Grieving mum Katrina Kirkwood is glad EastEnders is tackling the issue of cot death, despite the storyline sparking more than 6000 complaints
COT-DEATH babies lack a key brain chemical that regulates breathing, heart rate and sleep, according to new research.
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NINE out of ten mothers who lose a baby to cot death are smokers, a new study has concluded.
AN INQUEST is to be held following the death of a solicitor who was cleared of murdering her two baby sons, police said yesterday.
PARENTS who harm their children could be receiving the benefit of the doubt because of confusion over what is a cot death, experts said yesterday.
A LINK between cot death and low blood glucose levels has been found by Scottish researchers, it was announced today.
A LINK between cot death and low blood glucose levels has been found by researchers.
A FULL inquest could be held into miscarriage-of-justice victim Sally Clark's death despite initial tests suggesting she died of natural causes.
MORE tests are needed to establish why Sally Clark, the solicitor wrongly convicted of murdering her two sons, died, a coroner was told yesterday.
MINISTERS were yesterday urged to establish a support network to help victims of miscarriages of justice after their release from jail in the wake of Sally Clark's death.
SUICIDE has not been ruled out as the cause of death of solicitor Sally Clark, who was wrongly jailed for the murder of her two sons.
SALLY Clark, the solicitor who fought a three-year campaign to clear her name after being wrongly convicted of murdering her two infant sons, was found dead yesterday.
A SCOTTISH scientist has helped find the strongest evidence to date that cot death is a "real disease" caused by a brain defect.
THE Attorney General is to intervene in an appeal after it was ruled Professor Sir Roy Meadow should not have been struck off for giving mistaken evidence in the Sally Clark cot death trial.
A DISGRACED paediatrician was yesterday allowed back on the medical register even though his evidence helped wrongly convict three mothers of killing their children.
PROFESSOR Sir Roy Meadow today won his appeal against being struck off the medical register over his "erroneous" evidence in the Sally Clark infant deaths case.
PROFESSOR Sir Roy Meadow should not have been struck off for giving erroneous evidence that helped convict Sally Clark of murdering her two children, a High Court judge was told yesterday.
A WOMAN whose family was torn apart after evidence from the paediatrician Professor Sir Roy Meadow has begun a court battle to win back her son.
PROFESSOR Sir Roy Meadow has lodged an appeal against a decision by the General Medical Council to strike him off.