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Brain diseases, also known as neurological disorders, refer to a wide range of conditions that affect the brain and nervous system. These diseases can be caused by various factors such as genetics, infections, injuries, degeneration, or structural abnormalities. They can affect different parts of the brain, leading to a variety of symptoms and complications.

Some examples of brain diseases include:

1. Alzheimer's disease - a progressive degenerative disorder that affects memory and cognitive function.
2. Parkinson's disease - a movement disorder characterized by tremors, stiffness, and difficulty with coordination and balance.
3. Multiple sclerosis - a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the nervous system and can cause a range of symptoms such as vision loss, muscle weakness, and cognitive impairment.
4. Epilepsy - a neurological disorder characterized by recurrent seizures.
5. Brain tumors - abnormal growths in the brain that can be benign or malignant.
6. Stroke - a sudden interruption of blood flow to the brain, which can cause paralysis, speech difficulties, and other neurological symptoms.
7. Meningitis - an infection of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
8. Encephalitis - an inflammation of the brain that can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or autoimmune disorders.
9. Huntington's disease - a genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination, cognitive function, and mental health.
10. Migraine - a neurological condition characterized by severe headaches, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound.

Brain diseases can range from mild to severe and may be treatable or incurable. They can affect people of all ages and backgrounds, and early diagnosis and treatment are essential for improving outcomes and quality of life.

The brain is the central organ of the nervous system, responsible for receiving and processing sensory information, regulating vital functions, and controlling behavior, movement, and cognition. It is divided into several distinct regions, each with specific functions:

1. Cerebrum: The largest part of the brain, responsible for higher cognitive functions such as thinking, learning, memory, language, and perception. It is divided into two hemispheres, each controlling the opposite side of the body.
2. Cerebellum: Located at the back of the brain, it is responsible for coordinating muscle movements, maintaining balance, and fine-tuning motor skills.
3. Brainstem: Connects the cerebrum and cerebellum to the spinal cord, controlling vital functions such as breathing, heart rate, and blood pressure. It also serves as a relay center for sensory information and motor commands between the brain and the rest of the body.
4. Diencephalon: A region that includes the thalamus (a major sensory relay station) and hypothalamus (regulates hormones, temperature, hunger, thirst, and sleep).
5. Limbic system: A group of structures involved in emotional processing, memory formation, and motivation, including the hippocampus, amygdala, and cingulate gyrus.

The brain is composed of billions of interconnected neurons that communicate through electrical and chemical signals. It is protected by the skull and surrounded by three layers of membranes called meninges, as well as cerebrospinal fluid that provides cushioning and nutrients.

Speech is the vocalized form of communication using sounds and words to express thoughts, ideas, and feelings. It involves the articulation of sounds through the movement of muscles in the mouth, tongue, and throat, which are controlled by nerves. Speech also requires respiratory support, phonation (vocal cord vibration), and prosody (rhythm, stress, and intonation).

Speech is a complex process that develops over time in children, typically beginning with cooing and babbling sounds in infancy and progressing to the use of words and sentences by around 18-24 months. Speech disorders can affect any aspect of this process, including articulation, fluency, voice, and language.

In a medical context, speech is often evaluated and treated by speech-language pathologists who specialize in diagnosing and managing communication disorders.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Gross Domestic Product" (GDP) is an economic term, not a medical one. GDP is the total monetary or market value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's borders in a specific time period. It serves as a comprehensive measure of a nation’s overall economic activity.

If you have any medical questions or terms you would like defined, I would be happy to help!

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "thinking" is not a term that has a specific medical definition. It is a cognitive process, which is a general term used to describe various mental activities related to perception, reasoning, memory, attention, language use, learning, and problem-solving. These processes are studied across many fields, including psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, and linguistics.

If you're looking for medical definitions of cognitive processes or conditions that affect cognition, I'd be happy to help! Please provide more details.

