Archive for July, 2011

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Visualising Evidence for Oral Supplements: Snake Oil All Round

Below is a wonderfully rich graphic that tries to help visualise the available evidence for the efficacy of dozens of oral supplements. The aim of the creators is to visualise tangible health benefits when taken orally by an adult with a healthy diet. Only human, randomised placebo-controlled trials were used to create this graphic. Information […]

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Just posted are some details of a new trial rising out of the work of Dr. Richard Gallo’s group at the University of California, San Diego. Gallo is well known for his work on the relationship between antimicrobial peptides such as cathelicidin, and rosacea. The trial will compare topical 25% aminocaproic acid (ACA) mixed with […]

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Allergan buying Vicept Therapeutics to get V-101 / Oxymetazoline

News today that Allergan are buying the privately held pharmaceutical company Vicept Therapuetics. The aim of many small startup companies is to be acquired by a larger company, Vicept telling us that “We believe Allergan is the best company to complete the development and make the therapy available to the clinical community and their patients, […]

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Rosacea Cure eBooks: All Just SPAM?

There is a seedy dark side to the internet. OK you knew that already, but perhaps there are forces at play on the internet that are more subtle than you realise. Lets turn our focus toward the emergence of the “Rosacea Cure eBook” Phenomenon. Over the last few years there are more and more web […]

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Metrogel, Finacea and Oracea are Best for Rosacea

A systematic review of the available rosacea research confirms that Metrogel, Finacea and Oracea are effective for moderate to severe rosacea. One study further found cyclosporine 0.05% ophthalmic emulsion effective for ocular rosacea. This review looked at the published results of 58 trials to note bias and construct a high level summary of the results. […]

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