Mechanical difficulties may be the cause of many syndromes, especially in conditions which are late-onset. Once an individual has passed the time of life when reproduction most often occurs, they no longer have Darwin on their side. A human can have many children, but things start to wear out eventually, and there is a peak which we all slide down the other side of. Some of us are fortunate to have been born in the middle of a population peak as well. We have more help with these problems than we otherwise would, from contemporaries and their children. In a sense we are still lucky. I don't know which helps more, the demographic bulge or the steady increase in population. Too bad some don't live to see things like this.
"Try - Just A Little Bit Harder" - Janis Joplin
CCSVI procedure Albany Aug 2010
'MS' is over - if you want it
Patients sans/without patience