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Pneumonia claims a child every 20 seconds: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 23:30

Pneumonia is one of the leading killers of children in India with as many as 3,70,000 children under five falling prey to it every year, making India the country with highest number of deaths due to the ailment in the world, according to a study.

Zinc-antibiotic saves kids with pneumonia

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 08, 2012, 13:51

Standard antibiotic therapy, given to children with zinc, improved their chances of surviving pneumonia.

Wood smoke may cause pneumonia, affect IQ

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011, 19:00

Two new studies have found that exposure to wood smoke from cooking fires may contribute to pneumonia and cognitive impacts.

Pain killers up pneumonia risk

Last Updated: Sunday, October 09, 2011, 13:19

Opioids are associated with a higher risk of pneumonia in adults aged 65 to 94.

Pain killers may increase risk of pneumonia

Last Updated: Friday, September 23, 2011, 13:51

A new study has claimed that opioids are associated with a higher risk of pneumonia in adults aged 65 to 94.

Legionnaires` cases triple over decade

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 10:23

Legionnaires most often strikes the elderly and can cause deadly pneumonia.

Donors pledge $4.3 billion for vaccines for poor

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 00:00

The funding will help treat more than 250 mn of the world`s poorest children.

New vaccine against pneumonia to save lives

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 00:00

New vaccine against pneumonia is being introduced in Africa & some other countries across the world.

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