But there is another condition that is 100% fatal that also has no known cure (yet). Aging.
For the community of scientists who view aging as a disease, a lot of the focus is on the pieces and parts that make us who we are.
To date, there has not been a discovery singular item that explicitly causes or delays aging. The thing is, it seems to be a bit of a game of whack a mole.
- Scientist will find something that looks a cause of aging.
- Then they try to interrupt that thing and see what happens.
- Maybe they stop the phenomena successfully, but aging still continues. Or aging may slow in some cases but not others.
- Go back to 1.