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asked in category: General Last Updated: 6th May, 2020

What diseases are common in Italy?

The top three causes, ischemic heart diseases (75,098 deaths), cerebrovascular diseases (61,255 deaths) and other heart diseases (48,384) accounted for 30% of all deaths in 2012. The malignant neoplasm (cancer) of trachea, bronchus and lung ranked fourth (33,538) as the top cause of cancer deaths in Italy.

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Keeping this in view, what are some health issues in Italy?

High cholesterol, hypertension, respiratory illness and type-2 diabetes, all of which are directly related to diet and lack of exercise, are on the rise in Italy, Italy's ANSA news agency reported.

Beside above, is Hepatitis A Common in Italy? Hepatitis A outbreaks occur throughout the world and sometimes in countries with a low risk for hepatitis A (including the US). You can get hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Italy, so talk to your doctor to see if the hepatitis A vaccine is right for you.

Subsequently, question is, what is the Italian disease?

Medical Definition of Italian disease Italian disease: Syphilis. Depending upon someone's thoughts as to where the disease came from, syphilis was also known as the French, Spanish, German and Polish disease.

What is Italy's life expectancy and health?

According to the latest WHO data published in 2018 life expectancy in Italy is: Male 80.5, female 84.9 and total life expectancy is 82.8 which gives Italy a World Life Expectancy ranking of 8.

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