SIDS is still a tragic mystery, despite claims that the ’cause’ has been found

Photo: Andrew Wang (Getty Images) Last week, multiple headlines and social media posts claimed that scientists had finally found the “cause” of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Unfortunately, the reality is a bit more complicated. While the research could one day lead to important discoveries in predicting or treating this devastating syndrome, the results are … Read more

New research offers clues as to why some babies die of SIDS

Scientists in Australia have found that some babies at risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, have low levels of an enzyme called butyrylcholinesterase (BChE) in their blood. Their study, published May 6 in the journal eBioMedicine, could pave the way for neonatal screening and interventions if the findings are supported by further research. … Read more

Breakthrough of SIDS? Possible biomarker of sudden infant death syndrome identified

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Babies at risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) could be identified through a biochemical marker, according to a new study published in The Lancet’s eBioMedicine. SIDS is the unexplained death of a seemingly healthy baby under the age of one, usually while sleeping, according to the … Read more