Top Most Dangerous Diseases Of 2016

Written on February 16, 2017   By   in Health

It is no doubt that science and medicine have made a lot of progress in the betterment of human beings, but still, it failed to save millions of lives due to some deadly diseases. Many people lose their lives each year mostly in the poverty stricken countries. But that is a different matter. Several diseases are still out there that do not get proper treatment. Some people may survive after being affected by these diseases, but that needs intensive care and treatment. However, most of the people fail to do so. Here we have listed some of the most dangerous diseases that proved to be fatal:


Ischemia or the ischemic heart disease is one of the most widely spread diseases in the world. It occurs when the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart is limited or blocked due to the blockage of arteries. This happening is a severe condition, and if it does not gets treatment as soon as possible, it results in death due to heart failures. Diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity are the primary reasons for Ischemia. About 7.25 million people die each year due to this disease. To get rid of the ischemia disease, some precautionary measures are a proper exercise, healthy diet, weight balance, quitting smoking and consultation of a doctor for blood pressure checkups.

Lower Respiratory Infection:

There are two types of lower respiratory infections that are bronchitis and pneumonia. It creates difficulty in breathing, sneezing and also causes sore throat infection and headache. The diagnosis of these infections is difficult, as it is due to a bacteria or a virus. About 3.46 million lives are affected due to this disease each year. It can be prevented by taking proper vaccines.


Diarrheal diseases affect the stomach and cause the passing of watery stools. It lasts for about two days. But it becomes worsened if it lasts for about four weeks. Such disease is called chronic diarrhea. It causes dehydration and becomes mortal due to the high loss of water electrolytes from the body. Each year, about 2.46 million people (including children) die of this disease. The best prevention method from diarrhea is to avoid germs that come from different things we touch and consume daily.


As the name suggests, it the world’s leading disease that affects both the genders. People who consume drugs, especially the nicotine products regularly are at a high risk of this disease. Such people are likely to adapt the bronchus or lungs cancer. Not only the active smokers are liable to become its victim, but the passive smokers are also at the risk of developing cancer. About 1.3 million people die of this disease each year. It can be prevented by avoiding drugs.

Pulmonary Tuberculosis:

It is another type of deadly diseases. It is a contagious infection that develops due to bacteria and mainly harms the lungs. Not only the lungs get affected by it, but it also damages other organs as well. High fever, excessive sweating, mucous and fatigue are among the most common symptoms of this disease. These symptoms are sometimes diagnosed instantly, but also they remain unveiled for many years. People having weak immunity are at a high risk of developing. People with weakened immune system can prevent it from taking proper vaccines earlier.


The top most notorious and incurable disease is AIDS that comes from the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). It affects severely and weakens the immunity of a person to the great extent that he becomes too weak to fight even a common disease like cold. A fully blown AIDS is developed inside the human body when its CD4 cells or T-cells gets killed. More than 1.78 million people die of AIDS every year. There is no vaccine and cure for AIDS. The only ways of prevention are staying away from those who are infected by HIV, avoid using HIV infected fluids and avoid using used syringes.

This article is meant to make you aware of the severity of some most fatal diseases. It is not intended to treat or diagnose any diseases. Further you can study more on Carenician about treatment of different diseases.