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How Many People Are Diagnosed With Asthma Each Year
Difficult to know: The incidence of asthma (or new diagnosis) of asthma is tough number to actually know. The best guess would be based on the prevalence (number of people who have ever had asthma) and the total population. For children this would estimated to about 120, 000 each year. The CDC is a great source for this information www.Cdc.Gov. The number of people with asthma is on the rise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thalassemia: One study estimates that symptomatic individuals arise at 1 in 100,000 throughout the world each year. The number is closer to 1 in 10,000 in the European Union where the disease is more frequently expressed. Currently, there are approx. 1000 patients with severe thalassemia in the US. ...Read more
Enter an ansDwer sum: ~31 million american adults are living with chronic kidney disease (ckd). The prevalence of chronic kidney disease is increasing: about 25% of the population over age 60 but <1% of the population ages 20-39. The incidence of new cases per year: ~5% of population over age 60 and <1% younger age group. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In the US: An estimated 400, 000/year new cases.Get a more detailed answer ›
More than one types: You need to be specific about what type of Eye Cancer? There are several types of primary cancer arising in the eye(Retinoblastoma, Choroidal/ uveal melanoma are well known) and many tumros can spread(metastasize) to the inside of the eye(Retinal mets) from common cancers like breast and lung Cancer. ...Read more
Polio: Incidence in western countries has declined dramatically, now to roughly 1, 000 cases per year. ...Read more
1 in 700: Approximately 1 in 700 births is affected with downs syndrome. This incidence increases with advancing maternal age. ...Read more
How long to people diagnosed with benson's disorder generally live and in what condition? About how many people are believed to have been diagnosed?
Few yrs, rare: Benson's syndrome (also posterior-back brain-cortical atrophy) is a rare neurodegenerative disorder start in vision cnter with inability to recognize familiar objects or people. It is a syndrome, because it can be part of another disease, such as alzheimers or jacob-creutzfeld). Mild to severe, 1 to >10 yrs, stable for yrs or progressive disability. First 2 yrs at specialized center is crucial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the type: Epidemic typhus occurs sporadically in times of war, famine or rebellion but is not seen as much any more. Outbreaks have occurred in burundi and several other areas of africa. Endemic (murine) typhus is found in many areas of the world including the usa and northern india. There is currently an outbreak in the los angeles area. ...Read more
See below:: In 2012, only three countries (afghanistan, nigeria and pakistan) remain polio-endemic, down from more than 125 in 1988. Polio cases have decreased by over 99% since 1988, from an estimated 350 000 cases then, to 1 352 reported cases in 2010. The recent news notes pakistan is rejecting polio vaccinations due to paranoia that it is tainted by the U.S. ...Read more
Leaky gut: That is a tricky question because we are not commonly taught about "leaky gut" in allopathic medical training, so it is not a common diagnosis. It is a very common condition in my opinion as an M.D. with certification in Functional Medicine. There is current research at Harvard by Dr Allessio Fasano around this, so it should be more and more recognized by all physicians in the coming years. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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