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New Booklet Available

Posted: 11/8/2007

A new booklet for patients, "Managing Rosacea," is now available to National Rosacea Society (NRS) members. The new publication gives tips on what to tell your doctor, describes management options for each subtype and provides guidance on lifestyle and personal care. Members may obtain a free copy -- via postal mail -- by emailing a request to the NRS at rosaceas@aol.com, or by calling 1-888-NO-BLUSH toll free.



Danger Signs of Red-Faced Disorder Strike Millions of Adults at Any Age

Posted: 4/2/2007

The angst and embarrassment of adolescence often come roaring back in adulthood with the red-faced symptoms of rosacea, a widespread but poorly understood facial disorder now estimated to affect 14 million Americans.



NRS Marks 15th Anniversary

Posted: 3/20/2007

As the National Rosacea Society (NRS) marks its 15th anniversary in 2007, we are pleased to report the immense progress that has been made in achieving our mission of improving the lives of people with rosacea through awareness, education and support of medical research on this widespread but poorly understood disorder.



Winter Rosacea Review

Posted: 2/21/2007

The Winter 2007 issue of Rosacea Review is now available on rosacea.org.



Awareness Month in April

Posted: 2/7/2007

Rosacea Awareness Month to Highlight Wide Prevalence of Chronic Condition

BARRINGTON, Illinois (February 7, 2007) -- More than 14 million Americans are estimated to suffer from rosacea, yet most of them fail to recognize it. The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to alert the public to the warning signs of this embarrassing and potentially life-disruptive facial disorder, and to emphasize the importance of seeking medical help.



Dark Side of ATP

Posted: 1/5/2007

New Study Uncovers the Dark Side of ATP

Researchers have found that one of the most common and hard-working substances in the body may have a Jekyll and Hyde quality in rosacea patients, assuming a darker role when activated by flare-up triggers.



New Drug Introduced

Posted: 7/25/2006

The following announcement was issued by CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals:

FIRST ORAL DRUG FOR ROSACEA
COLLAGENEX PHARMACEUTICALS
INTRODUCES ORACEA™

(doxycycline, USP) capsules 40 mg*
* 30 mg immediate release and 10 mg delayed release beads



Dry Eye Awareness

Posted: 7/7/2006

The following announcement was issued by the National Women's Health Resource Center:

Do You Live in a Dry Eye Hot Spot?



Tears May Lead to Test

Posted: 6/14/2006

Trail of Tears May Lead Scientists To First Diagnostic Test for Rosacea



Summer Rosacea Review

Posted: 6/6/2006

The summer 2006 issue of Rosacea Review is now available on rosacea.org.



Facial Discomfort Survey Results

Posted: 2/20/2006

Survey Shows Facial Disorder Hurts More Than Appearance

BARRINGTON, Illinois (February 20, 2006) -- While the often-devastating impact of rosacea on facial appearance is well recognized, a new survey shows that physical discomfort is also experienced by the majority of people with this red-faced, acne-like disorder now estimated to affect more than 14 million Americans.



Research Grants Awarded

Posted: 1/11/2006

New Research Grants Awarded to Further Knowledge of Rosacea

BARRINGTON, Illinois (January 11, 2006) -- The National Rosacea Society (NRS) announced that five new studies have been awarded funding as part of its research grants program to advance scientific knowledge of the potential causes and other key aspects of this chronic and potentially devastating disorder that affects an estimated 14 million Americans.