Genealogy Projects tagged with cause of death on the Geni Family Tree

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  • People who Died of Gallbladder or Biliary Tract Disorders

    People who died of gallbladder or biliary tract disorders Tags: liver, gallbladder, jaundice, yellowing of skin/eyes, cirrhosis, hepatitis, Epstein Barr virus, alcohol abuse, liver disease, cause of death, Cholecystitis, liver failure, ascites Located in the upper right portion of the abdomen, the liver and gallbladder are interconnected by ducts known as the biliary tract, which drains int...

  • The drowned

    Please add Geni profiles for our drowned ones to this project. Additional demographic data is especially appreciated as added resources. Drowning From Wikipedia Drowning is defined as respiratory impairment from being in or under a liquid. It is further classified by outcome into: death , ongoing health problems and no ongoing health problems . Using the term "near drowning" to refer to...

  • People who died from Pneumonia

    Pneumonia From: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. It is usually caused by infection with viruses or bacteria and less commonly other microorganisms, certain drugs and other conditions such as autoimmune diseases. Typical signs and symptoms include a cough, chest pain, fever, an...

  • People who died from a Stroke

    Stroke, also known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), cerebrovascular insult (CVI), or brain attack , is when poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death. There are two main types of stroke: ischemic, due to lack of blood flow, and hemorrhagic due to bleeding. They result in part of the brain not functioning properly. Signs and symptoms of a stroke may include an inability to move or fee...

  • People who died of Smallpox

    Died from Smallpox Please add profiles for those who have DIED from Smallpox. Tags: the “pox”, red plague, smallpox, alastrim, cottonpox, milkpox, whitepox, Cuban itch, scars, cause of death, Smallpox is a serious, contagious, and sometimes fatal infectious disease, caused by either of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor . There is no specific treatment for s...

  • Car Accident

    "Unless action is taken, road traffic injuries are predicted to become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030." (1) notables From 20 icons killed in car crashes Princess Diana of Wales James Dean (actor) Jayne Mansfield (actress) Billy Martin (baseball manager) Keith Franke (pro wrestler) Falco (singer) David Halberstam (journalist) Drazen Petrovic (basketball player) ...

  • Killed by a falling object

    Killed by a falling object Please add Geni profiles to this project when cause of death was a falling object (e.g., rebar, tree branch, piano ...) #1 Falling objects From likes.com/weird Be careful where you stand because falling objects can come out of nowhere. Not only are you at risk of being struck by a falling object but you also have to worry about inanimate objects being thrown a...

  • People who died from Uterine Cancer

    Uterine cancer or womb cancer is any type of cancer that emerges from the tissue of the uterus. It can refer to several types of cancer, with cervical cancer (arising from the lower portion of the uterus) being the most common type worldwide and the second most common cancer in women in developing countries. Endometrial cancer (or cancer of the inner lining of the uterus) is the second most com...

  • People who died from Meningitis

    People who died from Meningitis Meningitis is an acute inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges. The inflammation may be caused by infection with viruses, bacteria, or other microorganisms, and less commonly by certain drugs. Meningitis can be life-threatening because of the inflammation's proximity to the brain and spin...

  • People who died from Breast Cancer

    Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in breast shape, dimpling of the skin, fluid coming from the nipple, or a red scaly patch of skin. In those with distant spread of the disease, there may be bone pain, swollen lymph nodes, shortness of breath, or yellow skin. Risk factors for developing breast cancer inc...

  • Cancer

    Cancer Please only add Geni profiles for those who died of cancer to this "umbrella" project if the more specific form of cancer is not known . If it "is" known but not currently a Geni project - start one. In 2015, there will be an estimated 1,658,370 new cancer cases diagnosed and 589,430 cancer deaths in the US.  related projects Bone Cancer Brain Cancer (or tumor) Breas...

  • People who died from Measles

    Measles From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Measles, also known as morbilli, rubeola, or red measles, is a highly contagious infection caused by the measles virus.[1][2] Initial signs and symptoms typically include fever, often greater than 40 °C (104.0 °F), cough, runny nose, and red eyes.[1][3] Two or three days after the start of symptoms, small white spots may form insid...

