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Sudden infant deaths at lowest level on record

Number of babies dying in the UK from unexplained causes drops to its lowest level on record amid a sharp decline in smoking among mothers-to-be The rate of ‘cot death’ has dropped by almost half from 2004 to 2017 The number of expecting mothers smoking has also lowered It has previously been linked to unexplained […]

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Could acid reflux explain sudden unexpected death in epilepsy?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 3.4 million people in the United States have epilepsy. For around 30 percent of these individuals, medication does not adequately control seizures. Uncontrolled epilepsy is the primary risk factor for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). SUDEP affects an estimated 1 in 1,000 […]