Some of the common medical conditions of people requiring care at the end of life include:
- dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
- advanced lung, heart, kidney and liver disease.
- stroke and other neurological diseases, including motor neurone disease and multiple sclerosis.
- Huntington’s disease.
- muscular dystrophy.
What disease are not curable?
Here are 10 diseases medical professionals still have not found a cure for.
- Alzheimer’s disease. Older couple drinking coffee together | iStock.com.
- Diabetes. Man with diabetes checks his blood sugar | iStock.com.
- Parkinson’s disease.
- Multiple sclerosis.
What are all the incurable diseases?
Other Incurable DiseasesConditions like diabetes, asthma and a variety of mental illnesses, including Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, cannot be “cured,” but they can be managed.
How many diseases are there without cures?
“You know, there’s 10,000 diseases, and we only have 500 cures.”
Can all diseases be cured?
The term “cure” means that, after medical treatment, the patient no longer has that particular condition anymore. Some diseases can be cured. Others, like hepatitis B, have no cure. Medical professionals use medicine, therapy, surgery, and other treatments to help lessen the symptoms and effects of a disease.