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examples of communicable and non communicable diseases

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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Non-communicable: Non-communicable diseases are those that you cannot transmit to another person - in other words, not contagious. Cellulitis. Rheumatoid arthritis. ... Read More

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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Disease type: You an catch one from someone else if communicable. The others you inherit or feed your genes wrong.
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Many infections...: Are not directly transmitted from person-to-person (non-communicable) but rather transmitted via many other mechanisms. These include san joachim val ... Read More
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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience in General Practice
See CDC website: Too many to name here...I suggest that you contact the center for disease control...They will have common listings for you. You might also reference t ... Read More
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Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Yes: An eponym is a person, a place, or thing for whom or for which something is named. Sir James Paget first described Paget disease (PD) of the breast i ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Internet search: Here you go: http://www.hon.ch/HONselect/Selection/C07.html
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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Give to others,,,: Communicable diseases can be given to others while non-communicable diseases cannot.
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Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
See below : No double standard. Both suffer from the disease of addiction. However, nicotine (from cigarettes) are more addictive in that a greater percentage o ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: The Canadian Health Minister indicated that Canada will donate between 800 to 1,000 of their 1,500 doses of an experimental Ebola Vaccine - VSV-EBOV t ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The : The best example of how nuclear medicine is used to cure diseases is treatment of thyroid cancer or graves' disease (a form of hyperthyroidism). In bo ... Read More

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