Archive for November, 2005

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

IPL is Excellent for Rosacea

Written by on November 30, 2005 in IPL with 71 Comments

The first large scale, long term look at IPL that I’ve seen. The news is good, IPL is gaining more and more professional weight as a mainstream rosacea treatment. Also see the end of this article for links to more leading edge information on IPL. Effective treatment of rosacea using intense pulsed light systems. Dermatologic […]

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Nitric oxide, L-NAME and moxonidine

Written by on November 28, 2005 in research with 0 Comments

The full article is available online, which is great, because this paper looks interesting but requires expertise to understand its significance. Central blockade of nitric oxide synthesis reduces moxonidine-induced hypotension British Journal of Pharmacology (2004) 142, Thiago Santos Moreira, Ana Carolina Thomaz Takakura, José V Menani, Monica Akemi Sato and Eduardo Colombari. Department of Physiology, […]

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The Effects of Macrolides on Inflammatory Cells Chest, 2004;125:41S-51S. Jun Tamaoki, MD, FCCP First Department of Medicine, Tokyo Women’s Medical University School of Medicine Tokyo, Japan. Abstract: Bronchial epithelial damage and mucus hypersecretion are characteristic features of chronic airway inflammation that can impair mucociliary clearance and can cause recurrent or persistent respiratory infection. In response […]

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rosacea: its all in the follicles !

Written by on November 25, 2005 in research with 0 Comments

A article on a paper recently highlighted by Rosacea News was no histological pattern for rosacea. The title of that paper was Rosacea: a clinicopathological approach. That paper appeared as article in `Dermatology’ in 2004. An editorial preceding that article is titled “The histopathology of rosacea: ‘where’s the beef?’“, by Powell, F.C. from the Regional […]

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Dry Eye and Linoleic Acid

Written by on November 25, 2005 in dry eye, Ocular Rosacea with 0 Comments

This paper has an encouraging conclusion that therapy with Linoleic Acid and Gamma Linolenic Acid and tear substitutes reduces ocular surface inflammation and improves dry eye symptoms. This is good news for all ocular rosacea sufferers. Systemic linoleic and gamma-linolenic acid therapy in dry eye syndrome with an inflammatory component, Cornea, 2003 Mar;22(2):97-101. Abstract: Purpose. To […]

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