Top 10 Diseases with No Known Cure

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Modern medicine had seen dramatic advancement at controlling various diseases affecting man. Nonetheless, there still remains an assortment of diseases that has no cure. Let us take a look at the list of top 10 incurable diseases that afflict many people every year.

 

1. Common Cold

common-coldThe common is a viral infection that is defined as an acute type of ailment that initially affects the upper respiratory tract. In the more advanced cases, the infection reaches the lower portion and can cause secondary infections that affect the middle ears and the eyes.

 

2. Cancer

cancer-cellThis incurable disease has more than 100 distinct forms which is generally defined by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal and invasive cells in the body.

 

3. Asthma

asthmaAsthma is a chronic disease affecting the lungs. It generally leads to the inflammation of airways and causes shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing.

 

4. AIDS/HIV

aids-hivAIDS is a contagious disease that affects the immune system. HIV is the pathogen that causes AIDS. An individual that is afflicted by AIDS are prone to a wide variety of malignancies and infections.

 

5. Diabetes Type 2

diabetes-type-2This incurable disease impairs the metabolism of carbohydrates resulting to the inability of the body to produce insulin and maintain the normal level of blood sugar.

 

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3 Responses

  1. rainbow

    In case the list-maker was not aware, diabetes Type 1 is also not curable.

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  2. Nes

    It should be said that both the common cold and the flu might be, at least to a certain degree, treated using antiviral agents as Amantidine/Rimantidine/Osletamivir and so on. Its just not really used due to the side-effects and the costs.

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