Archive for November, 2006

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

measuring a swollen face (edema)

Written by on November 28, 2006 in swelling with 0 Comments

This paper details a new way that might prove useful in measuring facial edema (edema is the American English or oedema is the British English spelling). Interesting to note that they used sodium lauryl sulphate to induce irritant contact dermatitis.  Definition: edema – swelling of any organ or tissue due to accumulation of excess lymph fluid, […]

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Thanks to Rick for continuing to share his experiences in taking accutane long term at low dosage. We really appreciate you continuing to keep us up to date with how accutane is helping you treat your rosacea. It is only through these sort of detailed reports that we can all learn how best to use […]

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Interesting preliminary statistical result that children with a style between the ages of 2-17 have a higher chance of developing ocular rosacea in adulthood. Steve, has posted this comment to rosacea-support, “Seems logical to me. I had a terrible problem with styes and chalazions when I was young, but had perfect skin until I hit 21. After that […]

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How do Tetracyclines help Rosacea ?

In a recently published paper (previously mentioned only via the Abstract – Tetracyclines: their non-antibiotic properties ) we can read some more about how the regular, non-antibiotic (low dose) and chemically modified tetracycline analogues target rosacea. Related Articles:

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Rosacea News first wrote about Col-3 in August 2005 – COL-3 new tetracycline derivative being studied. We’ve also mentioned that COL-3 was renamed to Incyclinide – Incyclinide (CollaGenex) gets NIH Funding and Incyclinide phase 2 for acne. In a recently published paper (previously mentioned only via the Abstract – Tetracyclines: their non-antibiotic properties ) we […]

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