When Will There be a Cure

When Will There Ever Be a Cure for Multiple Sclerosis?

When Montel Williams was first diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1999, he raged against the disease on Larry King Live. And for good reason – MS sucks. MS is a debilitating disease of the nervous system that causes a broad range of physical, mental, and even psychiatric symptoms. The major visible signs of MS […]

When Will There Be a Cure for Diabetes?

Diabetes doesn’t cause nearly as much of a stir in the media compared to HIV or cancer, but a few well-known names are associated with the disease – Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, and Paula Deen. And who doesn’t love that Food Network maven and American celebrity chef? Scandals aside, diabetes comes in two versions – Type […]

When Will There Ever Be a Cure for Baldness?

Jeff Bezos. John McCain. Patrick Stewart. Despite all their wealth and power, these men and many others suffer from a pandemic, one so insidious and diabolical that it strikes men (and women) of every age, position, and class. That’s right – baldness, a word that brings a tinge of fear to all people of all […]

When Will There Ever Be a Cure for HIV?

We’ve all read about AIDS and HIV, from the ongoing AIDS epidemic happening right here in the good ol’ U.S. of A, to the many countries of Africa (remember MBAs, Africa isn’t a country). Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) shrouded in stigma, terror and prejudice. That’s because, unlike many other […]

6 Startups Searching for a Cure for Alzheimer’s

Memory loss. Fatigue. Confusion. Behavior change. Alzheimer’s disease, or simply Alzheimer’s, is an incurable, crippling condition that starts with these tell-tale symptoms and ends in death three to eight years after diagnosis when your brain has turned into cauliflower. The disease is the most common form of dementia, making up 60 percent to 70 percent […]

When Will a Herpes Vaccine be Available?

Herpes, the gift that keeps on giving. It’s an ugly word because of the stigma associated with it, and that’s because the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) likes to wreak havoc with a small handful of its victims. It is categorized into type 1 (HSV-1) causing oral herpes (or cold sores) which is transmitted by skin-to-skin contact, […]