Most sudden infant death cases are not caused by genetic heart mutations, say experts

Investigators looked at hundreds of cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) - unexplained deaths of an infant less than one year old in the UK and United States and found that mutations that cause heart disease, account for less than five percent of the deaths.

13 March 2018

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Regular take-aways linked to increase risk of heart disease in children

Children who regularly eat take-away meals may be increasing their risk factors for heart disease, suggests new research.

13 December 2017

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