Saturday, August 11, 2007

Human Auditory System: Using hearing test to predict SIDS

Dr. Daniel Rubens of Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle has announced a breakthrough in predicting and possibly even understanding SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, also known as cot or crib death).  Using data from infant hearing tests, Dr. Rubens found a pattern where infants who later died of SIDS tested differently than normal infants.  

ScienceDaily has an article.

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