  • Suicide

    Suicide Suicide (self inflicted harm) is the act of intentionally causing one's own death. If possible, please add Geni profiles to one of the method projects, and / or to one of the cause projects, both listed below; or start one if not listed. If the method is not known, then add to this "umbrella" project. Suicide is often carried out as a result of despair, the cause of which is frequ...

  • Killed on the job

    Killed on the job Please add Geni profiles of those who died at work -- industrial accident, neglect, occupation related disease, even workplace violence. Do consider spinning off notorious incidents into separate, related projects. Background From Worker fatalities reported to Federal and State OSHA Before OSHA was created 43 years ago, an estimated 14,000 workers were killed on the jo...

  • Plane Crash

    Plane Crash Please add Geni profiles of those who died in an aviation or aviation related accident to this project. The first fatal aviation accident was the crash of a Rozière balloon near Wimereux, France, on June 15, 1785, killing its inventor Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier as well as the other occupant, Pierre Romain. The first involving a powered aircraft was the ...

  • People who died from a Heart Attack

    Myocardial infarction (MI) or acute myocardial infarction (AMI), commonly known as a heart attack , occurs when blood flow stops to part of the heart causing damage to the heart muscle. The most common symptom is chest pain or discomfort which may travel into the shoulder, arm, back, neck, or jaw. Often it is in the center or left side of the chest and lasts for more than a few minutes. The dis...

  • People who died from Leukemia

    Leukemia (American English) or leukaemia (British English) /luːˈkiːmiːə/ is a group of cancers that usually begin in the bone marrow and result in high numbers of abnormal white blood cells. These white blood cells are not fully developed and are called blasts or leukemia cells. Symptoms may include bleeding and bruising problems, feeling tired, fever, and an ...

  • People Who Died from Typhoid or Typhoid Fever

    From : An infectious bacterial fever with an eruption of red spots on the chest and abdomen and severe intestinal irritation. Typhoid fever, also known simply as typhoid , is a symptomatic bacterial infection due to Salmonella typhi.[1] Symptoms may vary from mild to severe and usually begin six to thirty days after exposure.[2][3] Often there is a gradual onset of a high fever over several...

  • Dropsy or Edema

    This project is for people who died of dropsy/edema. See jump back to Cause of death portal this project is in HistoryLink  

  • People who died of tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis , MTB , or TB (short for tubercle bacillus), in the past also called phthisis , phthisis pulmonalis , or consumption , is a widespread, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis typically attacks the lungs, but can also affect other parts of the body. It is spread through the air when people who have an active TB ...

  • Homicide by gunshot

    From America's Top Killing Machine For the better part of a century, the machine most likely to kill an American has been the automobile. Car crashes killed 33,561 people in 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Firearms killed 32,251 people in the United States in 2011, the most recent year for which the Cen...

  • Assassinated

    Assassination is the murder of a prominent person, often but not always a political leader or ruler, usually for political reasons or payment. An assassination may be prompted by religious, political, or military motives; it is an act that may be done for financial gain, to avenge a grievance, from a desire to acquire fame or notoriety, or because of a military, security or insurgent group's ...

  • Apoplexy

    Apoplexy Also Known as: Stroke; fit, attack, heart attack, seizure, convulsion, paroxysm It is bleeding within internal organs and the accompanying symptoms. The term formerly referred to what is now called a stroke, however, nowadays, health care professionals typically specify the type of apoplexy, such as cerebral, ovarian and pituitary apoplexy. From the late 14th to the late 19th cen...

  • Death by falling

    Accidental falling is the second leading cause of accidental death worldwide and is a major cause of personal injury, especially for the elderly. Builders, electricians, miners, and painters are occupations with high rates of fall injuries. In 2013 unintentional falls resulted in 556,000 deaths up from 341,000 deaths in 1990. notes Falls from buildings are often accidental but can also be c...

  • Maternal death

    Maternal death is defined as "The death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes." From Wikipedia The world mortality rate has declined 45% since 1990, but still 800 women die ever...

