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Possible Cause Of "Cot Death" Uncovered By Breakthrough Study

IFLScience
 2022-05-13

Cover picture for the articleScientists claim to have found a cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), a “world-first breakthrough” that has the potential to someday reduce the number of babies dying unexpectedly. Researchers from the Children's Hospital at Westmead in Australia found that levels of an enzyme called butyrylcholinesterase (BChE)...

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DeAnne Hilton
05-13

I’m so glad they are still researching this. As a parent of a boy who died of SIDS,we do feel survivors guilt over our child passing.

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Susan Kelley
05-13

Do some research the incidence of sids dropped dramatically during covid when babies weren't being vaccinated. usually occurs within a week of baby shots.

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Danielle
05-13

That’s not the cause it’s a symptom from the cause. We already know what caused it. SIDS rates dropped significantly during the pandemic. Why? What weren’t children doing?

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