Progeria – Progeria has no cure and a very small amount of treatments.
However, there is a medicine in the making that is undergoing testing and trials that may lead to a cure.
The disorder usually leads to death at a young age.
Polio – While there is a vaccine to prevent polio, there is no cure for it.
How many diseases do not have cures?
“You know, there’s 10,000 diseases, and we only have 500 cures.”
What diseases have been cured?
- Poliomyelitis (polio)
- Lymphatic filariasis.
What are some unknown diseases?
- (CNN) — Mad cow disease, SARS and now swine flu: Some diseases grab the headlines.
- Water allergy.
- Foreign accent syndrome.
- Laughing Death.
- Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP)
- Alice in Wonderland syndrome.
Does every disease have a cure?
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.