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  • September 08, 2023 - The UW ADRC offers one-year development projects that use its resources to advance the understanding, diagnosis, and/or treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related degenerative dementias. (washington.edu)
  • May 15, 2023 - The William H. Gates, Sr. Fellowship from the AD Date Initiative is now accepting applications for a two-year fellowship program ($100,000 support) to explore data from human studies and make new discoveries in the Alzheimer's disease and related dementias field. (washington.edu)
  • Cases of ASCVD - defined as coronary artery disease (CAD), ischemic stroke , or acute complications - were identified via hospital records and death registry. (medscape.com)
  • [6] Coronary artery disease, stroke, and peripheral artery disease involve atherosclerosis . (wikipedia.org)
  • [14] [15] Coronary artery disease and stroke account for 80% of CVD deaths in males and 75% of CVD deaths in females. (wikipedia.org)
  • [2] The average age of death from coronary artery disease in the developed world is around 80, while it is around 68 in the developing world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alzheimer's disease is a progressive form of dementia, which is a broader term for conditions that negatively affect memory, thinking, and behavior. (healthline.com)
  • According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. (healthline.com)
  • If it's diagnosed before then, it's generally referred to as "younger onset" or "early onset" Alzheimer's disease. (healthline.com)
  • Alzheimer's disease is a chronic (long-term), ongoing condition. (healthline.com)
  • Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia . (healthline.com)
  • Anyone can get Alzheimer's disease, but certain people are at higher risk for it. (healthline.com)
  • Each person's journey with Alzheimer's disease is different. (healthline.com)
  • But people with Alzheimer's disease display certain ongoing behaviors and symptoms that worsen over time. (healthline.com)
  • The only definitive way to diagnose someone with Alzheimer's disease is to examine their brain tissue after death. (healthline.com)
  • From there, your doctor will likely request several tests to help determine if you have Alzheimer's disease. (healthline.com)
  • There's no definitive test for Alzheimer's disease. (healthline.com)
  • Other tests your doctor may do include blood tests to check for genes that may indicate you have a higher risk of Alzheimer's disease. (healthline.com)
  • There's no known cure for Alzheimer's disease. (healthline.com)
  • Excessive activation of inflammasomes is associated with various diseases, including gout, Alzheimer's disease, atherosclerosis, and type 2 diabetes. (phys.org)
  • Types include Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease . (medlineplus.gov)
  • I really believe this kicks off a new era in the fight against Alzheimer's disease," says Stephen Salloway. (futurity.org)
  • In a highly anticipated announcement, the US Food and Drug Administration last week approved the first new drug for Alzheimer's disease in nearly two decades. (futurity.org)
  • I really believe this kicks off a new era in the fight against Alzheimer's disease," says Stephen Salloway , professor of neurology and psychiatry at Brown University who has been closely involved with the drug's clinical development since the beginning. (futurity.org)
  • Salloway directs the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital and has been researching Alzheimer's disease for 30 years. (futurity.org)
  • It's important to know that this is the first drug that targets a core component of Alzheimer's disease: the amyloid plaques that play a key role in memory loss. (futurity.org)
  • U of A researchers Dr. Sue-Ann Mok and Dr. Trevor Steve received Brain Canada funding to support innovative projects targeting Alzheimer's disease. (ualberta.ca)
  • Sue-Ann Mok , assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry, and Trevor Steve , assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, have been awarded $100-thousand in grant funding for their novel research into the detection and treatment of Alzheimer's disease. (ualberta.ca)
  • The UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (ADRC) is one of 33 research resource centers funded by the National Institute on Aging. (washington.edu)
  • ADRCs are major sources of discovery into the nature of Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and into the development of more effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis, care, and therapy. (washington.edu)
  • The ADRC links the Seattle community with information and opportunities to participate in clinical trials and studies of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. (washington.edu)
