Tag: Death

Excess pneumonia deaths linked to engine exhaust

Repost File 2008 Contact: Rachael Davies rdavies@bma.org.uk 44-020-738-36529 BMJ-British Medical Journal Atmospheric pollutants and mortalities in English local authority areas Engine exhaust fumes are linked to excess deaths from pneumonia across England, suggests research published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The annual death toll is […]

FDA ties pneumonia deaths to infant vaccine

Repost from 2008   WASHINGTON – GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s rotavirus vaccine is associated with increased pneumonia-related deaths and other adverse reactions, U.S. regulatory staff said in documents posted on Friday. The review comes ahead of a Food and Drug Administration advisory meeting next Wednesday to consider approval of the […]