chronic disability

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Stroke is one of the leading causes of mortality and the number one cause of chronic disability in the world.
It has negative consequences such as impaired physical fitness, disease behaviours, psychosocial withdrawal and ultimately chronic disability. In 1990, Kori et al.4 used the term 'kinesiophobia' to define this situation.
Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is the leading cause of chronic disability. It most commonly affects the knee and has an impact on the health-related quality of life of the elderly.
MS is one of the most common disabling neurological diseases and directly affects an estimated 2.5 million people across the globe, with the majority of those affectedexperiencing chronic disability. Researchers will combine advanced scientific technology in genomics, the study of allof a person's genes, together with detailed clinical information to provide insights into how and why the disease develops in the searchfor answers that one day might lead to the development of new therapeutics for better treatment and prevention of MS.
Arif accused the K-Electric's management of negligence which had caused a chronic disability to his child.
This is especially the case for endemic zoonoses that are widespread in low-income countries, including Tanzania.The zoonotic diseases that are the focus of this study, brucellosis, Q-fever and Rift Valley Fever (RVF), can all result in livestock production losses and cause severe fever-causing illnesses in people, with the potential for chronic disability (brucellosis and Q fever), as well as fatal haemorrhagic disease (RVF).
It is possibly the single most chronic disability in the United States, affecting nearly four times as many as blindness.
It places a substantial burden on society not only due to the material costs of treatment of diabetes and its associated complications (most notably cardiovascular disease), but also due to the premature death, reduced productivity and quality of life, chronic disability, in addition to other intangible costs.
As the disease is progressive and results in chronic disability, so early diagnosis and treatment can help relieve symptoms and slow the progression of disease, thereby reducing disability and improving the quality of life of the individual.
Stroke is a leading cause of death and the number one cause of chronic disability in the United States, yet treatment options are limited.
There are 1.7 m new TBI cases per year in the US; 20-30% of which will have chronic disability associated with them.
(1) Approximately 20 million people have stroke every year out of which 5million people die and 5 million people remain with chronic disability. Stroke is also the leading cause of chronic disability worldwide.

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