communicable disease

A non-communicable disease or NCD is a disease which is not infectious. Such diseases may result from genetic or lifestyle factors. A Non-communicable Disease is an illness that is caused by something other than a pathogen. It might result from hereditary factors, improper diet, smoking, or other factors Those resulting from lifestyle factors are sometimes called diseases of affluence.

Examples include hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mental health problems, asthama, cancer, etc....

The non-communicable diseases are spread by: heredity, surroundings and behavior.

External links

Search another word or see communicable diseaseon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2015, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature