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New SIDS Research Shows Carbon Dioxide, Inner Ear Damage May Play Important Role

New SIDS Research Shows Carbon Dioxide, Inner Ear Damage May Play Important Role

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome may be linked to the build up of carbon dioxide and existing inner ear damage according to a new study in the journal Neuroscience. Author Dr. Daniel Rubens, an anesthesiologist and researcher at Seattle Children's Research Institute, says the finding could help researchers understand the sequence of events and risk factors that lead to SIDS deaths.

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