Categories Anthropology I

I.9.8 Non-infectious diseases.

Non-infectious diseases Noninfectious diseases include all diseases that are not caused by pathogens. Instead, noninfectious diseases are generally caused by genetic or environmental factors other than pathogens, such as toxic environmental exposures or unhealthy lifestyle choices. Most non-infectious diseases have a complex, multifactorial set of causes, often including a mix of genetic and environmental variables. […]

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