News tagged with pediatric deaths

X-Chromosome gene variant linked to SIDS in boys

(HealthDay) -- A gene variant on the X-chromosome is associated with sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) only in boys, particularly those who die at the ages of highest SIDS prevalence, according to a study ...

Feb 21, 2012
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When a baby dies, parents' health could be at risk

Approximately one third of parents who experience the death of an infant go on to suffer from clinical depression or clinical post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) up to 13 months after the event, according ...

Oct 09, 2013
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Family members of children with cancer may also be at risk

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, one of the first questions the parents ask is "Will my other children get cancer?" A new study from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah suggests the answer to that ...

Aug 07, 2013
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Flu season's approaching so roll up your sleeve

(HealthDay)—The only thing predictable about the flu is its unpredictability, U.S. health officials said Thursday, as they urged virtually all Americans to get vaccinated for the coming season.

Sep 27, 2012
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