There are already stem cells that are capable of repairing the damage done by multiple sclerosis, but getting them to do so has proven very difficult. Now, however, scientists may have found the answer – and it involves medications that were designed to treat athlete's foot and eczema.
‘Malignant melanomas take the lives of more than 8,000 Americans a year, or about 13.5 percent of the people diagnosed with the disease, the Skin Cancer Foundation reports. Other forms of skin cancer are rarely fatal, although squamous-cell carcinoma can metastasize and result in death. But the situation isn’t bleak. If detected early, 99 percent of all skin cancers are curable.’