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Scientists found out why babies die in my sleep

November 1 2006

The cause of infant death in sleep, scientists have discovered. In the dream of suffocation kills hundreds of infants.

The victims of sudden death there was deviation in the brain - the lack of control functions above the level of oxygen in the blood, the researchers found.

Infants as a result of deviations can become entangled in the bedclothes, and asthma has not given them crying or coughing.

From the report of experts from the Boston Children's Hospital, published in the Bulletin of the Medical Association of the United States, it follows that the majority of infants who died in his sleep a shortage of cells responsible for the processing of serotonin.

According to scientists, the presence of abnormalities causes the death of the child. "Surely there are other reasons, including inattention and parents. The study can only help to prevent a possible tragedy," - said scientific consultant to the study of infant mortality, George Haycock. Tells

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