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How many people in the world get emphysema a year?

How many people in the world get emphysema a year?

Around 24%: Based on a 1972 study of autopsy data, the overall incidence of emphysema in both sexes was 24% (35% in men and 9% in women 9%). A more recent study found that the worldwide prevalence of COPD was 10.1%, so it depends on the source. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Copd (Definition)

COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. Bronchitis is considered chronic if you cough and produce excess mucus most days for three months in a year, two years in a row. Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs and/or the smallest breathing tubes in the lungs. ...Read more


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How many people die each year in the United States of a Pulmonary Embolism? I cannot find an answer.

How many people die each year in the United States of a Pulmonary Embolism? I cannot find an answer.

You can: find these types of statistics at cdc.gov(http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dvt/data.html). Each year, 60,000-100,000 americans die of PE/DVT. ...Read more

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I want to know how many children die each day of a vaccine-preventable disease in the u.S.?

I want to know how many children die each day of a vaccine-preventable disease in the u.S.?

Even one is too much: Unwarrented vaccine phobia has led ill informed people to put their children's lives at risk and that of their neighbors children at risk. This year is the highest rate of measels in the us in decades due to refuted vaccine misinformation. ...Read more

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How many people in the world have cancer?

How many people in the world have cancer?

Wrong Forum: That would not be a question that has a right answer. You may want to contact The World Health Organization and see if they keep such statistics. Remember there are hundreds of different kinds of cancer. ...Read more

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How many people a year in the us are diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis?

How many people a year in the us are diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis?

Large number : The incidence rate in usa is thought to be 6.8 - 16.3 per 100, 000 persons which can translate to 14000 - 30000 new diagnoses. ...Read more

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How many people die from pneumonia in the world?

How many people die from pneumonia in the world?

Pneumonia deaths.: See: http://worldpneumoniaday.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Final-WPD-2014-Fact-Sheet1.pdf

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How many people have pku in the world?

How many people have pku in the world?

Phenylketonuria-PKU: "Classical PKU affects between 1 in 10,000 and 1 in 20,000 depending on the country of origin. The incidence varies widely in different human populations from 1 in 4,500 births among the population of Ireland[3] to fewer than one in 100,000 births among the population of Finland." from website National PKU Alliance https://npkua.org/Education/About-PKU ...Read more

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How many people in the U.S. die every year from heart disease?

How many people in the U.S. die every year from heart disease?

Heart Disease: Approximately 611,105. See: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htm

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Please can someone tell me how many non-smokers die of cancer each year in the us?

Please can someone tell me how many non-smokers die of cancer each year in the us?

About 1/3 of all: Cancer deaths in the us are related to smoking. About 500, 000 people die of cancer each year, which means about 320, 000 or so of those deaths are in non-smokers. However, since smokers are now only 18% of the population, their risk of cancer is twice that of non-smokers in general, and for some cancers (like lung) 85+% of cases are in smokers, and for head/neck cancer 90% are both smokers/drinkers. ...Read more

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How many kids in the us get TB every year?

How many kids in the us get TB every year?

Check CDC: The cdc website or who website would probably have these statistics. The number in this country is quite low. ...Read more

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How many children get cancer every year in the u.S.?

How many children get cancer every year in the u.S.?

Too many: About 1.5 out of every 10, 000 children under the age of 16 develops cancer each year, so about 11, 000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed the the usa each year. ...Read more

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How many cases a year of the plague occur in the world?

How many cases a year of the plague occur in the world?

Worldwide Plague: There are regions of the world that have had over 10, 000 cases of plague over the last 10 years and other regions of the world where the data simply isn't available. So plague is still out there and there are likely many thousands of cases taking place annually throughout the globe. ...Read more

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How many die from diabetes in the U.S. each year?

How many die from diabetes in the U.S. each year?

234,051: Diabetes remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in 2010, with 69,071 death certificates listing it as the underlying cause of death, and a total of 234,051 death certificates listing diabetes as an underlying or contributing cause of death. according to the American Diabetes association ...Read more

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How many people suffer from heart disease in the U.K. every year?

How many people suffer from heart disease in the U.K. every year?

Follow this link: This link will provide you with a large amount of data along these lines. http://patient.info/doctor/epidemiology-of-coronary-heart-disease Cheers! ...Read more

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How many people get infected with cholera each year in america?

How many people get infected with cholera each year in america?

Few: There is the occasional case of the non-epidemic serotypes of cholera acquired usually from uncooked shellfish from the gulf of mexico. These are actually not counted as cholera. In the last few years, with the tragic outbreak of cholera affecting haiti and dr, some cases have come to the usa in travelers. There has been, additional, a smaller outbreak of cholera in cuba this year. ...Read more

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How many people die in the U.S. from unintentional injuries every year?

How many people die in the U.S. from unintentional injuries every year?

Death rate: Approximately 130,557. See: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/accidental-injury.htm

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In regards to metastatic cancer, how many times have you heard of a person being diagnosed and living for years?

In regards to metastatic cancer, how many times have you heard of a person being diagnosed and living for years?

More often nowadays: Metastatic disease is a very broad term with response to rx based on the ca origin, sites of metastasis, and response to therapy. Unfortunately, for some people, survival is measured in months; however, the other extreme is possible, with people living for many years, not unlike a chronic illness which cannot be cured but can be controlled. I hope that whomever you are asking about responds to rx. ...Read more

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Where can I get a list of medical tourism services to people who live in the u.S.?

Google: Google is a good source for initial contact, make sure the source you contact is affiliated with a us medical school. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the prevalence of mental illness on young people in australia.?

Can you tell me the prevalence of mental illness on young people in australia.?

That's : hard to say. Total mental illnesses, broken down by illness category, and age group, etc.? Here is a link for Australian mental health information (Bureau of Statistics). Good luck! http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/4102.0Main+Features30March%202009 ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Emphysema (Definition)

A group of lung diseases that block airflow and make ...Read more