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What Type Of Parasites Are Common In The Midwestern United States
Few: Parasites are uncommon but include fish tapeworms from sushi and the like, hookworms, histoplasmosis, toxoplasmosis, and less commonly tapeworms and roundworms. Food should come from a safe source, be cooked properly and precautions taken out of doors for parasites entering bare feet and from animals excreta. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
SE parasites: Cyclospora, Giardia, Filariasis, Heartworm, Cryptosporidiosis, free living ameoba, Pediculosis (scabies, lice) Toxoplasma gondii, Roundworm, E. vermicularis (pinworm), Hookworm, Triatomine Bug, Tick borne diseases, Mosquito borne diseases (encephalitis), to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not common: Parasites sometimes found on hawaii include: angiostrongylosis, ascariasis, cysticercosis, fascioliasis, heterophyidiasis, toxocarosis, trichinosis, and trichiuriasis, toxocata canis, dipylidium caninum asciola gigantic, a ngiostrongylus cantonensis) capillaria hepatica, hyn1enolepis nana, taenia solium & trichinella spiralis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends upon locatio: Round worms and hook worms are fairly common in the south check your communicable disease web site. ...Read more
48 millions: Cdc estimates that 1 in 6 americans or 48 million people, 128, 000 get hospitalized, and 3, 000 die of food borne diseases every year. ...Read more
Major Depression: According to the national institute of mental health, major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. For ages 15-44. "mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2 percent of americans ages 18 and older — about one in four adults — suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What food do tribes in certain parts of northern india eat, where there are least number of cancer cases?
DON'T KNOW, BUT . .: There has recently been some interest in turmeric (curcumin) the spice that is used in currie that gives it the dark yellowish color. It is noted that pancreatic cancer rates in india are amongst the lowest in the world, it is believed that it is due to its high consumption. There have been both pre clinical and phase 1 studies looking at this. If you do a search you can find these studies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sarcoid: Some research shows that people who live rurally around farms--insecticides, chemicals etc. Have a higher incidence. There is higher incidence of caucasiian sarcoid patients having an increased susceptibility within their own family---an immune problem with increased potential to be inherited. While, although 50% of sarcoid pts. Are afro-american, hispanic --- not as commonly inc. In family. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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