diseases research

Environmental from surrondings Ex pollution, smoke,and debris                                          Genetics from traits Ex mutation  genes                                                                                 Lifestyle  Choices from the way you lives  Ex bad driving and smoking

Environmental:Lung Cancer

What is Lung Cancer

A cancer that begins in the lungs and most often occurs in people who smoke.

A congenital disorder of movement, muscle tone, or posture.  

What causes it

Chemicals in cigarettes are known to cause lung cancer.Exposure to asbestos, an insulating material found in some older buildings

How is the affected individual's life impacted by the disease?

it helps them focus on their health.It can also make you eat better,it can make you get more exercise, It also may make you cut down on smoking and alcohol.

Is it curable or treatable and HOW?

It is treatable how it is treated non small cell lung cancer can be treated by surgery, chemotherapy ,or radiotherapy. Small cell lung cancer is treated by chemotherapy, and radiotherapy.

Genetics:  Down Syndrome

What is DownSyndrome

A genetic chromosome 21 disorder causing developmental and intellectual delays.

What causes it

an error during the formation of the egg or the sperm results in either one having an extra chromosome.

How is the affected individual's life impacted by the disease?

people with Down syndrome tend to grow and develop more slowly than other people do.

Is it curable or treatable and HOW?

Emotional and behavioral therapies work to find useful responses to both desirable and undesirable behaviors.Speech-language therapy can help children with Down syndrome improve their communication skills and use language more effectively.Occupational therapy helps find ways to adjust everyday tasks and conditions to match a person's needs and abilities

Lifestyle choices : Cerebral Palsy

What is Cerebral Palsy

What causes it

it is caused by a disruption in brain development.

How is the affected individual's life impacted by the disease?

It makes them walk funny and talk  werid and they can not do anything that normal people can do

Is it curable or treatable and HOW?

It is treatable Occupational, physical, and speech therapists. and surgery