SIDS Is Still a Tragic Mystery, Despite Claims the ‘Cause’ Has Been Found

photo† Andrew Wong †Getty Images† Last week, numerous headlines and social media posts declared that scientists had finally found the “cause” of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Unfortunately, the reality is a bit more complicated. While the research one day lead to important discoveries in predicting or treating this devastating syndrome, the findings aren’t as … Read more

Study identifies potential biomarker for SIDS, but these are very early days

CNN † Australian researchers say they’ve identified one potential biomarker for sudden infant death syndrome, known as SIDS, but experts caution that it’s just one piece of the puzzle. About 3,400 babies die from SIDS in the US each year. There is no immediate or obvious cause of death, according to the US Centers for … Read more

New study’s findings could help explain sudden infant death syndrome

A new study is offering new clues in solving the medical mystery of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), which causes over 1,000 infant deaths per year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study, led by researchers in Australia and published this week in the medical journal … Read more

Groundbreaking new study finds possible explanation for SIDS

(Gray News) – A medical research breakthrough might have just solved the mystery of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Researchers at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead in Australia have identified the first biochemical marker that could help detect babies more at risk of SIDS while they are alive. The biomarker, an enzyme called Butyrylcholinesterase (BChE), … Read more