Top 10 Incurable Diseases

Medicine marches on, leaving behind some ailments that defy understanding
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Sep 14, 2007 10:21 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Doctors have successfully performed a face transplant, but the cure for the common cold still eludes them. LiveScience ponders the diseases that got away.

  1. AIDS
  2. Alzheimer's disease
  3. The common cold

  1. Avian flu
  2. Pica
  3. Autoimmune disorders
  4. Schizophrenia
  5. Mad cow disease
  6. Chronic fatigue syndrome
  7. Morgellons disease, which features creepy-crawly skin and odd fibrous strands that protrude from open wounds