Vitiligo Clinic & Research Center at UMass (Boston, MA) has a new website.
Dr. John Harris started new blog on vitiligo: 'I am a physician-scientist who focuses my clinical and research efforts on vitiligo, and therefore I think about this disease a lot all the time, in fact. Therefore I thought it would be helpful to share my thoughts with others who are interested in vitiligo as well, particularly the patients who suffer from it and their loved ones.'
Slobodanka Mijatovich has set up Vitiligo Support Group in Serbia (Facebook page) with a clear vision to raise awareness and educate community on the latest advancements in vitiligo.
- I have vitiligo: will my children have vitiligo, too?
Children born to parents who both have the disorder are more likely to develop vitiligo. However, most children will not get vitiligo even if one parent has it. In children wit...
- Vitiligo and hearing loss: any connection?
In short, NO. Recent research shows no relationship between a degree of skin depigmentation and hearing loss severity in vitiligo patients. The results of this study showed tha...
- How can I cure vitiligo?
There is no cure for vitiligo, but there are a number of effective treatment options that can be discussed with your GP or dermatologist. The aim of treatment is to stop new pat...
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