  • People who died from Appendicitis

    Please add ONLY those who have Died from Appendicitis or a ruptured Appendix to this project. Appendicitis is inflammation of the appendix. Appendicitis commonly presents with right lower abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and decreased appetite.[2] However, approximately 40% of persons do not have these typical signs and symptoms.[3] Severe complications of a ruptured appendix include widespr...

  • Heart Failure

    Heart failure Heart failure (HF), often referred to as chronic heart failure (CHF), occurs when the heart is unable to pump sufficiently to maintain blood flow to meet the body's needs. The terms congestive heart failure (CHF) or congestive cardiac failure (CCF) are often used interchangeably with chronic heart failure. Signs and symptoms commonly include shortness of breath, excessive tiredn...

  • Death by natural causes

    Death by natural causes Please only add profiles to this "umbrella" project if there no further information on cause of death than "natural causes." death by natural causes, as recorded by coroners and on death certificates and associated documents, is one that is primarily attributed to an illness or an internal malfunction of the body not directly influenced by external forces. For exampl...

  • People who died from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Emphysema)

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as chronic obstructive lung disease (COLD), and chronic obstructive airway disease (COAD), among others, is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by chronically poor airflow. It typically worsens over time. The main symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and sputum production. Most people with chronic bronchitis have COPD...

  • People who died from Stomach Cancer

    Stomach cancer , also known as gastric cancer, is cancer developing from the lining of the stomach. Early symptoms may include heartburn, upper abdominal pain, nausea and loss of appetite. Later signs and symptoms may include weight loss, yellow skin, vomiting, difficulty swallowing, and blood in the stool among others. The cancer may spread from the stomach to other parts of the body, particul...

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Parkinson's disease (PD) is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system mainly affecting the motor system. Early in the course of the disease, the most obvious symptoms are movement-related; these include shaking, rigidity, slowness of movement and difficulty with walking and gait. Later, thinking and behavioral problems may arise, with dementia commonly occurring in the advanced stag...

  • People who died from Liver Cancer

    Liver cancer or hepatic cancer (from the Greek hēpar, meaning liver) is a cancer that originates in the liver. Liver tumors are discovered on medical imaging equipment (often by accident) or present themselves symptomatically as an abdominal mass, abdominal pain, yellow skin, nausea or liver dysfunction. The leading cause of liver cancer is cirrhosis due to either hepatitis B, hepatiti...

  • People who died from Arteriosclerosis

    Arteriosclerosis Arteriosclerosis is the thickening, hardening and loss of elasticity of the walls of arteries.[1] This process gradually restricts the blood flow to one's organs and tissues and can lead to severe health risks brought on by atherosclerosis, which is a specific form of arteriosclerosis caused by the buildup of fatty plaques, cholesterol, and some other substances in and on t...

  • People who died from Brain Cancer (or tumor)

    A brain tumor or intracranial neoplasm occurs when abnormal cells form within the brain. There are two main types of tumors: malignant or cancerous tumors and benign tumors. Cancerous tumors can be divided into primary tumors that start within the brain, and secondary tumors that have spread from somewhere else, known as brain metastasis tumors. All types of brain tumors may produce symptoms th...

  • Cause of death portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "cause of death." No profiles please - Add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please index projects devoted to "cause of death" in this Portal project, and add Geni profiles to those specific projects. If you don't see a cause of death project that applies, start one. Please consider creating sub-portal projects ("umbrellas") to group together...

  • People who died from Diabetes

    Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. If left untreated, diabetes can cause many complications. Acute complications include diabetic ketoacidosis and nonketotic hyperosmolar coma....

  • Accidental death

    Accidental death Please add Geni profiles to specific projects dedicated to that cause of death: see "related projects" and the "causes" section. If none suit, consider starting a project. If not, then add the profile to this umbrella project. From CDC - Faststats Accidents or Unintentional Injuries. Data are for the U.S. Mortality All unintentional injury deaths Number of deaths: ...

