wrong. Greater awareness in the medical community is in turn leading to the first serious scientific research about the game’s prevalence. “Asphyxiation games have been with us for generations, but what makes the current generation’...