As the humans are involved in more researches and technology has advanced, our lives have become easy. Humans have been able to find the cure of many diseases which were considered to be incurable and lethal to us. But, there are still many diseases which have no cures yet. Take a look below for our list of 10 diseases that have no cure.
Acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome which is a result of the infection caused due to HIV virus. It is a disease of the immune system which weakens the human immune system. During the early onset of the disease a person may feel symptoms of influenza. As the virus spreads inside the body it targets the immune system and hence a person becomes more prone to infections and other diseases. It is mainly transmitted from one person to another person through sexual intercourse, infected needles, from a mother to his child during birth or during breastfeeding and also through blood transfusions.
When malignant cells or abnormal cells grow uncontrollably in any part of the body it is referred to as cancer. Due to this reason the normal cells in the body starts dying. There are many kinds of cancer like lung, skin, colon, blood, bones, breast and nerve tissue cancer. Though there are treatments available for cures which can surely make a cancer patient live longer but there is no proper cure to this disease.
It is a mental disorder and the person suffering from this diseased finds it hard to distinguish what is real and what is fantasy. There is no medical test to confirm the disease and hence doctors find it one of the most mysterious mental disorders. The major symptoms are hallucinations, inability to coordinate with the speech and the thought, delusions and inability to recognize the people.
It is a lung disease that is chronic and it results in swollen and sensitive airways. The severity of the disease may vary from one person to another but it generally causes tightening of the chest, coughing, wheezing and problem in breathing. The airways becomes very sensitive to foreign objects like smoke, pollution and pollens and they also become sensitive to weather conditions. It is more frequently found in people below the age of 10.
A very common disease which is not very lethal but it is incurable. A disease which is characterised by a prolonged high level of sugar in human system caused due to the carbohydrate metabolism which affects the role of insulin in human body. Symptoms of this disease are frequent urge to urinate, increased in thirst as well as hunger. The consequences of this disease can be lethal like heart or kidney failure, eye damage and heart strokes.
6. Jakob Disease
Creutzfeldt- Jakob disease is a very fatal and incurable neurological disorder. This disease mainly affects our central nervous system and it is mainly found in adults in the age between 40 to 70 years. It is caused by prions which are mis-folded proteins.n they replicate inside the host body by converting themselves into their properly folded prions counterpart. Due to this disease the brain looks like a sponge like structure as the brain tissues in the host develops holes and causes neurodegeneration.
7. Lupus Erythematosus
It is a kind of autoimmune disease. In this disease the immune system becomes more active and instead of attacking only disease causing organisms it starts attacking the healthy body tissues. The symptoms of this disease are varying from one person to another and it may affect the kidney, brain, joints and many other organs in human body.
8. Ebola Virus
A disease responsible for viral hemorrhagic fever in humans as well as non human primates is the Ebola virus disease also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever. This disease is caused due to ebola virus. You will not feel the effect of this virus until three weeks of contact with the virus. The major initial symptoms of this disease are headache, fever, pain in throat. It was first discovered in the year 1976 which was initially found in chimpanzees, then in gorilla and now it can even occur in humans.
Influenza called as the flu is a disease caused by RNA virus and is an infectious disease caused in mammals and even in birds. The major symptoms of this disease are sore throat, runny nose, chills, headache, muscle pain and coughing. You may think that these diseases are same as common cold but Influenza is a more severe condition. This infectious virus causes vomiting as well as nausea in small children. This disease gets transmitted through coughs and sneezes which carry the virus in the air.
Poliomyelitis which we know by the name of polio or even infantile paralysis is a viral disease that can’t be cured. It can be speeded from one person to another very easily especially through fecal- oral route. Polio is an inflammation of the spinal cord grey matter. If the infection gets worsen it can even spread to the brainstem. It is caused due to the infection by the poliovirus. The major symptom of this disease is acute flaccid paralysis in the limbs.