UMMC is participating in a citywide plan that has helped reduce infant deaths
by more than 50 percent in the last five years to the lowest sleep-related infant death
rate ever recorded in the city of Baltimore.
It is shocking that the UK has one of the highest infant death
rates in Europe.
Researchers have begun to identify a number of risk factors for sudden infant death
syndrome (SIDS, also known as cot death), including swaddling, dressing the infant too warmly, and other behaviors that may cause the sleeping child to overheat.
An unexplained infant death
is recorded when a baby dies suddenly from cot death, sudden infant death
syndrome (SIDS) or another way that doctors cannot determine.
New figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed a rise in the number of cot deaths - also known as Sudden Infant Death
Syndrome (SIDS) - in the region.
According to the ONS figures, the total number of unexplained infant deaths
(sometimes referred to as "cot deaths" or SIDS, sudden infant death
syndrome) in Wales in 2012 was 13 while in 2004 the figure was more than double at 28.
For 2004-12 as a whole, Wales and the north west of England saw the highest sudden infant death
rates across England and Wales, the north west having suffered an overall rate of 0.
Lanzhou, Safar 24, 1435, Dec 27, 2013, SPA -- Health authorities in northwest China's Gansu Province said late Friday that they are investigating a new infant death
linked to hepatitis B vaccination, the 11th such case in the country since November.
Dr Ruth Bell and Peter Tennant, Newcastle University, UK, and colleagues from Newcastle University, and the South Tees NHS Trust, UK and Public Health England used unique sources of data from several long-standing population-based registers in the north of England to investigate the association between pre-existing diabetes and the risks of fetal and infant death
in offspring without congenital anomalies.
Statistics indicate that Aboriginal babies are four-times more likely to die from sudden infant death
syndrome than other infants in the province.
national campaign to reduce the risk of sudden infant death
syndrome has entered a new phase and will now encompass all sleep-related, sudden unexpected infant deaths
, officials of the National Institutes of Health announced today.
Some infant deaths
attributed to sudden infant death
syndrome (SIDS) may be vaccine-related, perhaps due to overvaccination.