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New York Post

Vitiligo as artwork
New York Post
A bullied student with vitiligo is learning to love her skin. Ashley Soto, 21, from Orlando, Florida, has found turning her white patches of skin into art has empowered her. She was diagnosed with the condition, which affects 1 percent of the world's ...
Student who was bullied for her vitiligo reveals how she has learnt to love her skin by painting the white patches ...Daily Mail

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The Sun

A man with vitiligo who was called 'zebra' by bullies has defied their cruel comments by becoming a model
The Sun
Curtis, 22, said: “I was the only person in my family to have vitiligo and took it pretty hard at school, I was bullied a lot by people for my skin. “They would call me burnt lips, Michael Jackson, zebra, giraffe and people thought I was contagious – I ...

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The Sun

A man with vitiligo who was called 'zebra' by bullies has defied their cruel comments by becoming a model
The Sun
Curtis, 22, said: “I was the only person in my family to have vitiligo and took it pretty hard at school, I was bullied a lot by people for my skin. “They would call me burnt lips, Michael Jackson, zebra, giraffe and people thought I was contagious – I ...


Medscape

JAK Inhibitors Show Promise for Alopecia, Eczema, Vitiligo
Medscape
ORLANDO — Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors are emerging as a potential treatment option for alopecia areata, eczema, and vitiligo. These drugs "are going to change how we think about what we do," said Brett King, MD, PhD, from Yale University in New ...


NCL, startup sign ink pact for vitiligo drug development
Times of India
An NCL statement said Ahammune Biosciences was an innovation-led drug discovery startup company with the vision to find a new drug for the debilitating skin disorder, vitiligo. "It is the most common depigmenting disease with over 80 million people ...


Epidermal graft harvesting effective alternative treatment for vitiligo
Healio
ORLANDO, Fla. — An epidermal graft harvesting system was an effective alternative to split-thickness skin grafting in treating patients with vitiligo, according to research presented at a late-breaking research forum of the American Academy of ...


Science Times

Alopecia, Dermatits, Vitiligo: New Treatment Option For Hair & Skin Conditions
Science Times
Dermatologists have discovered a class of drugs that could help in the treatment of alopecia, dermatitis, and vitiligo. This is a new study in dermatology that could be a great help for people who suffers from the said conditions. Physical appearance ...


Milwaukee Community Journal

Vitiligo Awareness Month Coming Up – Love Yourself
Milwaukee Community Journal
Vitiligo was made popular by King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Now with Chantelle Young, also known as Winnie Harlow who broke the glass ceiling in the fashion industry vitiligo is now becoming popular in the fashion industry. Vitiligo can look like a ...


JAK inhibitors show promise for atopic dermatitis, alopecia areata, vitiligo
Healio
ORLANDO, Fla. — Janus kinase inhibitors may be promising treatment for atopic dermatitis, alopecia areata, and vitiligo, according to research being presented at the American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting.

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New treatment option shows promise for skin and hair conditions
Science Daily
Alopecia areata, atopic dermatitis and vitiligo are highly visible dermatologic conditions that can have a negative effect on patients' quality of life and overall health. An emerging treatment option, however, could provide effective therapy for ...

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