  • Our outreach team is influential in promoting strengths-based reframing of Alzheimer's disease and dementia-friendly communities, and they organize and promote educational talks and events and research seminars. (washington.edu)
  • We support outreach and culturally adapted Alzheimer's disease programs for Hispanic/Latino communities and Indigenous communities and clinics. (washington.edu)
  • Examination by trained medical personnel is required to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and other related disorders. (washington.edu)
  • However, these experimental results do not directly demonstrate that defects in autophagy contribute to pathogenesis of human diseases. (nature.com)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (cdc.gov)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. (cdc.gov)
  • Since 1971, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have maintained this surveillance system for collecting and reporting data on "waterborne disease and outbreaks associated with recreational water, drinking water, environmental, and undetermined exposures to water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Experts estimate that about 60% of known infectious diseases in people can be spread by animals, and 3 out of every 4 new diseases in people originated in animals, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) . (livescience.com)
  • This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2015, U.S. life expectancy at birth was 78.8 years - that's a decrease of 0.1 year from 78.9 years in 2014. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Disease data source: World Health Organization. (cdc.gov)
  • citation needed] According to the World Health Organization, waterborne diseases account for an estimated 3.6% of the total DALY (disability- adjusted life year) global burden of disease, and cause about 1.5 million human deaths annually. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization estimates that 58% of that burden, or 842,000 deaths per year, is attributable to a lack of safe drinking water supply, sanitation and hygiene (summarized as WASH). The Waterborne Disease and Outbreak Surveillance System (WBDOSS) is the principal database used to identify the causative agents, deficiencies, water systems, and sources associated with waterborne disease and outbreaks in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization works with government and nongovernment groups around the world to identify and manage the global threat of zoonotic diseases. (livescience.com)
  • If you need assistance, please contact the Bureau of Infectious Disease and Laboratory Sciences . (mass.gov)
  • Every emerging infectious disease is a mystery waiting to be solved…Disease biologists are the Sam Spades, the Philip Marlowes, the Sherlock Holmeses who go out and solve the mysteries. (bu.edu)
  • INFECTIOUS DISEASE: TUBERCULOSIS Tuberculosis is one of the leading infectious diseases around the world. (bartleby.com)
  • The words "infectious disease" have been feared by humans from the time they were initially discovered and this fear continues to persist into the current status of the 21st century. (bartleby.com)
  • Measles is an infectious disease that affects people worldwide. (bartleby.com)
  • The nature of infectious disease remains a far-reaching catalyst of poor public health. (bartleby.com)
  • assignment, I will be exploring the epidemiology of an infectious disease found on the Public Health Agency of Canada website known as Pertussis. (bartleby.com)
  • Neosporosis is an infectious disease prominent in both livestock and companion animals. (bartleby.com)
  • This study area explores infectious disease surveillance and intelligence, outbreak investigation and response, and infection prevention and mitigation. (edu.au)
  • There are an increasing number of reports showing that mutations in the ATG genes were identified in various human diseases such as neurodegenerative diseases, infectious diseases, and cancers. (nature.com)
  • She works closely with Dr. Holger Wille, a structural biologist also at U of A. Though both have decades of experience researching other neurodegenerative diseases, the grant represents their first time being funded for ALS research. (ualberta.ca)
  • Amongst these, a team led by David Westaway and Michael Woodside secured Federal and Provincial funds of $7.7M towards a total of $9.6M to support instrumentation relating to neurodegenerative disease research. (ualberta.ca)
  • Learning about them can help you and your doctor recognize the symptoms of a fungal disease early and may help prevent serious complications. (cdc.gov)
  • 2 years, meningococcal disease can have nonspecific symptoms. (cdc.gov)
  • Some people live a long time with mild cognitive damage, while others experience a more rapid onset of symptoms and quicker disease progression. (healthline.com)
  • Symptoms change according to the stage of the disease. (healthline.com)
