Archive for July, 2006

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Thanks to Dan for pointing out (after seeing the recent rosacea news article a genetic marker for rosacea ?) that glutathione S-transferase (GST) gene polymorphism has also been linked to other inflammatory diseases such as multiple sclerosis, alzheimers, colorectal cancer and even male infertility. As you can see from this snapshot of published studies there […]

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Looks like a promising start in finding a genetic marker for susceptibility to develop rosacea. I have asked the author for a simple summary of their findings and what is might mean for the diagnosis and management of rosacea. Before we get too excited it is worth noting that this is a short article and […]

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Daphne Su, a Doctor of Psychology Candidate at Murdoch University is looking for people to help her with some reasearch into the affects of stress and anxiety on rosacea. Her supervisor is Dr. Peter Drummond who is known to us as being a member of the new defunct RRF Medical Advisory Committee. We have quoted […]

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The National Rosacea Society has updated their Research Reports page to include some comments from a study called Experimental studies in the pathogenesis of rosacea. While you are there checkout their site re-design. http://www.rosacea.org/grants/reports.php#Zhen Experimental studies in the pathogenesis of rosacea. Dr. YaXian Zhen, scientific researcher, and Dr. Albert Kligman, professor of dermatology, University of […]

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A clinical trial to determine whether Restasis (topical cyclosporin) is effective in the treatment of ocular rosacea is currently recruiting patients. The study is designed to compare the `efficacy of topical cyclosporin (Restasis) with that of Refresh Endura for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of ocular rosacea in patients presently controlled on topical […]

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