A possible cause for SIDS

by Liza on Nov. 03rd, 2006

The results of a study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggest that SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) deaths may be due to defects of the serotonin system of the infants' brain stems. It was a small study--only 31 brains from SIDS victims, compared to 10 control brains--but it certainly suggests a direction for further, expanded research.

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