  • However, your doctor can recommend medications and other treatments to help ease your symptoms and delay the progression of the disease for as long as possible. (healthline.com)
  • The symptoms of brain diseases vary widely, depending on the specific problem. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In collaboration with Accenture*, Intel developed an AI reference kit to predict disease probabilities from symptoms (unstructured data). (intel.com)
  • If your doctor thinks you have heart disease, they will first ask about your symptoms and your medical history. (webmd.com)
  • With some forms of heart disease , you may not notice any symptoms. (webmd.com)
  • Doctors diagnose Addison's disease by considering the signs and symptoms and the person's family history. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The symptoms of Addison's disease, also known as primary adrenal insufficiency, are often nonspecific. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A diagnosis of Addison's disease may occur when a person sees their doctor about symptoms. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A doctor may recommend an ACTH stimulation test if cortisol levels are low, or if symptoms suggest Addison's disease. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Scientists believe the disease and its antibodies may be present in an individual for months or possibly years before symptoms appear. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Information about the symptoms and treatments of infectious diseases, and how you can protect yourself from the risk of illness. (mass.gov)
  • The kidneys work hard to make up for the failing capillaries, so kidney disease produces no symptoms until almost all function is gone. (diabetes.org)
  • Also, the symptoms of kidney disease are not specific. (diabetes.org)
  • Please contact us as soon as you notice the symptoms of an occupational disease. (worksafebc.com)
  • Microorganisms causing diseases that characteristically are waterborne prominently include protozoa and bacteria, many of which are intestinal parasites, or invade the tissues or circulatory system through walls of the digestive tract. (wikipedia.org)
  • This inherent fear stems from the ability of the tiny, pathogenic microorganisms responsible for these infectious diseases to wipe out thousands, or even millions from the human population. (bartleby.com)
  • The inflation of new diseases, re-emergence of diseases and antimicrobial resistance to drugs is the result of changes in society and the microorganisms themselves (Cohen, 2000). (bartleby.com)
  • A healthy person lives in harmony with the microbial flora that helps protect its host from invasion by pathogens, usually defined as microorganisms that have the capacity to cause disease. (msdmanuals.com)
  • This review focuses on the effects of oxidative stress and the role of a particular antioxidant system-the Keap1-Nrf2-ARE pathway-on ocular diseases, specifically age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. (hindawi.com)
  • Most people with the disease get a diagnosis after age 65. (healthline.com)
  • This process is resource intensive and infrequent, thus implying a delay in disease diagnosis and care. (intel.com)
  • Probability of a specific diagnosis from the set of 42 different diseases, including items like fungal infection, impetigo, and vertigo. (intel.com)
  • According to the Global Genes organization, eight out of ten rare diseases are caused by a faulty gene, yet it takes an average of 4.8 years to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. (forbes.com)
  • Other examples of AI in the diagnosis of rare genetic diseases can be found elsewhere. (forbes.com)
  • If occupational disease caused the death of a family member, or has resulted in a terminal diagnosis, we offer services for families coping with a work-related death . (worksafebc.com)
  • Proposals should focus on new avenues for understanding the complexity of clinical phenotypes in multifactorial diseases and/or their co-morbidities. (europa.eu)
  • Some fungal diseases like fungal meningitis and bloodstream infections are less common than skin and lung infections but can be deadly. (cdc.gov)
  • Visual Findings of 9 Sexually Transmitted Infections Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are a common occurrence, but many lesions can be readily mistaken for other diseases. (medscape.com)
  • As an example of waterborne Nematode infections, one important waterborne nematode disease is Dracunculiasis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term waterborne disease is reserved largely for infections that predominantly are transmitted through contact with or consumption of microbially polluted water. (wikipedia.org)
  • This highly contagious disease can lead to pneumonia and ear infections, which in turn can cause convulsions, deafness and mental retardation. (nyc.gov)
