Top Causes of Death in the World
Death is the most painful experience that occurs when one loses their loved ones. Science
defines death as the termination of all biological functions of an organism bringing an end to its
life. Death has been there for all organisms since the beginning of existence and there have been
different causes. From war to accidents, the causes of death especially in our generation where
there are many causes. Some of them can be stopped while others prove tricky to stop for
scientists and practitioners in different areas. The causes keep changing as human beings lifestyle
changes. In this text, I will discuss some of the top causes of death in the modern day.
Heart disease is a range of conditions that affect the heart. Some of the diseases might
include blood vessel disease and heart defects that one was born with. The term cardiovascular
disease can also be used instead as they mean the same thing. It remains a leading cause of
deaths in the world. In 2012, 17.5 million people died due to cardiovascular disease. The number
is estimated to represent 31% of all dea...