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It seems like a long time ago now (the holiday season has a way of stretching time in strange ways), but we sent you our newsletter just before the New Year with a sneak peek of our activities for this year.
To recap, we are switching to a monthly email newsletter and weekly Facebook posts unless you all write in to say No, Thanks or if the vitiligo world has very little of substance to report. You will receive regular news on vitiligo research, therapies, products, self-help, Q&A, with a touch of a gossip-celebrity-lifestyle-stuff.
Occasionally well have longer submissions on a specific topic, but that will be an exception to the rule and because the topic merits additional coverage. New products will hopefully be a regular section. We will be listing Vitiligo News contributors at the end of each edition.
Stay tuned for Vitiligo News!
- Pyrostegia venusta as a folk medicine for vitiligo?
Pyrostegia venusta is a neotropical evergreen vine widely spread in Brazil throughout fields, at the coast, edge of the woods and along roadsides (see photo below). Popularly kn...
- What tests should be done?
A well-trained dermatologist should be able to diagnose vitiligo and distinguish it from contact leukoderma or more than twenty other conditions with similar skin appearance bas...
- Is it possible to stop the progression of vitiligo?
It is true that vitiligo progression could be stopped in 4 out of 5 cases by the use of potent systemic corticosteroids - that is, oral medications. However, systemic cortico...
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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