  • It is the globalisation of such infections that traverse, the single appearance of a disease, to the entire world within a limited time span. (bartleby.com)
  • Now, once easily treated bacterial infections are increasingly difficult to treat and rid from a patient's system because antibiotics can no longer effectively treat some common diseases. (bartleby.com)
  • Three species of Chlamydia cause human disease, including sexually transmitted infections and respiratory infections. (msdmanuals.com)
  • [3] Rheumatic heart disease may follow untreated strep throat . (wikipedia.org)
  • [3] Treating people who have strep throat with antibiotics can decrease the risk of rheumatic heart disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • The End Rheumatic Heart Disease in Australia Study of Epidemiology ( ERASE ) Project: data sources, case ascertainment and cohort profile. (lu.se)
  • Despite our improved understanding of the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases, emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases pose ongoing threats to global health security. (edu.au)
  • LIFE course study in CARdiovascular disease Epidemiology ( LIFECARE ). (lu.se)
  • Overweight and obesity can lead to metabolic changes and raise the risk of NCDs, including heart disease and type 2 diabetes. (who.int)
  • SUMMARY Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) are a major disease burden in the Region. (who.int)
  • Put simply, a zoonotic disease is one that originates in animals and can cause disease in humans," said Barbara Han, a disease ecologist at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in New York. (livescience.com)
  • Spending time in areas where animals live can lead to indirect exposure to zoonotic disease agents through contact with water or surfaces that infected animals have also come in contact with. (livescience.com)
  • Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide except Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are many cardiovascular diseases involving the blood vessels. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are also many cardiovascular diseases that involve the heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ticks, for example, transfer bloodborne pathogens, such as the bacteria that causes Lyme disease , from an infected animal to other animals and humans, according to the Global Lyme Alliance . (livescience.com)
  • The Pneumococcus bacteria can cause a variety of pneumococcal diseases . (nyc.gov)
  • Scientists have identified a molecule that plays a key role in how cells detect when they are being pushed or pulled which could lead to the development of future drugs for obesity, osteoporosis, and inflammatory diseases. (phys.org)
  • The aim of Diseases is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. (mdpi.com)
  • To build disease prediction models at scale, data scientists need to train the models using substantial datasets and run inference frequently. (intel.com)
  • Data scientists often run multiple models in parallel (using the same compute resources) to determine other patient risk factors beyond just the disease prediction. (intel.com)
  • Students are also informed on what scientists are doing to combat these diseases. (cardiff.ac.uk)
  • The symposium, which ran through Tuesday, brought together some 160 virologists and other scientists from all over the world who study the diseases on Fauci's map-and work on vaccines, treatments, and public health responses-to discuss their research and the particular challenges of working with dangerous pathogens. (bu.edu)
  • There's no cure for Alzheimer's, but there are treatments that can slow the progression of the disease. (healthline.com)
  • The development of new, evidence-based treatments relies on an improved understanding of the often very complex pathophysiology of diseases. (europa.eu)
  • When kidney disease is diagnosed early, during microalbuminuria, several treatments may keep kidney disease from getting worse. (diabetes.org)
  • Important treatments for kidney disease are management of blood glucose and blood pressure. (diabetes.org)
  • To be relevant, leading research universities must be involved in understanding the pathways of these diseases and finding vaccines and cures and treatments. (bu.edu)
  • Topic B: New Diseases Throughout history, the emergence of infectious diseases has led to a proliferation of control treatments. (bartleby.com)
  • Uncontrolled diabetes can cause blindness, end-stage renal disease and lower extremity amputations in adults. (nyc.gov)
  • When kidney disease is caught later during macroalbuminuria, end-stage renal disease (ESRD) usually follows. (diabetes.org)
  • Based on the work of two meetings of experts, the ILO Governing Body approved a new list of occupational diseases on 25 March 2010 during its 307th Session. (ilo.org)
