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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PHOTOS Carlos Alvarado is sworn in as Costa Ricas 48th president

first_imgRelated posts:More of our favorite pics from Costa Rica’s inauguration Legislative assembly president bikes to Costa Rica’s inauguration ceremony The future is in our hands Costa Rica prepares for presidential inauguration in downtown San José It’s official: Carlos Alvarado is Costa Rica’s 48th president, and the youngest in modern Costa Rican history.Visibly moved as he received the presidential sash from Luis Guillermo Solís, Alvarado, 38, delivered an inaugural address in which he called on the crowd gathered at the Plaza de la Democracia in downtown San José to reflect on the fact that when Costa Rica attained its independence in 1821, its population was only 65,000, equivalent today to a single canton such as Tibás or Liberia.During the “administration of the Bicentennial… we must be leaders who are true to our past,” he said.Alvarado discussed climate change mitigation, job creation, and tax reform in his speech. This afternoon, the president will hold bilateral meetings with visiting heads of state before a celebratory concert at the Plaza de la Democracia at 4 pm.Stay tuned for more of our coverage of Costa Rica’s Inauguration Day. Soon-to-be First Lady Claudia Dobles and President Carlos Alvarado approach the stage at the inauguration. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times First Lady Mercedes Peñas (left, in white) looks on as President Solís greets President-elect Alvarado. To Alvarado’s right, Legislative Assembly President Carolina Hidalgo greets Alvarado’s wife, Claudia Dobles. Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times Legislative Assembly President Carolina Hidalgo adjusts the presidential sash on Carlos Alvarado. Elizabeth Lang / The Tico Times Luis Guillermo Solís acknowledges the new president. Elizabeth Lang / The Tico Times President Alvarado was visibly moved as he assumed the presidency. Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times Alexander Villegas / The Tico Times President Alvarado delivers his inaugural address. Jonathan Jiménez / The Tico Times Facebook Commentslast_img read more

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