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  • World Health Organ
  • 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 term waterborne disease is reserved largely for infections that predominantly are transmitted through contact with or consumption of infected water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Twenty neglected tropical diseases are prioritized by the World Health Organization (WHO), though other organizations define NTDs differently. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization recognizes the seventeen diseases below as neglected tropical diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coronary Heart D
  • Chikritzhs T, Fillmore K, Stockwell T. A healthy dose of skepticism: four good reasons to think again about protective effects of alcohol on coronary heart disease External . (cdc.gov)
  • Prevention
  • Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (nih.gov)
  • It studies the genetic basis of environmental toxicity to develop methods for the detection, prevention and control of environmentally-related disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was established in 2002 and was published by BioMed Central between 2007-2017, on behalf of the International Society for the Prevention of Tobacco Induced Diseases, of which it is the official journal. (wikipedia.org)
  • In pursuit of its mission both in Uganda and Sub-Saharan Africa, IDI provides care to People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and other infectious diseases, builds capacity among healthcare workers through training and ongoing support, maintains a focus on prevention, and carries out relevant research. (wikipedia.org)
  • IDI was created in 2002 as an academic public/private partnership consisting of the Makerere University School of Medicine, the Mulago National Referral Hospital, the Ministry of Health (Uganda), and Pfizer Inc. with the Pfizer Foundation, together with a group of infectious diseases experts from Uganda and North America named the Academic Alliance for AIDS Care and Prevention in Africa (AA). (wikipedia.org)
  • With a focus on infectious diseases, IDI operates in five main areas: Prevention, Care and Treatment: IDI supports over 100,000 HIV+ people across Uganda in both urban and rural settings in Uganda (both directly, and in partnership with government and non-government health facilities). (wikipedia.org)
  • Genetics
  • Aging (senescence) increases vulnerability to age-associated diseases, whereas genetics determines vulnerability or resistance between species and individuals within species. (wikipedia.org)
  • bacteria
  • The following excerpts are from University of Maryland, Dept. of Veterinary Medicine press release: A UMD researcher has uncovered a mechanism by which the bacteria that causes Lyme disease persists in the body and fights your early, innate immune responses. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • 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)
  • Digestive
  • This content is provided as a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health. (nih.gov)
  • Lung
  • Steenland K, Ward E. Lung Cancer Incidence Among Patients with Beryllium Disease: A Cohort Mortality Study. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Smoking also increases your chances of developing other long-term problems such as lung disease. (nih.gov)
  • Asbestos-related diseases are disorders of the lung and pleura caused by the inhalation of asbestos fibres. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asbestos-related diseases include non-malignant disorders such as asbestosis (pulmonary fibrosis due to asbestos), diffuse pleural thickening, pleural plaques, pleural effusion, rounded atelectasis and malignancies such as lung cancer and malignant mesothelioma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus asbestos-related pleural diseases can result from much lower doses than the fibrotic changes in the lung. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vaccination
  • Every country makes its own vaccination recommendations, based on the diseases that are common in its area and its healthcare priorities. (wikipedia.org)
  • chronic
  • What is chronic beryllium disease (CBD)? (nationaljewish.org)
  • Chronic beryllium disease (CBD) is a disease that primarily affects the lungs, causing inflammation, characteristic scars called granulomas and, in more severe cases, scarring called fibrosis. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Newman LS, Kreiss K. Non-occupational chronic beryllium disease masquerading as sarcoidosis: Identification by blood lymphocyte proliferative response to beryllium. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Re-examination of the blood lymphocyte transformation test in the diagnosis of chronic beryllium disease. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Rossman MD. Differential diagnosis of chronic beryllium disease. (nationaljewish.org)
  • Newman LS, Mroz MM, Maier LA, Danilof EM, Balkissoon R. Efficacy of serial medical surveillance for chronic beryllium disease in a beryllium machining plant. (nationaljewish.org)
  • An official American Thoracic Society statement: diagnosis and management of beryllium sensitivity and chronic beryllium disease. (nationaljewish.org)
  • 30 million people in the United States are living with chronic kidney disease (CKD). (kidneyfund.org)
  • The term "chronic kidney disease" means lasting damage to the kidneys that can get worse over time. (kidneyfund.org)
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD) refers to all 5 stages of kidney damage , from very mild damage in Stage 1 to complete kidney failure in Stage 5. (kidneyfund.org)
  • Diagnosis
  • Clinical Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Oxford University Press covering research on the pathogenesis, clinical investigation, medical microbiology, diagnosis, immune mechanisms, and treatment of diseases caused by infectious agents. (wikipedia.org)
  • mankind
  • The book develops the hypothesis that many of the most common diseases which afflict mankind, such as influenza, the common cold and whooping cough, have their origins in extraterrestrial sources. (wikipedia.org)
  • childhood
  • Malnutrition is associated with 54% of childhood deaths from diseases of poverty, and lack of skilled attendants during childbirth is primarily responsible for the high maternal and infant death rates among the poor. (wikipedia.org)
  • But some biogerontologists believe that the same underlying changes that cause graying hair also increase mortality in other organ systems and that understanding the incidence of age-associated disease will advance knowledge of the biology of senescence just as knowledge of childhood diseases advanced knowledge of human development. (wikipedia.org)
