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Posted: 10/09/2007

Special care may be needed for rosacea patients with severe forms of ocular rosacea (eye symptoms), according to Dr. Sandra Cremers, instructor of ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School. As part of a National Rosacea Society (NRS) research grant, she recently developed a scoring system to identify severe cases of this rosacea subtype, which may affect half of all rosacea patients.

Posted: 08/30/2007

The Summer 2007 Rosacea Review is now online at rosacea.org.

Posted: 08/20/2007

The incidence of rosacea may be higher than widely believed, according to a preliminary study presented at the recent rosacea research workshop, sponsored by the National Rosacea Society (NRS) during the annual Society for Investigative Dermatology meeting. In addition, an ongoing Irish study found similar prevalence rates of subtype 2 (papulopustular) rosacea in both indoor and outdoor workers.

Posted: 08/13/2007

Results of research sponsored by the National Rosacea Society (NRS) on cathelicidins as a causal factor in rosacea were recently published in Nature Medicine, a leading journal on biomedical science. News coverage of the study, including comments from the lead researcher Dr. Richard Gallo and NRS medical advisory board chairman Dr. Jonathan Wilkin, can be viewed here, and an abstract of the article is available here.

Posted: 07/06/2007

New grants are available from the National Rosacea Society (NRS) in 2007 to support research into the potential causes and other key aspects of rosacea, a chronic and often life-disruptive disorder of the facial skin and eyes, now estimated to affect 14 million Americans. The awarding of five research grants totaling $125,000 was announced earlier this year.

Posted: 05/23/2007

The Spring 2007 issue of Rosacea Review is now online at rosacea.org.

Posted: 05/02/2007

New clues to help unlock the mystery of rosacea were identified in a recent study in which researchers used advanced technology to evaluate the skin of patients successfully treated with pulsed dye lasers (PDL) or intense pulsed light (IPL).

Posted: 04/02/2007

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

Posted: 03/20/2007

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.

Posted: 02/21/2007

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

Posted: 02/07/2007

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.

Posted: 01/15/2007

National Rosacea Society Awards New Grants for Rosacea Research

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 life-disruptive disorder that affects an estimated 14 million Americans.

Posted: 01/05/2007

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.

Posted: 10/16/2006

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

Posted: 08/28/2006

New Study Finds Allergy-like Reaction May Trigger Rosacea Bumps and Pimples

Posted: 07/25/2006

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

Posted: 07/07/2006

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

Do You Live in a Dry Eye Hot Spot?

Posted: 06/14/2006

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

Posted: 06/06/2006

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

Posted: 05/05/2006

New Research Grants Available for Widespread Facial Disorder

BARRINGTON, Illinois (May 5, 2006) -- The National Rosacea Society today announced that new grants are available in 2006 to support research into the potential causes and other key aspects of rosacea, a chronic and often life-disruptive disorder of the facial skin and eyes, now estimated to affect 14 million Americans. The awarding of five research grants totaling $123,600 was announced earlier this year.

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