Reflex Theory in Cot Death, Macquarie University Study

Published: Apr 01, 2011

Scotsman -- A REFLEX that stops breathing when food "goes down the wrong way" may be involved in cot death, scientists have claimed. Scientists believe poor co-ordination between two parts of the brain that work together to control breathing and swallowing might play a key role in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (Sids).

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