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Are we close to curing everything ?

Dr. Douglas Melton looks at whether we are on the brink of a whole new era in medicine.


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Comment icon #1 Posted by Taun on 12 July, 2013, 14:47
Curing everything?... No.... Stupidity will continue on for as long as there are humans... But diseases? Perhaps... it does seem as though every time we get a viable cure or treatment for a disease, either the disease mutates - or another one crops up - worse than the first....
Comment icon #2 Posted by Bildr on 14 July, 2013, 0:59
And stopping "Big Pharma" from doing so much profits? I Think not!
Comment icon #3 Posted by Likely Guy on 14 July, 2013, 4:20
Sorry Saru. Download a 42 minute video? Can't. But as for the question, 'are we close to curing everything'? I think not. By our unnatural progression, in our 'blind' good will, we still create more harm than charm on this planet, and that will haunt us for generations. It seems that everytime that we solve one problem we create 3 more. Every former human civilization, by example has failed. We stumble and fall, yet still, get up to try and stumble to the 'finish line'. We're the only ones (species), that by our very design, seem built to bring ourselves to an end. We're so daft that while we ... [More]
Comment icon #4 Posted by Lava_Lady on 14 July, 2013, 9:20
Lots of money to be had in the medical field... why cure anything when preion drugs to cover up symptoms are so very profitable. Example: a certain brand of insulin (at the prescribed dosage) will cost $868.00 a month without medical insurance. A MONTH. We can safely assume that this person will be on the fast track to being homeless with good blood sugar (for A MONTH) or more likely on an even faster track to going into a coma from diabetic complications. Nice.

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