Do they ever find cures for Diseases anymore?
Topic: Dementia research news
July 23, 2019 / By Beau Question:
Do you think they will ever find a cure for Alzheimer's disease,Dementia,Cancer,Asthma,AIDS,ALS, Parkinson's disease,or any other Disease?
It seems to me all they do is pass out pills and do not try to find cures.
Best Answers: Do they ever find cures for Diseases anymore?
Zipporah | 5 days ago
I think the time will come when we will be able to find cures for many of the diseases or conditions you mention. I also think that it will be a very long time for some of these conditions because although a condition my be lumped under one name, there may be more than one type and more than one cure necessary.
Before a cure can be found for AD, PD, dementia, AID, ALS, many cancers, and other diseases such as the muscular dystrophies, MSA, MS and many others, there needs to be definitive research to discover the cause(s) of each condition.
Fortunately, asthma is a condition which many outgrow. But no one outgrows the others.
Millions upon millions of research dollars are spent every year by NIH, private charities, institutions to find specific causes. Once these areas are understood, it is easier to find cures to the conditions. At that point, big pharma jumps into the pool with the others, as long as they can find the next millions for the research into medications and treatments which will constitute cures.
Please don't confuse doctors with the researchers. While many researchers are MDs or PhDs, that does not mean they are all working in the labs as well as the exam room.
This is not a them vs us situation. Doctors and researchers have families too and they are motivated to work for cures. Some may even have family members with some of the above conditions. The intellectual property (IP) behind a cure could be very valuable as well.
Parkinson's disease for example is proving to be far more complicated, with more variables that the person on the street may realize.
You might find this news report on HIV/AIDS interesting. It should give you an idea of the length of time involved from discovery to R & D to the actual market. Because after there is a medication in development there can be several years of mandatory testing for governmental approvals.
Take a look at this link to clinical trials - just pick a condition:
I think that one of the problems it that the "THEY" who pass out pills may also need to explain to patients that there is more to treatment than just swallowing a pill. And patients need to stop thinking of their docs as gods. Patients need to be proactive in their treatments. These days many people are doing just that.
But if you have a family member or friend who has one of the many conditions, it is frustrating because you want them to get better. You want them back. It is painful, frustrating and heartbreaking to watch the changes due to a disease.
I think that when there is a real Parkinson's disease breakthrough, for example, that there may by spspin-offures which will be developed for a few other neurodegenerative diseases.
My husband has had PD for several years. He feels that cures will be too late for him but nonetheless, I hear the hope in his voice every time he reads about a new discovery.
And don't worry about anyone being put out of work because of cures, there are many orphan diseases out there which will need attention. And plenty of other conditions spinal cord injuries to mention just one, that could still need research.
Just to demonstrate that there is significant research underway, here's a link just one site, the Michael J Fox Foundation:
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