News - 08 Dec `16World Vitiligo Day is now marked on the UN Calendar

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June 25 now marks World Vitiligo Day on the UN Calendar of Disabilities Events! This is a milestone achievement worthy a big celebration. Next stop, recognition by the UN General Assembly. Avanti! 

Un Division For Social Policy And Development Disability

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      • Shall I take vitamin D for my vitiligo?

        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...

      • 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...

      • 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...