News tagged with sudden death

Study shows why cholesterol damages arteries

The presence of crystalline cholesterol in the walls of our arteries is a major cause of life-threatening inflammation. This has been demonstrated in a study jointly run by the universities of Massachusetts, Bonn and Munich. ...

dateApr 28, 2010 in Medical research
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Message Bears Repeating: Back Sleep Best for Babies

( -- Babies who sleep on their backs are less likely to die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), yet a quarter of all babies, especially those of African-American descent, are not placed on their backs to ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Health
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Study: Breast-feeding would save lives, money

(AP) -- The lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90 percent of U.S. women breast-fed their babies for the first six months of life, a cost analysis says.

dateApr 05, 2010 in Health
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