Mar 16, 2013 12:07 EDT
Former Smiths frontman Morrissey has cancelled the rest of his US tour due to a string of medical problems, his publicist said on Saturday.
Mar 12, 2013 06:18 EDT
British singer and ex-Smiths frontman Morrissey has postponed a US show due to double pneumonia, his publicist said Monday, but denied he had been hospitalized.
Feb 21, 2013 16:28 EST
Another person suffering from a SARS-like virus has died in Saudi Arabia, the World Health Organization said Thursday, bringing the worldwide number of fatalities from the mystery illness to seven.
Feb 10, 2013 07:52 EST
Borussia Dortmund's Kevin Grosskreutz will miss Wednesday's Champions League last 16 clash away to Shakhtar Donetsk after being hospitalised with suspected pneumonia, coach Jurgen Klopp confirmed Sunday.
Feb 03, 2013 22:30 EST
Japanese kabuki star Ichikawa Danjuro has died after a long battle with leukaemia, his family said. He was 66.
Jan 13, 2013 11:45 EST
A Jordanian woman has died of swine flu in the second such death in a week, Health Minister Abdullatif Wreikat said on Sunday.
Dec 06, 2012 02:41 EST
Consuming large quantities of a key ingredient in beer can protect against winter sniffles and even some serious illnesses in small children, a Japanese brewery said citing a scientific study.
Dec 03, 2012 06:08 EST
The 76-year-old chairman of Arsenal, Peter Hill-Wood, is making a good recovery after suffering a heart attack, the club announced on Monday.
Dec 02, 2012 12:59 EST
Jordan's health minister has said that two deaths in the kingdom from a SARS-like virus earlier this year which were confirmed by the World Health Organisation last week were isolated cases.
Oct 09, 2012 12:35 EDT
Pakistan on Tuesday launched a drive to vaccinate 5.5 million children against pneumococcal disease to fight pneumonia, which kills tens of thousands of youngsters in the country every year.
Sep 30, 2012 02:44 EDT
Pop singer George Michael cancelled his Australian tour on Sunday revealing that he was battling "major anxiety" after a severe bout of pneumonia that he says almost killed him.
Aug 31, 2012 01:35 EDT
The illness of Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon is "irreversible", the church said Friday, after he was hospitalised with complications from pneumonia more than two weeks ago.
Aug 16, 2012 22:25 EDT
The founder of the controversial Unification Church remains critically ill three days after he was admitted to a South Korean hospital with complications from pneumonia, his spokesman said Friday.
Aug 15, 2012 22:09 EDT
The founder of the controversial Unification Church is in a South Korean hospital in critical condition due to complications from pneumonia, his spokesman said on Thursday.
Jul 31, 2012 15:44 EDT
A new kind of bird flu has been causing deadly pneumonia in baby seals off the northeastern US coast and could pose a risk to humans, according to US research released Tuesday.
Jul 18, 2012 09:10 EDT
Singer George Michael has revealed that he woke from his three-week coma talking in a broad West Country accent.
Jul 18, 2012 08:46 EDT
British singer George Michael has revealed that he woke from his three-week coma talking in the broad West Country accent spoken in western England.
Jul 11, 2012 01:54 EDT
A baby giant panda born last week at a Tokyo zoo died of pneumonia on Wednesday, according to park officials who had initially hailed the birth as rare success for Japan's captive breeding programme.
Jul 08, 2012 08:33 EDT
It's not bird flu or SARS, and nor does it appear to be contagious, but little more is known about a mysterious disease that has killed dozens of Cambodian children, some within 24 hours of being hospitalised.
Jun 08, 2012 14:58 EDT
Pneumonia and diarrhea are among the top causes of childhood deaths around the world, particularly among the poor, said a report out Friday by the UN Children's Fund.