  • Cancer NOS

    This project is for people who died from Cancer not otherwise specified. jump back to Cancer death by natural causes Cause of death portal this project is in HistoryLink  

  • People who died from Pancreatic Cancer

    Pancreatic cancer arises when cells in the pancreas, a glandular organ behind the stomach, begin to multiply out of control and form a mass. These cancer cells have the ability to invade other parts of the body. There are a number of types of pancreatic cancer. The most common, pancreatic adenocarcinoma, accounts for about 85% of cases, and the term "pancreatic cancer" is sometimes used to refe...

  • People who died from Melanoma

    Melanoma , also known as malignant melanoma, is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment-containing cells known as melanocytes. Melanomas typically occur in the skin but may rarely occur in the mouth, intestines, or eye. In women they most commonly occur on the legs, while in men they are most common on the back. Sometimes they develop from a mole with concerning changes including an inc...

  • Horse accident

    This is a list of people who died from accidents related to horses . Some of the listed accidents had important political and historical consequences, which are given when relevant. celebrities Holbrook Blinn (1872-1928), Broadway stage star & silent screen actor, died from injuries in an accident on the grounds of his estate. Maureen Connolly (1934-1969), tennis star, career ended in 1...

  • People Who Died of Cirrhosis

    People Who Died of Cirrhosis Tags: cirrhosis, cause of death, liver, hepatitis C, alcohol abuse, jaundice, yellow skin, The liver weighs about 3 pounds and is the largest solid organ in the body. It performs many important functions, such as: Manufacturing blood proteins that aid in clotting, oxygen transport, and immune system function Storing excess nutrients and returning some ...

  • Renal failure

    Renal Failure Renal failure, also known as kidney failure or renal insufficiency , is a medical condition in which the kidneys fail to adequately filter waste products from the blood.The two main forms are acute kidney injury , which is often reversible with adequate treatment, and chronic kidney disease (CKD), which is often not reversible. In both cases, there is usually an underlying cause...

  • People who died from Esophageal Cancer

    This project is dedicated to Marvin Caulk, U.S. Army (retired) and Geni volunteer curator, gone from us too soon on July 17, 2013. Esophageal cancer (or oesophageal cancer) is cancer arising from the esophagus—the food pipe that runs between the throat and the stomach. Symptoms often include difficulty in swallowing and weight loss. Other symptoms may include pain when swallowing, a ho...

  • People who died from Lung Cancer

    Lung cancer , also known as carcinoma of the lung or pulmonary carcinoma, is a malignant lung tumor characterized by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. If left untreated, this growth can spread beyond the lung by process of metastasis into nearby tissue or other parts of the body. Most cancers that start in the lung, known as primary lung cancers, are carcinomas that derive from e...

  • People who died from Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian cancer is a cancer that forms in an ovary. It results in abnormal cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body. When this process begins, there may be no or only vague symptoms. Symptoms become more noticeable as the cancer progresses. These symptoms may include bloating, pelvic pain, abdominal swelling, and loss of appetite, among others. Common areas to w...

  • Died in a fire

    Died in a fire if a person died as a result of burns, add to died from burns if they were executed by fire (a medieval punishment), add to Burned at the stake If the fire is a well-known historic event , please consider making a project for that event, and relating it to this project. (ie Died in Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire ) If all you know is "died in a fire," add to this proje...

  • People who died from Alzheimer's Disease

    Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known as Alzheimer disease, or just Alzheimer's, accounts for 60% to 70% of cases of dementia. It is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gets worse over time. The most common early symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events (short-term memory loss). As the disease advances, symptoms can include problems with language, disorie...

  • People who died from Cholera

    Cholera From: Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae.[1] Symptoms may range from none, to mild, to severe.[2] The classic symptom is large amounts of watery diarrhea that lasts a few days.[3] Vomiting and muscle cramps may also occur.[2] Diarrhea can be so severe that it leads within hours to severe dehydration and electrolyte imbalan...

  • People Who Have Died from Cystic Fibrosis

    Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs, but also the pancreas, liver, kidneys, and intestine. Long-term issues include difficulty breathing and coughing up mucus as a result of frequent lung infections. Other signs and symptoms include sinus infections, poor growth, fatty stool, clubbing of the fingers and toes, and infertility in males, among...

