New Genetic Link Found for Some Forms of SIDS

It is known that some form of SIDS are related to previously unrecognized medical conditions which may not be apparent even with a thorough autopsy (such as deadly arrhythmias, seizures, etc).  A recent multi-institutional study spearheaded by the University of Washington School of Medicine has discovered yet another genetic link causing deadly impairment of metabolism resulting in SIDS.

Here is the article, published in Nature Communications in October 2019.

Dr. Ruohola-Baker from University of Washington explains their findings in this video.

 

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