Cases of sheer bad luck

It’s tempting to blame illness on poor lifestyle choices, and these, in addition to a genetic lottery, often set the scene for unfortunate health scenarios. Even genetic liability factors can, of course, be modified by lifestyle changes, and this gives doctors a sense of control in dealing with disease.

But we’ve all witnessed numerous cases of sheer “bad luck”, and in the end, some of the most conscientious patients come down with a litany of complaints that are baffling and