What Are The Leading Causes Of Death – US And Worldwide Scenario

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4. Alzheimer’s disease

Improper work of the brain cells is one of the signs of Alzheimer’s – the most common type of dementia. The disease worsens as we grow older, and those at the age of 65 and over are at the highest risk. Though there is no cure for it, Alzheimer’s can be paused from progressing, and there is treatment for different symptoms available. As of today, this disease is at the forefront of biomedical research.


5. Diabetes

Diabetes has been in the top ten causes of death for decades now. This disease occurs when your body does not make enough insulin, or does not respond well to insulin, and therefore, your blood sugar level stays pretty high. Diabetes is preventable and treatable. It is fatal due to complications which arise when it is not treated timely and properly.


6. Trachea, bronchus, and lung cancers; Chronic obtrusive pulmonary disease; Lower respiratory infections

Respiratory diseases have always been one of the major causes of deaths worldwide, and are actually among the deadliest communicable diseases we have. They are deadly because they can cause the whole respiratory system to stop functioning. Respiratory diseases also cause many deaths to young children.

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One Comment

  1. Jayebird58

    Dec 4, 2017 at 9:36 am

    This is BS! You notice that there’s no author for this article, because the statistics are WRONG! Medical Errors are #3 on this list! Who wrote this BS?