  • People Who Died from Throat Cancer

    Throat cancer refers to cancerous tumors that develop in your throat (pharynx), voice box (larynx) or tonsils. Your throat is a muscular tube that begins behind your nose and ends in your neck. Throat cancer most often begins in the flat cells that line the inside of your throat. Your voice box sits just below your throat and is also susceptible to throat cancer. The voice box is made of ca...

  • People Who Died Directly or Indirectly from a Blizzard or Snowstorm

    Blizzard / Snowstorm Please add people who have died directly or indirectly from a blizzard/snowstorm even though the actual cause of death may be due to another cause... i.e. heart attack, hypothermia, falling tree limb, weather related accident, carbon monoxide poisoning, etc. A blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds of at least 35 mph (56 km/...

  • People Who Died in Winter Storms

    A winter storm is an event in which the varieties of precipitation are formed that only occur at low temperatures, such as snow or sleet, or a rainstorm where ground temperatures are low enough to allow ice to form (i.e. freezing rain). In temperate continental climates, these storms are not necessarily restricted to the winter season, but may occur in the late autumn and early spring as well. ...

  • Ice Storm

    Ice Storm An ice storm is a type of winter storm characterized by freezing rain, also known as a glaze event or, in some parts of the United States, as a silver thaw.[1] The U.S. National Weather Service defines an ice storm as a storm which results in the accumulation of at least 0.25-inch (6.4 mm) of ice on exposed surfaces.[2] From 1982 to 1994, ice storms were more common than bliz...

  • Death by burning

    Please add to this project Geni profiles of those who died as a result of being burned in an accident . From WHO fact sheet no. 365, updated April 2014 Key Facts An estimated 265,000 deaths every year are caused by burns Non fatal burn injuries are a key cause of morbidity Burns occur mainly in the home and workplace Burns are preventable resources jump back to Cause o...

  • People Who Died From Cervical cancer

    Cervical cancer is a cancer arising from the cervix. It is due to the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Early on, typically no symptoms are seen. Later symptoms may include abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, or pain during sexual intercourse. While bleeding after sex may not be serious, it may also indicate the presence of cervic...

  • Died in a storm

    Died in a storm This is an umbrella project for Geni profiles and storm event projects that resulted in loss of life. If you know the "type" of storm, and there's a project -- add the profile to that project. If the storm is a well known historic event, such as Hurricane Katrina (2009), please consider making a project for it, and listing it in this umbrella. If all you know is "died ...

  • Death due to Hypothermia / Exposure to Cold

    Hypothermia is reduced body temperature that happens when a body dissipates more heat than it absorbs. In humans, it is defined as a body core temperature below 35.0 °C (95.0 °F). Symptoms depend on the temperature. In mild hypothermia there is shivering and mental confusion. In moderate hypothermia shivering stops and confusion increases. In severe hypothermia there...

  • Malaria

    From: Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganism) belonging to the genus Plasmodium.[1] Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, fatigue, vomiting and headaches. In severe cases it can cause yellow skin, seizures, coma or death.[2] The disease is transmitted by the biting of...

  • People who died from Lymphoma

    Lymphoma is any of a group of blood cell tumors that develop from lymphatic cells. The name often refers to just the cancerous ones rather than all such tumors. Symptoms may include enlarged lymph nodes, fever, drenching sweats, weight loss, itching, and feeling tired. The enlarged lymph nodes are usually painless. The sweats are most common at night. There are dozens of subtypes of lymphomas...

  • Hangings

    Death by Hanging is the suspension of a person by a noose or ligature around the neck. Please add profiles of people who have died by hanging to this project. 1) Hanging has been used as a method of capital punishment since medieval times, and is the official execution method in numerous countries and regions. 2) Hanging is also a common method of suicide in which a person applies a ligat...

  • Death due to medical error

    Medical error A medical error is a preventable adverse effect of care, whether or not it is evident or harmful to the patient. This might include an inaccurate or incomplete diagnosis or treatment of a disease, injury, syndrome, behavior, infection, or other ailment. Globally it is estimated that 142,000 people died in 2013 from adverse effects of medical treatment up from 94,000 in 1990.[1] ...

