News - 28 Jan `17Deceptive curcumin, JAK inhibitors and simvastatin

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Don't scramble to get curcumin, simvastatin or JAK inhibitors for vitiligo. Theres always a chance that they will work in some people, and we just havent figured out exactly who that is yet. Nature and Dr. John Harris report a cautionary tale of recent clinical trials in our newsletter.

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      • What is vitiligo?

        Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is a relatively common skin disease characterized by smooth, white, painless spots or patches on various parts of the body and hairs above i...

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        In Brief Vitamin D plays a central role in the prevention of different inflammatory and chronic diseases. Consuming 1,000–4,000 IU (25–100 mcg) of vitamin D3 daily should be id...

      • Which skin conditions can be mistaken for vitiligo?

        Vitiligo is a common skin condition with characteristic milky white patches of irregular shape. However, several other skin conditions exhibit similar symptoms that can lead to ...