  • A presentation of case studies and discussion of new insights into the relationship between neuropathology, genetics, clinical disease manifestation. (washington.edu)
  • Factors that can influence kidney disease development include genetics, blood glucose management, and blood pressure. (diabetes.org)
  • Although meningococcal disease outbreaks can occur anywhere in the world, they are most common in the African meningitis belt, where large-scale epidemics occur every 5-12 years. (cdc.gov)
  • The Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia also has been associated with outbreaks of meningococcal disease among returning pilgrims and their contacts, including 4 cases in travelers from the United States during a large Hajj-associated outbreak in 2000. (cdc.gov)
  • Less developed countries might be more at risk for potential outbreaks of waterborne diseases but more developed regions also are at risk to waterborne disease outbreaks. (wikipedia.org)
  • A qualification in infectious diseases will prepare you to understand disease intelligence, identify epidemic patterns, investigate outbreaks and develop disease control strategies. (edu.au)
  • Prompt attention is needed to cure typhoid in the patient, as well as to prevent the spread of this contagious disease. (news-medical.net)
  • Chickenpox (Varicella Zoster) is a highly contagious disease that can cause aches and rashes, as well as painful skin lesions later in life. (nyc.gov)
  • Waterborne diseases are conditions (meaning adverse effects on human health, such as death, disability, illness or disorders): 47 caused by pathogenic micro-organisms that are transmitted by water. (wikipedia.org)
  • The new list includes a range of internationally recognized occupational diseases, from illnesses caused by chemical, physical and biological agents to respiratory and skin diseases, musculoskeletal disorders and occupational cancer. (ilo.org)
  • The open items allow the recognition of the occupational origin of diseases not specified in the list if a link is established between exposure to risk factors arising from work activities and the disorders contracted by the worker. (ilo.org)
  • Occupational diseases are conditions or disorders that result from the nature of your work. (worksafebc.com)
  • Each pair of glasses reflects a different eye disease or impairment, like glaucoma, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration, to name a few. (cardiff.ac.uk)
  • The FDA granted accelerated approval giving patients with this devastating disease access to a drug that lowers amyloid with the requirement for an additional study to confirm the clinical benefit. (futurity.org)
  • This should entail the development/optimisation and/or application of systems medicine approaches, and integration of biomedical and clinical data to produce or refine disease models using advanced statistical, computational and mathematical approaches. (europa.eu)
  • It publishes high-quality clinical and basic medical research and other relevant manuscripts that relate to all fields of Medical/clinical Microbiology and infectious diseases. (who.int)
  • Fungal diseases in the lungs are often similar to other illnesses such as bacterial or viral pneumonia. (cdc.gov)
  • Zoonotic diseases, also called zoonoses, are illnesses caused by germs that are passed between animals and people. (livescience.com)
  • Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the number one cause of death in the modern world, with more people dying annually from CVDs than from any other cause. (dur.ac.uk)
  • These findings not only offer new information about disease in the past, but also allow for new insights into the evolution and aetiology of CVDs through contextualized bioarchaeological studies and biomolecular approaches. (dur.ac.uk)
  • CVDs are now no longer regarded as "diseases of civilization" or a modern phenomenon. (dur.ac.uk)
  • Mosquitoes and fleas are also common vectors for zoonotic diseases, such as the Zika virus (transmitted by mosquitoes) and the bacterium that causes plague (transmitted by fleas). (livescience.com)
  • While Fauci gave an overview of emerging infectious diseases, From AIDS to Zika, Sunday's other keynote speaker, science journalist and author David Quammen , talked about how to communicate effectively with the public about such diseases. (bu.edu)
  • Mild fungal skin diseases can look like a rash and are very common. (cdc.gov)
  • With the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the International HapMap Project in 2005, researchers now have a powerful set of research tools, including the high-speed DNA sequencing technology that make it possible to identify the genetic contributions to specific diseases, even if they are rare. (nature.com)
  • This new list of occupational diseases reflects the state-of-the-art development in the identification and recognition of occupational diseases in the world of today. (ilo.org)
