Definition of 'disease'
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The discovery offers hope for a blood test to detect heart and brain diseases before symptoms appear. The Sun (2016)It helps combat heart disease and can extend your life by up to six years. The Sun (2016)High cholesterol can lead to heart disease. The Sun (2017)Figures released this week showed that it had overtaken heart disease. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A narrowed artery can be evidence of possible coronary disease. The Sun (2017)It is not a sign of any disease - some people simply seem to have a very low tolerance. The Sun (2016)Patients with lung or heart disease must be able to complete one of these simple tests. The Sun (2012)In what ways does globalization foster the spread of illness and disease? Sociology (1995)Urgent surveillance is under way to check the spread of the disease to other areas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They also help the body fight infection and disease by combating the effects of the bad bacteria. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Heart attacks resulting from coronary artery disease are the commonest cause of fatality in many strenuous sports. Lower Your Blood Pressure in 4 Easy Stages (1989)They need not kill the patient to cure a specific disease or remove a specific constraint. The Constraints of Corporate Tradition (1987)Sufferers of motor neurone disease normally live for just two to five years after diagnosis. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These diseases usually move quickly through a population. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)This doctrine holds that each disease has one specific cause. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)Can you give examples of such diseases? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Why is it often difficult to prove that a disease or condition resulted from workplace exposure? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Previous studies have linked short stature to a heightened risk of cardiovascular disease. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Hybrid embryo research can offer hope for many who may be spared from serious illnesses and disease. The Sun (2008)Cancer might be called the disease of nice people. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)It also set out plans to cause many casualties by releasing the disease in crowded areas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is not weakened and would be able to carry on fighting off infection and disease. The Sun (2015)Does this patient have coronary artery disease? Living with Angina (1991)She had helped to nurse one of her oldest friends while he died from motor neurone disease. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)The disease is usually more serious in adults. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Researchers could not conclude whether one disease caused the other. The Sun (2015)In the end, the leading causes of death for this group are heart disease and cancer. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)This earlier notion that deficiency of a vitamin would cause a specific disease is a distortion of our present understanding of how vitamins work. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Doctors have long considered cancer to be a group of diseases, not a single condition like measles or flu. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'disease'
British English: disease /dɪˈziːz/ NOUN
A disease is an illness which affects people, animals, or plants.
...the spread of the disease in the area.
- American English: disease
- Arabic: مَرَض
- Brazilian Portuguese: doença
- Chinese: 疾病
- Croatian: bolest
- Czech: nemoc
- Danish: sygdom
- Dutch: ziekte
- European Spanish: enfermedad
- Finnish: sairaus tauti
- French: maladie
- German: Krankheit
- Greek: ασθένεια
- Italian: malattia
- Japanese: 病気
- Korean: 병
- Norwegian: sykdom
- Polish: choroba
- European Portuguese: doença
- Romanian: boală
- Russian: болезнь
- Spanish: enfermedad
- Swedish: sjukdom
- Thai: โรค
- Turkish: hastalık
- Ukrainian: хвороба
- Vietnamese: bệnh
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