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This epidemiological image shows the mode of transmission, incidence, treatment and screening methods in regards to malaria. It gives statistics and also shows what is being done on the public health level to decrease incidence.
One billion people lack access to health care systems. 36 million people die each year caused by noncommunicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung diseases. Over 7.5 million children under the age of 5 die from malnutrition and mostly preventable diseases, each year. Tuberculosis kills 1.7 million people each year. 1.6 million people still die from pneumococcal disease, more than half of the victims are children. Malaria causes over 780,000 deaths…
Hunger: the greatest risk to health in the world today
Genetic predisposition for long telomeres predicts increased lung adenocarcinoma risk.... long telomeres enable more rounds of cell division than short telomeres, which could allow cells to live longer and have more opportunities to accumulate carcinogenic mutations. ScienceDaily
According to studies that were published in an issue of Life Sciences, artemesinin – a derivative of the wormwood plant used in Chinese Medicine - can kill 98% of breast cancer cells in less than 16 hours. The herb used alone caused a 28% reduction in breast cancer cells, but when paired with iron, sweet wormwood was able to eradicate cancer almost entirely. What’s more, normal cells were not negatively affected in the experiment by this treatment.