  • This list can serve as a model for the establishment, review and revision of national lists of occupational diseases. (ilo.org)
  • Workers with occupational diseases, including those related to asbestos inhalation, can apply for benefits. (worksafebc.com)
  • We recognize asbestos-related diseases as occupational diseases as they are caused by the inhalation of asbestos. (worksafebc.com)
  • Yet they experience no immediate ill effects, as many occupational diseases are latent and only develop if there have been long periods of exposure. (worksafebc.com)
  • Workers who are exposed to a harmful substance at work may not experience immediate ill effects, as many occupational diseases are latent for years and only develop after long periods of exposure. (worksafebc.com)
  • Adults with diabetes are two-to-three times more likely than people without diabetes to die of heart disease or have a stroke. (nyc.gov)
  • Manage your diabetes and blood pressure well to lower the chance of getting kidney disease. (diabetes.org)
  • How does diabetes cause kidney disease? (diabetes.org)
  • Not everyone with diabetes develops kidney disease. (diabetes.org)
  • The better a person keeps diabetes and blood pressure well-managed, the lower their chance of getting kidney disease. (diabetes.org)
  • Diabetes-related kidney disease can be prevented by keeping blood glucose in your target range. (diabetes.org)
  • Southall and Brent Revisited ( SABRE ) study: a UK population-based comparison of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in people of European, South Asian and African Caribbean heritage (Int J Epidemiol. (lu.se)
  • Fungal diseases can affect anyone. (cdc.gov)
  • It possesses a mortality rate that is alarmingly high among the water-borne diseases. (news-medical.net)
  • Systemic arterial hypertension is the most important modifiable risk factor for all-cause morbidity and mortality worldwide and is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). (nature.com)
  • Fewer than half of those with hypertension are aware of their condition, and many others are aware but not treated or inadequately treated, although successful treatment of hypertension reduces the global burden of disease and mortality. (nature.com)
  • Figure 1: Association between systolic blood pressure and coronary heart disease mortality. (nature.com)
  • Despite successful control methods, the recurring emergence of both new and old infectious diseases has preserved human mortality (Schrag & Wiener 1995, p. 319). (bartleby.com)
  • That type of infection can lead to liver disease or cancer. (nyc.gov)
  • Unvaccinated travelers visiting meningitis belt countries and having prolonged contact with local populations during an epidemic are at greatest risk for meningococcal disease. (cdc.gov)
  • Climbing more than five flights of stairs daily is associated with a reduced risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) of about 20%, new observational data suggest. (medscape.com)
  • citation needed] Poverty also increases the risk of communities to be affected by waterborne diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Figure 2 illus- coronary heart disease and ischaemic trates the burden of these risk factors as stroke. (who.int)
  • Major precipitation events such as heavy rains or snowfall increase the risk of the water-borne diseases. (news-medical.net)
  • These insights may help with early disease progression, identify gaps in a patient's care, and improve the risk adjustment process. (intel.com)
  • The evaluation of patients with hypertension includes accurate standardized blood pressure (BP) measurement, assessment of the patients' predicted risk of atherosclerotic CVD and evidence of target-organ damage, and detection of secondary causes of hypertension and presence of comorbidities (such as CVD and kidney disease). (nature.com)
  • You should know your risk of heart disease and the steps you can take to keep yourself healthy. (nyc.gov)
  • One year after you quit smoking, your heart disease risk reduces by half. (nyc.gov)
  • It can help you manage your weight, maintain good health and reduce your risk of chronic disease. (nyc.gov)
  • Sugary drinks , including soda, juice and sports drinks, can also increase your risk for heart disease. (nyc.gov)
  • Work with your health care team about other medications that may be helpful for you to lower your risk of kidney disease. (diabetes.org)
  • The Hortega Study for the evaluation of non-traditional risk factors of cardiometabolic and other chronic diseases in a general population from Spain. (lu.se)
  • Meningococcal disease is hyperendemic in this region, and periodic epidemics during the dry season (December-June) reach an incidence of up to 1,000 cases per 100,000 population. (cdc.gov)
  • By contrast, rates of disease in Australia, Europe, South America, and the United States range from 0.10-2.4 cases per 100,000 population per year. (cdc.gov)
