MYSTERY EXPLAINED: From the very beginning of 25June.org campaign it's counter was set at a number of 1,177 so we could add signatures collected by Ogo Madueswesi through Petitions24.com in the year 2011. However, we never added those signatures. Recently, we updated the counter with the actual number of signatures collected through 25June.org. Well add those from the first petition (1,415 until today) and printed leaflets on the top in the next few days. Download stats from the earlier campaign (pdf) or check the current number of petitions collected.
- What causes vitiligo?
Surprisingly, the causes of vitiligo are yet to be precisely established. Researchers know the cause is pre-wired in your genes, just waiting for a bad luck moment. In about hal...
- Who is prone to vitiligo?
Scientists know that some people are genetically predisposed to a specific group of autoimmune diseases – including generalized vitiligo – but do not know who and why.It doesn’t...
- How can I explain vitiligo to my children?
Vitiligo can be puzzling for a child because a person who has it isn't "ill" in a common sense. To choose the right words to explain vitiligo diagnosis to a child, first consi...
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Though it is not always easy to treat vitiligo, there is much to be gained by clearly understanding the diagnosis, the future implications, treatment options and their outcomes.
Many people deal with vitiligo while remaining in the public eye, maintaining a positive outlook, and having a successful career.Copyright (C) Bodolóczki Júlia
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