These are the 10 most frequent causes of death worldwide

first_imgCancer. With a total of 9.56 million deaths a year, cancer is already for many one of the diseases in which all medical attention should be paid. Among the types of cancer, lung cancer is the most widespread.Respiratory diseases. This type of diseases leaves a total of 3.91 deaths per year. They are related to viruses, bacteria or tobacco. Dementia. There are different cases of dementia, but Alzheimer’s is the most common of all, occupying 70 percent. A total of 2.5 million people die each year from dementia. Gastrointestinal diseases They directly affect the organs, and although they may seem a rarity, they cause nothing more and nothing less than 2.38 million deaths per year. Complications at birth. No parent wants their child to have complications at birth. Unfortunately, these types of complications leave up to 1.78 million dead. Diarrhea. For many it will be a strange case, but the truth is that a whopping 1.57 million people die each year from diarrhea. His death is caused, in the vast majority of cases, by very common bacteria known to all. From salmonella, through shigella. Diabetes. This disease and which directly affects blood glucose, leaves a total of 1.37 million deaths per year. Liver disease The liver is one of the organs that we need to take care of as it is responsible for cleaning the toxins in our body. These types of diseases leave a whopping 1.32 million deaths per year. Traffic accidents. While they would not be at the top of the table, it was impossible to ignore that car accidents leave millions of deaths a year. In total we talk about 1.24 million people dead, a figure that is only increasing. Death is something nobody wants. Unfortunately, it can reach us in the most unexpected and unexpected way. We can meet on the road with our family by car, swimming on the high seas or just traveling by plane and find our tragic destination. But, what are the causes that leave more dead at the end of the year?Today we are going to tell you what are the ten most common causes of death. In case you are wondering, they are not about traffic accidents or any other reason related, for example, with animals. The data has been collected by the University of Oxford in 2017.Cardiovascular diseases. These types of deaths include those caused by heart attacks, thrombosis or hypertension, among others. That is, those that affect the circulatory and vascular system. Cardiovascular diseases cause a total of 17.79 million deaths. Image: iStockcenter_img Traffic accidents leave several million deaths a yearCancer has been placed as one of the diseases to considerlast_img read more

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Culture force Ahmanson dies at 80

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Robert H. Ahmanson, longtime president of the Ahmanson Foundation, has died. He was 80. Ahmanson died of a heart attack Saturday at his home in Los Angeles, his family said. Ahmanson served since 1974 as head of the foundation, which has funded cultural projects in the arts and humanities in Los Angeles for more than 50 years. A native of Omaha, he came to Los Angeles to attend UCLA, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1949. He went to work for his uncle, financier Howard F. Ahmanson, who founded H.F. Ahmanson & Co. Robert H. Ahmanson stayed with the company, an insurance firm that became one of the leading fire underwriters in California, until he retired as a director and officer in 1995. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Kathleen; sons, William and Robert Hayden Ahmanson; a daughter, Karen Ahmanson Hoffman; and seven grandchildren. Ahmanson will be buried in Omaha. A memorial celebration in Los Angeles is being planned.last_img read more

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CYCLING: FOUR MASTERS CHARITY CYCLING THIS SUNDAY

first_imgFour Masters Cyclling Club will take to the roads of Donegal this coming Sunday to raise funds for The North West Blood Bike, a Volunteer Bike Service providing a free out of hours service to the HSE in the North West of Ireland, based in Co Donegal.Their aim is to provide an out of hours FREE service to the HSE in the west. They will transport Urgently needed Blood, Blood Products, Drugs, Human Tissue, Breast Milk and any other medical requirments that can be safely carried via Motorbike, between hospitals, clinics and blood transfusion banks.Operation hours are 7pm to 7am Monday to Thursday and from 7pm on Friday to 7am on Monday. Currently this service is carried out by use of hiring taxis at a huge expense, in an already underfunded area.By providing their free service they hope to relieve some of the pressure on the HSE so that those funds can be put to a better use.All their riders will be RoSPA trained and Garda Vetted.Four Masters Cycling Club would like to get behind this great imitative and raise some money to help fund this venture. With this in mind they are running a charity cycle on Sunday 24th March from the Aura Centre in Letterkenny. All profits from this cycle will go directly to North West Blood Bikes. Sign on will open at the Aura in Letterkenny from 8.30am with the event leaving at 9.30am. Please remember this is not a race. Min entry fee for CI members is €10.00 or €12.00 for non members.The route for this event is Meenaroy, Fintown, Doochary, Gartan, Churchill and back to the Aura in Letterkenny where showers and light refreshments will be served.Due to the hilly nature of this course the pace will only be controlled as far as Breenagh, Hope to see you all there for this worthy causeFurther details and route maps etc can be found of www.fourmasterscycling.com, or by contact Liam on 087 2902515 CYCLING: FOUR MASTERS CHARITY CYCLING THIS SUNDAY was last modified: March 19th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:FOUR MASTERS CYCLING CLUBlast_img read more

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