SIDS linked to seratonin

New research into Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (or SIDS) has shown that sudden cot deaths may be caused by low seratonin levels in the baby’s brain. 

Seratonin is a brain chemical often linked with controlling moods. It is also responsible for breathing regulation, and scientists say that insufficient seratonin may lead to ceased breathing. 

Scientists in the journal Nature say that while seratonin appears to be linked to SIDS, it may not be the cause but an indicator of a more complicated problem.

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