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Researchers have identified additional genes associated with the autoimmune skin condition vitiligo. Vitiligo causes white patches on the skin due to loss of pigmentation. The researchers identified 23 new genes tied to vitiligo, thus doubling the number of known genes… Read More
Psoriasis and vitiligo are two conditions that cause changes to the skin. Vitiligo is not contagious, nor is it life threatening, but it can definitely alter a person’s life. Depending on where the skin is discolored, vitiligo may affect a… Read More
In vitiligo, skin transplant surgery can be effective for restoring skin pigmentation, according to research. Vitiligo is a condition in which the skin stops producing melanin responsible for skin pigmentation. This causes white patches to appear on the skin.
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Vitiligo does not have adverse effects on pregnancy, according to research. Vitiligo is a skin condition that causes the loss of skin pigment, resulting in white patches. The skin stops producing melanin and depigmentation takes place. The onset of the… Read More
Can a gluten-free diet cure vitiligo? Well, we know that a gluten-free diet is recommended for those who suffer from celiac disease as they have intolerance to gluten. Both celiac disease and vitiligo are autoimmune diseases, and in… Read More
Vitiligo may predict immunotherapy response in melanoma patients. In 2014, a male patient noticed a lump under his armpit. When he pressed the lump, it caused a bruise down his side along with severe pain. The male patient was diagnosed… Read More
If you have vitiligo, should you get a tattoo? This question is more common than you think. Vitiligo is a condition in which the skin loses pigment, resulting in white patches. Tattoos have been around for centuries as integral… Read More
Vitiligo and gray hair-related molecular signals discovered, which may help in developing a possible cure. Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found a molecular signal, which may raise the possibility of curing gray hair, and possibly vitiligo, with a… Read More
Vitiligo is a skin condition in which the pigment of the skin is lost in certain areas, making the skin to appear white. Although a vitiligo-specific diet isn’t supported by too much scientific data, skin specialists still recommend a vitiligo… Read More
Vitiligo is associated with an increased risk of insulin resistance. Vitiligo is a disorder that results in discolored patches on the skin, hair, and mucus membrane. Roughly one to two percent of the population has vitiligo, and it is… Read More
Vitiligo patients face dry eye syndrome along with other eye health risks. Significant differences were seen in vitiligo patients who underwent the Schirmer test, which determines if the eye produces enough tears for proper moisture.
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Vitiligo, an autoimmune skin condition, is linked to simultaneously existing autoimmune diseases. Researchers from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center created a questionnaire to be answered by children and adults who had vitiligo to determine other coexisting autoimmune diseases, which may… Read More