- The two most potent drugs - one that currently treats athlete's foot, and the other, eczema - were capable of stimulating the regeneration of damaged brain cells and reversing paralysis when administered systemically to animal models of multiple sclerosis.
- The findings mark the most promising developments to date in efforts to help the millions of people around the world who suffer from multiple sclerosis.
- Scientists still must find ways to transform the topical medications for internal use and determine their long-term efficacy and potential side effects. That said, using existing, federally approved drugs enhances the likelihood that the compounds can be made safe for human use.
Drugs stimulate body's own stem cells to replace brain cells lost in multiple sclerosis
4. 21. 15 by Nate Brown