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Does every disease have a cure ?
« on: 12/09/2010 13:35:24 »
have we the right to say that there is no cure for this or that disease

what do you think ?
« Last Edit: 19/09/2010 22:59:38 by chris »


 

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Re: Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #1 on: 12/09/2010 19:44:54 »
Well, shortly, diseses have specific 'treatments' that end up in a cure...in a certain percentange of cases...
 

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Re: Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #2 on: 13/09/2010 07:18:49 »
We can say there is no known cure for some disease.
 

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Re: Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #3 on: 13/09/2010 13:11:52 »
Hmm... now there's an interesting thought: the entropy of disease.

If a disease could be said to lose information, in an entropic sense, does a cure restore that lost information/entropy?
 

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Re: Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #4 on: 13/09/2010 19:50:32 »
I generally find that the point where people start applying entropy to information is just about where thermodynamics looses any usefulness.
 

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Re: Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #5 on: 14/09/2010 18:50:26 »
Lol - actually, I agree with you.
 

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Re: Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #6 on: 15/09/2010 16:57:50 »
Thermodynamics is useful?


I assumed it was an instrument of torture used to confuse undergrads when randomly thrown into an exam questions.
 

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Re: Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #7 on: 18/09/2010 05:00:58 »
 Diseases? For the last 70 some years mankind has been taken off on a side road to understanding diseases and the eduction by the masses on how to, not only to effectively eliminate them, but how to incorporate safeguards in our living environments to prevent the deaths of thousands of people annually who fall prey to them.
 Governments funds millions of dollars towards the research of cancer and other diseases, but it is my opinion that if governments offered just 1 million dollars to any group or individual who came forward with actual "cures" to these diseases, that diseases would soon become Minor~Treatments.
 Pathogens, viruses, etc, can quickly be killed within a variety of water supply treatments, such as sodium chlorite, electro generated ozone, chorine etc. so why can there not be a measurement or means to eliminate them within the bloodstreams? 
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Re: Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #8 on: 18/09/2010 06:10:20 »
Right! It's all a big conspiracy.

But perhaps you could substantiate any of your theories with just a tad of actual evidence?
 

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Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #9 on: 26/09/2010 20:39:25 »
what can you say about this ?

"every disease has a cure even known or anknon"
 

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Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #10 on: 27/09/2010 12:28:58 »
Myriam - I guess you are asking "does every disease have a cure, even if some are unknown at the present". 

Not all things are reversible - perhaps as an example I can see no way that once structure has been lost in the brain that it could never be cured. Even with transplantation and future "regrowing technologies" that might one day be able to reverse the damage done by disease; loss of memory, self, and the unconscious personality will always be impossible to replace.
 

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Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #11 on: 28/09/2010 00:29:37 »
All diseases have a cure...it's just that in a lot of cases the cure requires the demise of the patient !
 

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« Reply #12 on: 28/09/2010 08:03:24 »
Myriam - I guess you are asking "does every disease have a cure, even if some are unknown at the present". 

Not all things are reversible - perhaps as an example I can see no way that once structure has been lost in the brain that it could never be cured. Even with transplantation and future "regrowing technologies" that might one day be able to reverse the damage done by disease; loss of memory, self, and the unconscious personality will always be impossible to replace.

Maybe someday I can have a redundant me with a remote tape backup of my daily events, and another to monitor my dreams. When I lose my mind, all they need to do is jack-up my markerplates and slide the new me between. Send the old me to the Virgin Islands to be recycled and used as the new referbished  backup.
« Last Edit: 28/09/2010 08:06:52 by tommya300 »
 

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Does every disease have a cure ?
« Reply #13 on: 03/10/2010 19:17:47 »
if we see the rhythm of evolution made by the mankind, we can admit  something really important, it is
"  the impossible of yesterday is the possible of today and the impossible of today is the possible of tomorrow".
I mean even if we know many things now about the biology of living bodies, many other things are still unknown.

 Maybe we can't know every thing. But the idea to think that something does exist even we are not able to see it yet is as I believe a key of more knowledge.

sometimes we have to keep our minds open enough in order to see the unseen.
 

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