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Research Confirms Toxic Gas Theory For Cot Dea

Tuesday, 7 October 2008, 4:08 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

New US research confirms the toxic gas theory for the cause of cot death, stated cot death prevention expert Dr Jim Sprott OBE today. More >>

New Cot Death Research Invalid

Thursday, 31 January 2008, 1:45 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

New cot death research by Professor E A Mitchell published in the February 2008 issue of the European Journal of Pediatrics (1) is invalidated by biased sampling and incorrect statistical analysis, says cot death prevention expert Dr Jim Sprott. More >>

Asthma Research Misleading For Parents - Sprott

Friday, 23 November 2007, 2:18 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

MEDIA RELEASE FOR PUBLICATION New Asthma Research: Conclusions Out-Of-Date And Misleading For Parents Asthma research published this month in the journal "Clinical and Experimental Allergy" is a further reason for babies' mattresses to be wrapped ... More >>

Results of the Mattress-Wrapping Campaign

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 3:48 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

Following receipt of updated cot death statistics, scientist Dr Jim Sprott has issued the statistical results of the New Zealand mattress-wrapping campaign for cot death prevention: More >>

Ministry's new advice promotes cot death risk

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 4:01 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

Ministry's new advice promotes known cot death risk 29 November 2006 Media release: New Ministry of Health advice promotes impromptu bedsharing between parents and babies New Ministry of Health advice on cot death prevention promotes a known cot death ... More >>

Ministry's new advice promotes cot death risk

Wednesday, 29 November 2006, 3:30 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

New Ministry of Health advice promotes impromptu bedsharing between parents and babies New Ministry of Health advice on cot death prevention promotes a known cot death risk and should be reviewed urgently, stated cot death expert Dr Jim Sprott today. More >>

Ministry Ignores Published Matress Wrapping Proof

Tuesday, 21 November 2006, 2:57 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

On 18 October 2006 scientist Dr Jim Sprott OBE sent the submission below to the Minister of Health. Despite the statistical proof that mattress-wrapping prevents cot death (as published in two peer-reviewed medical journals), the Ministry of Health has ... More >>

Abnormal Brainstems Not A Cause Of Cot Death

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 2:37 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

Newly published US research into brainstems of cot death (SIDS) babies has not found an abnormality in newborn babies which causes cot death, stated Dr Jim Sprott today. Rather, it has found further proof that cot death is caused by toxic gaseous poisoning. More >>

Scientist Castigates Auckland University

Monday, 9 October 2006, 11:52 am | Dr Jim Sprott

Scientist Dr Jim Sprott OBE is criticising the University of Auckland for failing to prevent biased cot death research being submitted for publication. Earlier this month Dr Sprott received from the University of Auckland under Official Information ... More >>

Call To Refocus On Sids: A Kneejerk Reaction

Thursday, 28 September 2006, 1:21 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

New Zealanders are becoming used to so-called "international studies" which get it wrong about conditions here. The latest is a study released this month by the Commonwealth Fund, which compared New Zealand's infant death rate with that of other countries, ... More >>

Plunket Wrong Again About Safety of Mattress Wraps

Friday, 8 September 2006, 4:15 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

Cot death expert Dr Jim Sprott is criticising the Plunket Society for making false claims about the safety of mattress-wrapping for cot death prevention. His criticism follows a statement made this week by PlunketLine, who told a telephone caller that ... More >>

Manipulation On Cot Death Issues

Tuesday, 15 August 2006, 4:19 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

Dr Jim Sprott is warning media representatives about the media policy of paediatrician Professor Ed Mitchell (University of Auckland) revealed yesterday. In an e-mail sent to the Ministry of Health and prominent members of the New Zealand Paediatrics Society ... More >>

Flat Head Epidemic Completely Avoidable

Friday, 11 August 2006, 10:41 am | Dr Jim Sprott

Flat Head Epidemic Completely Avoidable Cot death expert Dr Jim Sprott is advising parents concerned about head flattening to wrap babies’ mattresses for cot death prevention and stop sleeping babies face-up. His advice follows a warning by paediatricians ... More >>

Minister Of Health Throws Toys Out Of The Cot

Thursday, 3 August 2006, 3:08 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

Cot death expert Dr Jim Sprott has slammed the Minister of Health for refusing to engage in correspondence regarding the results of the New Zealand mattress-wrapping campaign. More >>

Rejected Mattress Wrapping Address

Monday, 5 June 2006, 2:13 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

SIDS 2006 Conference: The address on the success of mattress-wrapping for cot death prevention which the SIDS Scientific Program Committee turned down Note: Following the initial decision of the SIDS Scientific Program Committee* not to have an address ... More >>

NZ Expert Refused Speaking Slot

Wednesday, 17 May 2006, 4:03 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

Cot death expert Dr Jim Sprott has been refused the opportunity to address the forthcoming SIDS International Conference regarding the results of the eleven-year New Zealand mattress-wrapping programme for cot death prevention. More >>

"Disturbed Serotonin Levels" Theory Disproved

Thursday, 30 March 2006, 9:57 am | Dr Jim Sprott

Research* published this month in the "Journal of Neuroscience" claiming that disturbed serotonin levels in babies may be linked to cot death (SIDS) is already disproved, says cot death expert Dr Jim Sprott. More >>

Dr Jim Sprott On US Cot Death Research

Tuesday, 21 February 2006, 10:58 am | Dr Jim Sprott

His advice follows news yesterday that in the wake of a US study claiming that use of a dummy reduces cot death risk by more than 90%, New Zealand health officials are considering whether to add dummies to their cot death prevention advice. More >>

Sids & Kids Removes Statement

Monday, 10 October 2005, 11:01 am | Dr Jim Sprott

SIDS & Kids Australia (National SIDS Council of Australia Ltd) has removed a statement from its website following a warning by New Zealand scientist Dr Jim Sprott that the statement defamed himself and BabeSafe products. More >>

Authority Rejects Attempt To Cut CEO's Rights

Thursday, 3 March 2005, 8:47 pm | Dr Jim Sprott

Employment Relations Authority Rejects Attempt By Singapore-Owned NZ Company To Cut Down Ceo’s Rights On Dismissal More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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