  • People who died from a Stabbing

    A stabbing is penetration with a sharp or pointed object at close range. Stab connotes purposeful action, as by an assassin or murderer, but it is also possible to accidentally stab oneself or others. Stabbing differs from slashing or cutting in that the motion of the object used in a stabbing generally moves perpendicular to and directly into the victim's body, rather than being drawn across i...

  • Train wreck

    Train wreck Please add Geni profiles of people who died in any sort of train related incident to this project. Do consider spinning off big accidents into separate but related projects. A train wreck or train crash is a type of disaster involving one or more trains. Train wrecks often occur as a result of miscommunication, as when a moving train meets another train on the same track; or an ...

  • Diphtheria

    Please add Geni profiles associated with the disease diphtheria (known as "the Strangling Angel") to this project; not only those who died of it, but those who worked for the cure. Diphtheria (dif-THEER-e-uh) is a serious bacterial infection usually affecting the mucous membranes of your nose and throat. Diphtheria typically causes a sore throat, fever, swollen glands and weakness. But the ha...

  • Sepsis

    Sepsis Also known as blood poisoning, septicimia. Sepsis (/ˈsɛpsɨs/) is a whole-body inflammatory response to an infection. The infection is most commonly by bacteria, but can also be by fungi, viruses, or parasites.[3] Common locations for the primary infection include: lungs, brain, urinary tract, skin, and abdominal organs. Risk factors include young or old age, a we...

  • Snakebite

    Snakebite Please add Geni profiles of those who died by snakebite. From Venom experts say global snake bite death tolls 'grossly underestimated Reuters, Lifestyle | Wed Sep 30, 2015 2:08pm EDT In a joint statement after a five-day conference in Britain, the international experts said snake bites kill more people than all other so-called Neglected Tropical Diseases combined, yet get little...

  • Died in a shipwreck

    Please add Geni profiles for those who died in a shipwreck . Do consider breaking out large numbers of profiles into a "related project." notes From Shipwreck - Mysteries of Death at Sea It is a terrible tragedy when a boat is lost and those who are lost with it are not recovered for a proper burial. "When vessels leave port and just disappear, the doubt is corrosive. It eats away a...

  • People who died from Colon Cancer

    Colorectal cancer (also known as colon cancer, rectal cancer, or bowel cancer) is the development of cancer in the colon or rectum (parts of the large intestine). It is due to the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Signs and symptoms may include blood in the stool, a change in bowel movements, weight loss, and feeling tired all the tim...

  • Bubonic plague

    Bubonic Plague Please add Geni profiles for those who died of bubonic (or the pneumonic form of) plague, except for the pandemic of 1349, the Black Death , which goes in that project. Fast Facts Also called: black death A rare but serious bacterial infection that's transmitted by fleas. Very rare 5 US cases in 2014 Treatable by a medical professional Spreads by animals ...

  • People who Died from Erysipelas

    Died from Erysipelas Tags: St Anthony’s fire, skin infection, infection, cause of death, Erysipelas is a bacterial skin infection involving the upper dermis that characteristically extends into the superficial cutaneous lymphatics. It is a tender, intensely erythematous, indurated plaque with a sharply demarcated border. Its well-defined margin can help differentiate it from other sk...

  • People Who Died from Scarlet Fever

    Scarlet Fever This project is for those who have DIED from Scarlet Fever. If they Survived Scarlet Fever, please add them to: Scarlet Fever Survivors Also Known as: scarlatina, rossalia, " Scarlet fever (also called scarlatina in older literature) is an infectious disease which most commonly affects children. Symptoms include sore throat, fever and a characteristic red rash. Scarlet fev...

  • Poisonings

    Death by Poison is the result of acute (on one occasion) or chronic (long term) exposure to poisonous substances including biological, human-made, animal venoms etc Please add profiles of people who have died by poisoning to this project. Jump Back to: Cause of Death Portal this project is in HistoryLink  

  • Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered

    Hanged, Drawn, and Quartered This particular form of capital punishment was used in England, from the 13th century to 1817, though it was legally on the books from 1351 to 1870. It was used for men convicted of high treason.(Women were burnt at the stake, and nobles often, but not always, had their sentences commuted to beheading.) The punishment consisted of being drawn by a horse to the...