  • However, an inflammation that runs unchecked can also lead to a host of diseases, such as hay fever, atherosclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis. (phys.org)
  • Diseases (ISSN: 2079-9721) provides an advanced forum for studies related to human diseases and conditions. (mdpi.com)
  • Articles published in Diseases will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). (mdpi.com)
  • From asthma to ulcers, learn about diseases and conditions that can affect teens. (kidshealth.org)
  • Many animals, including birds, can carry diseases that can jump to humans. (livescience.com)
  • Direct contact with animals is the easiest way for diseases to spread from animals to humans, such as through petting, handling or getting bitten or scratched by an animal. (livescience.com)
  • Zoonotic diseases can also be transferred from animals to humans through insects that act as a "middle-man," or vectors for the disease-causing agent. (livescience.com)
  • Drinking raw, unpasteurized milk or contaminated water can also cause zoonotic diseases to spread to humans. (livescience.com)
  • If they suspect heart disease, they'll do more tests. (webmd.com)
  • How Is Heart Disease Diagnosed? (webmd.com)
  • If you've been diagnosed with heart disease, ask your doctor these questions at your next visit. (webmd.com)
  • Heart disease has many different types. (webmd.com)
  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death for adults in New York City. (nyc.gov)
  • Several companies are developing platforms that harness AI as a means to identify genetic variants at the roots of rare diseases, while medical researchers and practitioners are using these platforms or developing their own. (forbes.com)
  • This new CFI funding will support the activity of researchers both in the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI) and in the laboratories affiliated with the Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases. (ualberta.ca)
  • As the NEIDL moves toward opening its biosafety level 4 lab, he said, "we are committed to assembling a world-class team of interdisciplinary researchers to work on the most virulent diseases in a state-of-the-art facility with the highest standards of safety. (bu.edu)
  • The ESC-EORP Chronic Ischemic Cardiovascular Disease Long-Term ( CICD LT ) registry. (lu.se)
  • citation needed] Lack of clean water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are major causes for the spread of waterborne diseases in a community. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meningococcal disease progresses rapidly and has a case-fatality rate of 10%-15%, even with antimicrobial drug treatment. (cdc.gov)
  • Blood pressure has a dramatic effect on the rate at which the disease progresses. (diabetes.org)
  • 400 million people globally suffer from a rare disease. (forbes.com)
  • Globally, infectious diseases like tuberculosis among others continue to be one of the leading causes of death in children, adolescents and of the leading causes in adults (WHO). (bartleby.com)
  • Gulf Cooperation Council, where rapid in- piratory diseases is rising significantly in creases in obesity are being recorded, pri- the Eastern Mediterranean Region. (who.int)
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Facts and Misconceptions Seasonal affective disorder is not a discrete disease but reflects the seasonality of affective illness. (medscape.com)
  • Meningococcal disease generally occurs 1-10 days after exposure and presents as meningitis in ≈50% of cases in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • People who work in the livestock industry or in animal care industries (zoos or aquariums, for instance) are more susceptible to exposure to zoonotic diseases because they're often in direct contact with animals. (livescience.com)
  • and there is scientific evidence of a clearly defined pattern of disease following exposure and plausibility of cause. (ilo.org)
  • An occupational disease is caused by exposure to a hazardous substance in the workplace. (worksafebc.com)
  • If so, we may still consider a claim for it on a case-by-case basis if work-related exposure played a significant role in causing the disease. (worksafebc.com)
  • they alter different chemicals in the brain to help improve functioning, but they don't really address the underlying pathology of the disease. (futurity.org)
  • However, while the rarity of rare diseases means they're often neglected by the medical establishment, artificial intelligence and machine learning have been emerging in recent years as new, promising tools in the fight against uncommon pathology. (forbes.com)
  • Nor is it common practice to refer to diseases such as malaria as "waterborne" just because mosquitoes have aquatic phases in their life cycles, or because treating the water they inhabit happens to be an effective strategy in control of the mosquitoes that are the vectors. (wikipedia.org)