How we Die: Then and Now - Comparing the Causes of Death in 1900 vs. 2010

How We Die: Then and Now

How We Die: Then and Now

In the 1900s coroners did not report any deaths from diabetes related complications and Alzheimer’s was not classified as a disease.  While in 2010, 8% of the population succumbed to Diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

Read more about the 'The Burden of Disease and the Changing Task of Medicine' at The New England Journal of Medicine

Avi Roy

Oxford

- PhD student researching Aging, Mitochondria, and Regenerative Medicine - I currently write for The Conversation (http://bit.ly/13WVyUW) and I have written for The Guardian (http://bit.ly/13WVtRh) - Ringleader of the Oxford University Scientific Society - Co-conspirator at the Oxford Transhumanism and Emerging Technologies - Designing exciting events with the British Science Association Oxford - Advisory Board member at Lifeboat Foundation's Life Extension Board, and the Sustainability Board - Also, I am an Ultimate (frisbee) enthusiast - Yes, unfortunately that's me trying to catch the frisbee