  • Capital punishment

    No profiles please. Create projects and index them on this page in the methods section. Add profiles to those projects. Please feel free to add "related projects" also. definition From New World Encyclopedia : Capital punishment , or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for the most serious crimes—known as capital crimes. The word "...

  • The Black Death

    The purpose of this project is to pull together profiles of people directly affected by the Black Death. Across Asia and Europe, at least a third of the population died, more in some places, less than others; the population of the Old World fell from an estimated 450 million to 350-375 million people. Add in profiles of people who died during the plague years of the Black Death; they won't al...

  • People who died from Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer is a cancer that arises from the endometrium (the lining of the uterus or womb). It is the result of the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body. The first sign is most often vaginal bleeding not associated with a menstrual period. Other symptoms include pain with urination or sexual intercourse, or pelvic pain. Endometria...

  • People who died from Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer , also known as carcinoma of the prostate, is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. Most prostate cancers are slow growing; however, some grow relatively quickly. The cancer cells may spread from the prostate to other parts of the body, particularly the bones and lymph nodes. It may initially cause no symptoms. In later stages it can...

  • People who died from Bone Cancer

    A bone tumor , (also spelled bone tumour), is a neoplastic growth of tissue in bone. Abnormal growths found in the bone can be either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous). Average five year survival in the United States after being diagnosed with bone and joint cancer is 67%. jump back to Cancer death by natural causes Cause of death portal ...

  • Tropical Cyclone, Hurricane, Typhoon

    Tropical Cyclone, Hurricane, Typhoon This project is for those who have died in or as a result of a Tropical Cyclone, Hurricane or Typhoon Add Geni profiles for anyone who died in a Tropical Cyclone, Hurricane or Typhoon to one of the linked projects below. Links to: Tropical Cyclones Hurricanes Typhoons You might consider making a project for a specific location & date for on...

  • People who died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

    ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. A-myo-trophic comes from the Greek language. "A" means no. "Myo" refers to muscle, and "Trophic" means nourishment – "No muscle nourishment." When a muscle has no nourishment, it "atrophies" or wastes away. "Lateral" identifies the areas in a person...

  • People who died from Bronchitis

    Bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchi (large and medium-sized airways) of the lungs. Symptoms include coughing up mucus, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest discomfort. Bronchitis is divided into two types: acute and chronic. Acute bronchitis is also known as a chest cold. Acute bronchitis usually has a cough that lasts around three weeks. In more than 90% of cases the cause is a vir...

  • Choked to Death

    Choked to Death Choking is the mechanical obstruction of the flow of air from the environment into the lungs. Choking prevents breathing, and can be partial or complete, with partial choking allowing some, although inadequate, flow of air into the lungs. Prolonged or complete choking results in asphyxia which leads to anoxia and is potentially fatal. Oxygen stored in the blood and lungs can k...

  • Tsunami

    Tsunami Add profiles for those who have DIED in or as a result of injuries from in a Tsunami. If the Tsunami is a well-known historic event, please consider making a project for it, and listing it in this umbrella. (ie Dec 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami; include mo/yr of tsunami in title of project) If all you know is "died in a tsnuami," add to this project. Use discussions to ask ques...

  • September 11 Memorial

    Pope Francis Holds Interfaith Prayer at 9/11 Memorial In Rememberance . . . Excerpt from President George W. Bush 's address, September 11, 2001 Good evening. Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts. The victims were in airplanes or in their offices -- secretaries, businessmen and women, milita...

  • HIV/AIDS

    HIV/AIDS This project is for the profiles of all who have DIED with AIDS from an associated infection or health condition. HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. If left untreated, HIV can lead to the disease AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome). Unlike some other viruses, the human body cannot get rid of HIV. That means that once you have HIV...

