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Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Demodex Mites are as old a human origins

Lots of press coverage in the last couple of weeks about some startling discoveries borne out of mtDNA analysis of demodex mites in 80 subjects. The discovery uncovered by this research is that the genetic type of mite variety seems to be exclusively passed from parent to child in much the same way as DNA […]

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What a “sponsored” post looks like

Bloggers sometimes write sponsored posts about a topic that they may or may not be interested in. If you have never seen what a sponsored post might look like, I have linked to one below. This post highlights Mirvaso and Soolantra, seeking to promote these products through the voice of a blogger and user of […]

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The Well blog on the New York Times mentions some very recent developments in the world of rosacea. It is great to see recent rosacea and genetics research and demodex bacteria research get a mention in a publication like the New York Times. Ask Well: A Cure for Rosacea? By RONI CARYN RABIN, DECEMBER 3, 2015 What […]

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Mirvaso and Soolantra together like best buddies

Galderma is proposing a Stage 4 trial of 188 participants to demonstrate the effectiveness of Mirvaso and Soolantra used together in treating the redness and papules and pustules of rosacea. The trial is looking for rosacea sufferers with between 15 and 70 papules and pustules and also a score of 3 or 4 in the Clinician’s […]

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3% Praziquantel (PZQ) for the redness of rosacea

This recent paper from International Journal of Dermatology introduces us to the compound known as Praziquantel. We learn that this active can be formulated into a 3% topical which shows antimicrobial activity. Praziquantel, also known as Biltricide, has been used orally for the treatment of parasitic worms. This trial is the first reported use of Praziquantel topcially. The study […]

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