Scientific breakthrough on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

This might become a breakthrough, eventually. Sorry for the hyperbolic headline - this is a first step only, but I feel it is a significant one.

Harrington, Carmel Therese et. al.: Butyrylcholinesterase is a potential biomarker for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. In: The Lancet eBioMedicine.


Pinging @docosc in his professional capacity: I hope you enjoy this piece and it makes your professional life a bit better.


This was posted recently in Science FTW. I agree, it’s exciting. Being able, if this pans out, to add a screening for SIDS to the current newborn screening we do would be very cool.


The Verge has a piece to ground everyone who’s been electrified by the research.


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