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Is there any cure for genetic disease called leukodystrophy?

Is there any cure for genetic disease called leukodystrophy?

Leukodystrophy Rx: Treatment there is no cure for mld. Care focuses on treating the symptoms and preserving the patient's quality of life with physical and occupational therapy. Research is studying techniques to replace the missing enzyme (arylsulfatase a). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002185/. ...Read more

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Neurofibromatosis (Definition)

A condition that causes tumors to form in the brain, ...Read more


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Is there a cure fabry disease?

Is there a cure fabry disease?

Not yet: Hang in there, recent research suggests some amazing breakthroughs are on the way. Google the disease and contact the major research centers. ...Read more

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Could cancer treatments cure cancer?

Could cancer treatments cure cancer?

Heck yea!: Otherwise i'd be out of a job... Many cancers are curable if detected early (thus the importance of screening). Others, like testicular cancer or lymphoma can be cured even in advanced stages. Of course, it is best to reduce the risk of ever getting it by living a healthy lifestyle. Look at the american cancer society and see their statistics of survival, you will be surprised. ...Read more

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Is there a hodgkin disease permanent cure?

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Is there a hodgkin disease permanent cure?

Hodgkin's lymphoma: Depending on the stage and biology of lymphoma- chemotherapy plus radiation therapy can cure and do cure hodgkin's lymphoma. Discuss with your oncologist in detail regarding your prognosis. ...Read more

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How does gene therapy cure diabetes?

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How does gene therapy cure diabetes?

Possibly: I think the data is promising but not absolute. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for von hippel lindau disease?

Ayurvedic treatment for von hippel lindau disease?

Questionable: Others might disagree, and certainly ayurvedic treatment can be used along with other things if it makes you feel better, but I would concentrate on traditional treatments and diagnoses for this very serious syndrome ...Read more

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How is retinoblastoma cured?

How is retinoblastoma cured?

Aggressive: Depends on size and location, small tumors are treated with laser surgery.Radiation for larger tumors. Chemotherapy if tumor has spread beyond the eye. The eye may need to be removed if the tumor does not respond to other treatments. If cancer has not spread beyond the eye, almost all patients can be cured. ...Read more

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Can prayanam cure cancer?

Can prayanam cure cancer?

You mean pranayama?: Pranayama is a yoga routine. It may enhance well-being and enhance personal strength but I am not aware of any proof that it cures cancer. ...Read more

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Any cure for carcinoid syndrome?

Any cure for carcinoid syndrome?

Yes, sometimes: Carcinoid syndrome is a symptom of a carcinoid tumor. If found early, carcinoid tumors can be removed surgically, and sometimes cured by surgery. If it cannot be cured, other treatments are given, both to slow the growth and to control the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for neurofibromatosis?

Is there a cure for neurofibromatosis?

No: There is no cure for neurofibromatosis and goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms. Painful cutaneous and subcutaneous tumors and those that occur on visible areas of the body may be removed surgically. Surgery also may be performed to remove schwannomas and nerve tissue tumors (neurofibromas) that cause pain, sensory loss, and loss of function. ...Read more

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Is neurofibroma sarcoma genetic?

Is neurofibroma sarcoma genetic?

Yes: Neurofibromatosis type 1 and type 2 are both hereditary diseases. Malignant tumors like sarcomas are a rare complication of neurofibromatosis. The technical name given to these are "malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors, " and these are a type of sarcoma. Here's a link to a free full text article on the subject: http://theoncologist.Alphamedpress.Org/content/5/6/477.Full. ...Read more

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Can serpentina cure diabetes?

Can serpentina cure diabetes?

No: Known as "Indian Snakeroot", its plant extract is thought by some to have medicinal effects for high BP, schizophrenia, and other illnesses. There is no scientifically credible evidence that shows its curative effect on diabetes. ...Read more

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Is there cure for myotonia congenita?

Is there cure for myotonia congenita?

No- but new types: Myotonia congenita used to be divided into either thomson or becker's disease. It now appears that there are over 80 mutations in the chloride channel gene or a sodium channel gene that contribute to a diagnosis of typical or atypical myotonia congenita. Identifying the particular gene mutation will lead to better personalized treatment options. ...Read more

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Is leukoderma curable?

Is leukoderma curable?

Leukoderma/vitiligo: Each patient responds differently to therapy, and a particular treatment may not work for everyone. Current treatment options for vitiligo include medication, surgery, and adjunctive therapies (used along with surgical or medical treatments). ...Read more

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Any cure for asperger's syndrome?

Any cure for asperger's syndrome?

Unfortunately no.: Like most illnesses, asperger's syndrome is a life long illness that we can manage, liike high blood pressure or diabetes, but cannot cure. ...Read more

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Hereditary spherocytosis treatment?

Hereditary spherocytosis treatment?

Supportive care: There is no cure for hereditary spherocytosis (hs) and treatment is supportive. Blood transfusions are sometimes required. Folic acid supplementation can be helpful. Hs patients frequently develop gallstones and the gallbladder sometimes needs to be removed. Lastly, the removal of the spleen can be quite helpful for certain patients, but the risks and benefits of doing this need to be discussed. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for lou gehrig's disease

Is there a cure for lou gehrig's disease

No: Lou gehrig's disease or ALS is unfortunately not curable at this time. There is a drug, riluzole, that may slow the progression of the disease. More information can be found at: http://www.Alsa.Org/. ...Read more

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