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  1. #1 One medicine for all diseases 
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    Hi there,

    Can we have just one medicine for curing all diseases ?

    Thanks.. :-D


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    Take a shot of Hydrogen cyanide, cures all - including life..


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    Ha! Your understanding of medicine is so profound, I am in awe
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    Quote Originally Posted by weknowtheword
    Hi there,

    Can we have just one medicine for curing all diseases ?

    Thanks.. :-D
    This question is either a joke, or let me think that you have a deep knowledge of what is medecine
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    Quote Originally Posted by weknowtheword
    Hi there,

    Can we have just one medicine for curing all diseases ?

    Thanks.. :-D
    This medicine you speak if is called LIFE. We have survived for billions of years (we = all life) and not a single disease has ever stopped us. I suspect it never will.

    I am assuming that you are speaking of individuals though. In which case I believe the only way to create a "medicine" to cure all disease would be a mixture of two things. One: taking life more seriously and actually work hard to live healthy (as oppposed to making a living). Second: Some sort of DNA updater so that new viruses and unpreventable cancers can be made obsolete with a simple update of the DNA. That sounds kinda creepy to me though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Searcher
    I heard that for example even MS could be reversed or cured by a change of diet and reducing stress. Can science explain that in the physical aspect?
    I have heard this too but, sadly, I don't remember what was needed. Each individual is different. Therefor each must be treated differently. I'm sure it depends on the life style that person is living among other things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaBOB
    I have heard this too but, sadly, I don't remember what was needed. Each individual is different. Therefor each must be treated differently. I'm sure it depends on the life style that person is living among other things.
    I don't need the answer but thought it was interesting, thanks DaBOB.
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    Quote Originally Posted by weknowtheword
    Hi there,

    Can we have just one medicine for curing all diseases ?

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    YES, there is an universal drug, called PREVENTION (Except of that inborn errors )
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    Quote Originally Posted by weknowtheword
    Hi there,

    Can we have just one medicine for curing all diseases ?

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    In the current conditions of science and technology, I think it is not possible for medicine to all disease.

    As we knows, every type of medicine have side effects on our body. So, if a pill could cure all desease, the side effects must be significant.
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    One medicine???
    The answer is NO!!!!!

    However, this principle is a sure fire method of detecting quacks. Anyone who offers a single treatment for a wide range of disparate diseases is a quack and their medicine is a swindle.
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    As per my knowledge there is no such medicine which will cure all your disease except the medicine of death.

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    How about genetically engineering an organism who cures all human diseases?
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    Is "one medicine" even a coherent statement? I mean (assuming in the future no medicine has adverse effects mixed with other medicines) you could mix all kinds of medicine together (anti-biotics, steroids, etc.) into one. It might work, but it's hard to say whether it is a single medication or many. Also it would be farely bad for you.

    Also a medicine that acts as an antibiotic and as an immunosuppresent...uh...well maybe if it switched based on the disease...
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    There is absolutely no way that there could ever be a natural medicine that could cure every disease. We are in the beginning of the age of nanotechnology (Or at least we are very close to it) so I would expect within the next 50 to 100 years someone is going to invent some sort of microscopic nanobot type thing that will do very much what you are asking.
    "The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt" - Bertrand Russell
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