  • Variegate porphyria

    Variegate porphyria Variegate porphyria, also known by several other names, is an autosomal dominant porphyria[1] that can have acute (severe but usually not long-lasting) symptoms along with symptoms that affect the skin. The disorder results from low levels of the enzyme responsible for the seventh step in heme production. Heme is a vital molecule for all of the body's organs. It is a compone...

  • Beheadings

    Please add Geni profiles of those who died by being beheaded , regardless of "reason" for the decapitation. It might help to make sub sections to index profiles, as we've done for England. Translations more than welcome. Note: The "English Beheadings" project has been consolidated into this one. Execution by beheading (decapitation) Historical background From Capital Punishment Behe...

  • People who died from Thymus Cancer

    The thymus is a small organ in your upper chest, under your breastbone. Before birth and during childhood, the thymus helps the body make a type of white blood cell. These cells help protect you from infections. Cancer of the thymus is rare. You are more likely to get it if you have other diseases such as myasthenia gravis, lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. Sometimes there are no symptoms. Other...

  • Unnatural death causes

    Unnatural death is a category used by coroners or Medical Examiners and vital statistics specialists for classifying all human deaths not properly describable as death by natural causes. Hence it would include events such as: accident attacked by an animal execution homicide medical error misadventure State-sponsored mass murder suicide war resources Pathology: NAT...

  • State-sponsored mass murder

    This is an "umbrella" project. Please do not add profiles; please do start related projects, and index them below. Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. --Lord Acton Power kills; absolute power kills absolutely.-- powerkills website Mass murder by a state From Wikipedia Mass murder may also be defined as the intentional and indiscriminate murder of a large nu...

  • People who died from Coronary Trombosis

    Glossary of Terms Thrombosis / Coronary Thrombosis The occlusion or blockage of blood flow within a vessel caused by blood that has clotted within the vessel. Coronary thrombosis is a term used to describe the blockage of a coronary artery secondary to blood clotting within the artery. Thrombosis of coronary arteries occurs when the opening, or lumen, of the artery becomes so small that t...

  • Killed in a duel

    A duel is an arranged engagement in combat between two individuals, with matched weapons in accordance with agreed-upon rules. notes From Wikipedia In Western society, the formal concept of a duel developed out of the mediaeval judicial duel and older pre-Christian practices such as the Viking Age holmgang. During the early Renaissance, dueling established the status of a respectable ge...

  • People who died from Otitis Media

    Otitis Media Ear infections can be miserable. Middle ear infections, also known as otitis media, can affect anyone young or old. It is more common in children because of smaller Eustachian tubes that drain the ears into the back of the throat, but otitis media in adults can also happen for many different reasons. A middle ear infection can be caused by drainage from a cold, sinus infection, or ...

  • High Fever

    This project is for people who died of a high fever, not otherwise specified. jump back to Cause of death portal this project is in HistoryLink  

  • Killed by machinery

    Killed by machinery Please add Geni profiles of those killed accidentally by contact with a machine. From The 25 most common causes of death 20: Contact with machinery. Odds of dying: 1 in 5,189 People with arachnophobia should know that they are almost 200 times more likely to die from contact with machinery than contact with venomous spiders, where the odds are almost 1 in a milli...

  • Tornadoes

    Tornadoes Add profiles for those who have DIED in or as a result of injuries from a Tornado. If the tornado is a well-known historic event, please consider making a project for it, and listing it in this umbrella. If all you know is "died in a tornado," add to this project. Use discussions to ask questions, make comments, etc. Also Known as : twisters or cyclones A tornado is...

  • Asthma

    This project is for people who died from Asthma. Asthma From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Asthma (disambiguation). Wiki Project Med Foundation logo.svg We have an offline version of our medical content. Download the Android app and access all this content when you have no access to the Internet. Android 96px.png Asthma Two white plastic tubes with movable dials on the f...

  • People who died from Rectum Cancer

    What is anal cancer?Anal Cancer is a rare disease, affecting around 1200 people a year in the UK (Cancer Research UK). It is slightly more common in women than in men, with a male:female ratio of cases of 10:18. The outlook for anal cancer is often better than for other types of bowel cancer, especially when caught in the earlier stages.The anus (back passage) is the 4cm long end portion of the...

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