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What Is Teen Suicide Rate In Us
Depends: I find the premise of your question silly.Any pastime from walking to swimming to camping to singing can be harmful,if done in a dangerous fashion. Teens with a gun freely available in a household, are more likely to use it for suicide, but that is an emotional issue.They can also hang themself in the closet.In rural America, hunting is part of life and those afraid of guns need to accept. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby born per try: Not all embryos result in a delivered baby. Many fail to implant, and others miscarry. The live birth rate is the rate of children born after accounting for the loss of some embryos. The most common reason for embryo loss is aneuploidy, that is, loss of one or more chromosomes in the embryo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard to know: Rubella during pregnancy is known to cause miscarriage, or fetal deaths but the numbers are hard to come by.It can be a mild flu like illness in mom that triggers an early miscarriage & is never recognized.Birth defects in baby approach 85% for infection in the first 12 wks, dropping to ~50% from 12-16 wks. The earlier the infection the worse the general outcome.Sad but preventable by vaccines. ...Read more
Depends amt. of nf: Congenital generalized (disseminated) neurofibromatosis (detected prenatally) is associated with a poor prognosis, with a mortality rate of 92%. Survival rates for patients detected before and after birth were 28% and 62%.However most cases of nf are focal and not disseminated without evidence of increased infantile mortality rate. In people with nf the overall decrease in life span is about 8 yrs. ...Read more
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Please explain if it is true that cherifer pgm is very effective medicine for growth at the age of 21 to 22?
Growth potential: After puberty, most men and women do not experience much increase in height. The best way to maximize your height is through balanced nutrition, good posture and exercises that will strengthen your back and core muscles to support your spine. Supplements for increased growth are largely ineffective and expensive. ...Read more
Huge Problem: It is actually a huge problem- especially in the elderly. In the elderly and in the teenage age group- suicide is one of the highest causes of death. The problem also is many do not want to speak about it. Our emergency department actually screens for this on every patient to see if anyone needs help- but is not asking at that time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Considering pregnancy. Afraid of Zulu spreading to USA this summer. Map charted us possible low risk area. Numerically what does that mean? How safe?
Zika?: Did you mean the Zika virus? The only cases thus far in the U.S. were from people traveling to an affected area and then returning. You and your sexual partner should not try to conceive for 8 weeks after returning from such an area. If your partner is male and he becomes infected with Zika, it is recommended that he waits 6 months before trying to father a child. Travel restrictions are best. ...Read more
Good to know more...: There are several degenerative genetic disorders that may be lethal in teenage years, for example duchenne muscular dystrophy, batten disease. To provide more focused answers please provide more details. Ideally, careful discussion with a genetic counselor would be helpful. ...Read more
Could I please be told what the overall mortality rate for sepsis is in US hospitals? Approximate percentages would be good enough.
Hello. I know the prevalence of heart failure in 50 year olds is 1 out of 100 / 1 % but what is the prevalence in 20 year olds? it tells me 0.3%3/1000
Not an issue: Prevalence is important only for public health researchers and officials. For the individual, the concern should be do you have risk factors and symptoms of CHF. If you havensigns and symptoms of CHF, then you should investigate the cause further. CHF is so rare at 20, it is almost always due to birth defect or rare infections of the heart. https://www.cardiosmart.org/Heart-Basics/CVD-Stats ...Read more
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