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Helpful Tips for Surviving the Holidays

The holidays can be an especially difficult time of year for rosacea sufferers. So many common triggers for flare-ups -- cold and windy weather, indoor heat, hot beverages, emotional stress, alcohol and spicy foods -- are hallmarks of the season, they can be difficult to avoid. Here are some useful tips to help keep rosacea symptoms at bay.

Santa May Suffer from Rosacea; Doctor Advises Lifestyle Changes

Allegations that Santa Claus’ red nose and cheeks were due to drinking too much spiked eggnog were laid to rest today when the negative results of a blood alcohol test were released. His test did, however, register unusually high levels of gingerbread and hot chocolate, officials reported.

New Research Grants Awarded

The National Rosacea Society announced that it has awarded funding to five new studies as part of its research grants program to increase knowledge and understanding of the potential causes and other key aspects of rosacea.

The New Face of Rosacea.org

Welcome to the new rosacea.org! The National Rosacea Society (NRS) has updated both the design of our website and the technology powering it to be of greater service to you.

Fall Rosacea Review is Online

The Fall Rosacea Review is now online at rosacea.org. This issue announces five new research grant awards, part of the National Rosacea Society’s ongoing commitment to supporting medical research and funded by donations from thousands of rosacea sufferers. The newsletter also recaps recent developments in the understanding and treatment of ocular rosacea.

Nerves and Stinging

According to a study funded by the National Rosacea Society, researchers have found a potential connection between the nervous system and the redness and stinging of subtype 1 (erythematotelangiectatic) rosacea.

Social Impact of Rosacea

Most rosacea patients feel the negative social impact of their condition regardless of which rosacea subtype they may have, according to the results of the latest National Rosacea Society (NRS) survey.

Grants Advance Eye Care

A new technique for improving the eye symptoms of ocular rosacea, a possible biochemical clue to its diagnosis and a potential link between Demodex mites and the development of corneal ulcers are among the advances from National Rosacea Society-funded researchers to appear in recent medical journals.

Rosacea on Television: Letterman's Top Ten

David Letterman read an unusual Top Ten list on the Feb. 3, 1999 episode of "The Late Show": "Divas or Presidential Skin Conditions."  Rosacea is, of course, on the list as President Bill Clinton's doctors had revealed his rosacea.

NRS Celebrates 20 Years

The National Rosacea Society marks its 20th anniversary in 2012, and is pleased to report on the vast ongoing progress that has been made toward fulfilling its mission of improving the lives of people with rosacea through awareness, education and support of medical research.

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