Child hospital admissions for asthma slump after smoking ban

Child hospital admissions for asthma slump after smoking ban Hospital admissions for child asthma attacks fell by 12.3% in first year after 2007 smoking ban in EnglandExperts say law change may have made adults more aware of dangers of passive smoking By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 17:19 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 23:58 GMT, 21 January 2013 The number of children being admitted to hospital to be treated for asthma attacks has dropped sharply since the smoking ban came into effect.

Malaria is twice as deadly as first thought after disease claims 1.2million lives in a year

Malaria is twice as deadly as first thought after disease claims 1.2million lives in a year U.S study found malaria death rate twice the number cited by World Health Organisation Malaria is killing almost twice as many people around the world than was previously thought, a study has shown.