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Vitiligo, psoriasis studies top dermatology reads for week
Healio
Study findings that patients with facial vitiligo experienced significant repigmentation after treatment with topical ruxolitinib 1.5% cream was among the top read articles of the past week on Healio.com/Dermatology. Other widely-read articles included ...


Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Melanoma Thwarted by Resident Memory T Cells
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Using mouse models of melanoma and vitiligo, the research team found that resident memory T cells permanently reside in vitiligo-affected skin, where they kill melanoma cells. Although resident memory T cells were previously known to prevent skin viral ...
Dartmouth Researchers Find Tumor-Killing T-Cells In The Skin To Fight Melanoma [Video]University Herald

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Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Resident Memory T Cells Play Key Role in Preventing Melanoma
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Using mouse models of melanoma and vitiligo, the research team found that resident memory T cells permanently reside in vitiligo-affected skin, where they kill melanoma cells. Although resident memory T cells were previously known to prevent skin viral ...

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EurekAlert (press release)

Immunity against melanoma is only skin deep
EurekAlert (press release)
The work began with the question of why patients with melanoma who develop the autoimmune disease called vitiligo, have such a good prognosis. Vitiligo is an autoimmune skin condition against normal healthy melanocytes, which causes the loss of skin ...

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Long-duration phototherapy for vitiligo enhances treatment response
Healio
Long-duration phototherapy should be encouraged to enhance vitiligo treatment response, with the most effective response expected on the face and neck, according to a recent review and meta-analysis published in JAMA Dermatology.


Topical ruxolitinib provides repigmentation in patients with facial vitiligo
Healio
The researchers conducted a 20-week open-label, proof-of-concept study at Tufts Medical Center Department of Dermatology, Boston, Massachusetts, of 11 patients (54.5% men; mean age, 52 years) with a minimum of 1% affected body surface area of vitiligo ...


Metro

Woman with vitiligo launches make up brand after hiding condition ...
Metro
If you haven't heard of it before, vitiligo is a condition where pale or white patches develop on the skin. While it doesn't cause physical discomfort in itself, ...
Hitchin mum makes make-up for women with vitiligo | Daily Mail OnlineDaily Mail
Woman was so ashamed of 'patchy' skin she slept in full make-up so ...Mirror.co.uk

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OPB News

Eugene Girl Bonds With Dog Over Shared Rare Skin Condition
OPB News
Ten-year-old Emma Watson is speaking out about her rare skin disease, vitiligo, to encourage self-confidence and body positivity for everyone. And Rowdy, a 14-year-old black Labrador retriever, is helping her spread the message. Rowdy is a social media ...

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Daily Mail

Hitchin mum makes make-up for women with vitiligo
Daily Mail
A mother with vitiligo who spent years covering the white patches on her face has launched a range of make-up for women with similar skin conditions. Keira Walcott, 20, from Hitchin, Hertfordshire, perfected her own blend of foundation at home as a ...
Woman was so ashamed of 'patchy' skin she slept in full make-up so boyfriend wouldn't know horrible truthMirror.co.uk

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Vitiligo study tops week's dermatology reads
Healio
Autoimmune thyroid diseases and thyroid cancer were significantly associated with vitiligo, according to research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Researchers used the Korean National Health Insurance claims data to ...

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