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04/03/2018

Sudden infant death syndrome may have genetic basis, study suggests

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Sudden infant death syndrome — long regarded as an unexplained phenomenon affecting apparently healthy¬†children under 1 — may have a genetic basis in some cases, a new study suggests. The study,¬†published Wednesday in the journal The Lancet, found that a genetic mutation affecting respiratory muscle function was associated with SIDS in a subset of cases.

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