  • deaths
  • The Immunization Surveillance, Assessment and Monitoring program of the WHO monitors and assesses the safety and effectiveness of programs and vaccines at reducing illness and deaths from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines. (wikipedia.org)
  • sanitation
  • For many environmental and social reasons, including crowded living and working conditions, inadequate sanitation, and disproportionate occupation as sex workers, the poor are more likely to be exposed to infectious diseases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • The NIDDK translates and disseminates research findings through its clearinghouses and education programs to increase knowledge and understanding about health and disease among patients, health professionals, and the public. (nih.gov)
  • National Instit
  • The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) is a program of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and is funded by two parts of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NCATS and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). (nih.gov)
  • The Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) is a research study that is funded by the National Institutes of Health Common Fund. (wikipedia.org)
  • immune
  • Malnutrition, the immune system, and infectious diseases operate in a cyclical manner: infectious diseases have deleterious effects on nutritional status, and nutritional deficiencies can lower the strength of the immune system which affects the body's ability to resist infections. (wikipedia.org)
  • infections
  • The Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, or FoodNet, has been tracking trends for infections transmitted commonly through food since 1996. (cdc.gov)
  • Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a diverse group of tropical infections which are especially common in low-income populations in developing regions of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • These diseases are common in 149 countries, affecting more than 1.4 billion people (including more than 500 million children) and costing developing economies billions of dollars every year. (wikipedia.org)
  • This led them to conclude that diseases such as influenza and the common cold are incident from space and fall upon the Earth in what they term "pathogenic patches. (wikipedia.org)
  • rapidly
  • The incidence of all of these diseases increases rapidly with aging (increases exponentially with age, in the case of cancer). (wikipedia.org)
  • Health
  • Also in this issue, Sabine Middendorp and colleagues review how microvillus inclusion disease serves as a useful model to improve our understanding of intestinal trafficking and polarity in health and disease. (biologists.org)
  • The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the fourth "on-line" meeting of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group (Working Group) on May 10, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • The following excerpts are from New York State Senator James Seward's Press Release: ALBANY, 03/29/18 - State Senator James L. Seward (R/C/I/Ref-Oneonta) joined this week with his senate colleagues to call on the state to investigate the impact Lyme and tick-borne diseases (TBD) may have on mental health. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • The bill is the first step in a process that could lead to a better understanding of the incredible impact these diseases can have on the overall health of New Yorkers. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • Tobacco Induced Diseases, also known as TID, is a peer-reviewed open access medical journal covering all aspects of the adverse health effects of tobacco use. (wikipedia.org)
  • In countries such as these, the burdens of neglected tropical diseases are often overshadowed by other public health issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diseases of poverty is a term sometimes used to collectively describe diseases, disabilities, and health conditions that are more prevalent among the poor than among wealthier people. (wikipedia.org)
  • stages
  • For example, Namenda® may help a person in the later stages of the disease maintain his or her ability to use the bathroom independently for several more months, a benefit for both the person with Alzheimer's and caregivers. (nih.gov)
  • liver
  • For some conditions, such as certain types of cancer (e.g., breast cancer) and liver disease, there is no known safe level of alcohol consumption. (cdc.gov)
  • Research
  • You can find out how to help our efforts to enable legislation which promotes scientific research to study Lyme disease and to find a cure, and see what grants we have awarded to researchers to move the field forward. (lymediseaseassociation.org)
  • Avian Diseases is a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal publishing research on diseases of birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Accelerated aging disease Alliance for Aging Research Gerontology Senescence Aubrey D.N.J, de Grey (2007). (wikipedia.org)
  • examples
  • Various forms of waterborne diarrheal disease are the most prominent examples, and affect children in developing countries most dramatically. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fungicides used on wheat, grouped by type, with examples of the active chemical ingredient: Benzimidazoles benomyl carbendazim Ergosterol biosynthesis inhibitors prochloraz flutriafol tetrachonazole Morpholines fenpropimorph Succinate dehydrogenase inhibitors (SDHI) Succinate-analogue inhibitors Ubiquinone type inhibitors boscalid, a pyridine-carboxamide fluopyram, a pyrimide (pyridinyl ethylbenzamide) fluxapyroxad, a pyrazole-carboxamide oxycarboxin, oxathiin-carboxamide Strobylurines kresoxim-methyl Phthalonitriles chlorothalonil "Wheat disease management guide" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • prominent
  • More recently varietal diversification, good plant breeding and the availability of effective fungicides have played a prominent part in cereal disease control. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • People who are infected by a waterborne disease are usually confronted with related costs and not seldom with a huge financial burden. (wikipedia.org)
  • People who worked in jobs with high asbestos dust exposure are at the highest risk of developing asbestos-related disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are approximately 15 million people infected with Chagas disease. (wikipedia.org)