global burden of disease


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glo·bal burden of disease

statistical measure indicating loss of years of healthy life through disabling disease in a specified population, as measured in DALYs (q.v.).
See also: disability-adjusted life years.

glo·bal bur·den of dis·ease

(glō'băl bŭr'dĕn di-zēz')
Mathematical measure of loss of healthy life years due to disabling diseases in a country's population.
See also: disability-adjusted life years
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The burden attributable to mental and substance use disorders as risk factors for suicide: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.
With more than 1,800 collaborators in 195 countries, the Global Burden of Disease is one of the largest and most comprehensive efforts measuring epidemiological levels and trends worldwide.
It is based on findings from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study (GBD) coordinated by IHME.
The study examines HIV mortality, prevalence, and incidence between 1980 and 2015, and is part of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015, which provides comprehensive population health estimates on disease, injuries, and related risk factors.
A key finding from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010, which he characterized as "groundbreaking," is that the burden associated with depression and anxiety rises abruptly in childhood (ages 1-10), and then peaks during adolescence and young adulthood (ages 10-29).
Il ressort de la Global Burden of Disease Study 2013, dont les resultats ont ete publies jeudi sur le site de la revue scientifique The Lancet qu'en termes d'esperance de vie pour les deux sexes en 2013, le Japon vient en tete (avec une moyenne de 83 ans), suivi de Singapour, Andorre, l'Islande, Chypre, IsraE1/2l et de la France (moyenne de 81 ans).
Because the overwhelming majority of medical and pharmaceutical research is directed toward products that affect people in the affluent countries, it targets only part of the global burden of disease.
Let's start with one example: Estimates of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) are valuable to the global health community in many ways.
The World Economic Forum, (7) surveying the landscape of global risks for 2009, ranked non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as the third most likely risk to come true and the fourth most severe in its impact The World Health Report 2010 had indicated that NCDs account for almost 60% of deaths and 46% of the global burden of disease.
She also stimulated important contributions to the Global Burden of Disease project, showing, for example, that lead is responsible for approximately 1% of the global burden of disease (Fewtrell et al.
De acuerdo con datos I del Global Burden of Disease, el sobrepeso y la obesidad se asocia principalmente con diabetes y enfermedades cardiovasculares, pero tambien con trastornos oseos y musculares y algunos tipos de cancer.

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