Published today. Thirty six PubMed records were found by our Chief Scientific Director Dr. Korobko to be relevant and of interest, and were included into this quarterly overview. The review includes sections on epidemiology, comorbidities, quality of life, vitiligo triggers, new case reports, new clinical studies and trials, analysis of mechanisms of vitiligo pathogenesis, genetic studies, candidate biomarkers, mechanisms of treatments, methodological advancements and novel treatment modalities.
- 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 corticost...
- Can chemicals cause vitiligo?
It’s important to remember there are multiple factors involved in vitiligo onset, including genetic predisposition, living and working environments, and exposure to certain chem...
- Is there a special diet for vitiligo?
We have specifically looked into claims that some food supplements or special diet may ease symptoms of vitiligo, or completely reverse it, and found no firm scientific evidence...
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