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Survey Dispells Myth That Rosacea Usually Strikes Between 30 and 50

BARRINGTON, Illinois (May 1, 2007) -- Results of a new survey by the National Rosacea Society (NRS) dispelled the common myth that rosacea usually affects people between the ages of 30 and 50, and also found that new signs and symptoms may develop decades after the initial onset of this red-faced, acne-like disorder affecting an estimated 14 million Americans.

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

CHICAGO (April 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. The National Rosacea Society has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month to alert the public to the warning signs of this conspicuous and potentially serious condition, and to emphasize the importance of seeking medical help before it becomes increasingly intrusive on daily life.

Dark Side of ATP May Hold Clues to Cause of Rosacea

BARRINGTON, Illinois (March 13, 2007) -- 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, according to study results reported in Rosacea Review. Rosacea is a red-faced, acne-like disorder now estimated to affect more than 14 million Americans.

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.

National Rosacea Society Awards New Grants for Rosacea Research

BARRINGTON, Illinois (January 11, 2007) -- 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.

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

BARRINGTON, Illinois (June 14, 2006) -- A trail of tears may lead to the first diagnostic test for ocular rosacea, a common and potentially serious condition that may result in reduction of vision if left untreated. In a study of human tears funded by the National Rosacea Society (NRS) and published in Rosacea Review, medical scientists have discovered new clues to identify the eye effects of rosacea, a red-faced, acne-like disorder now estimated to affect 14 million Americans.

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

BARRINGTON, Illinois (June 14, 2006) -- A trail of tears may lead to the first diagnostic test for ocular rosacea, a common and potentially serious condition that may result in reduction of vision if left untreated. In a study of human tears funded by the National Rosacea Society (NRS) and published in Rosacea Review, medical scientists have discovered new clues to identify the eye effects of rosacea, a red-faced, acne-like disorder now estimated to affect 14 million Americans.

New Research Grants Available for Widespread Facial Disorder

BARRINGTON, Illinois (May 5, 2006) -- The National Rosacea Society (NRS) 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.

New Research Grants Available for Widespread Facial Disorder

BARRINGTON, Illinois (May 5, 2006) -- The National Rosacea Society (NRS) 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.

A Blush Can Signal Danger for Millions with Rosacea

CHICAGO (April 3, 2006) -- What at first may seem like an innocent blush or sunburn may ultimately foreshadow rosacea, a widespread but potentially serious facial disorder now estimated to affect more than 14 million Americans. April has been designated Rosacea Awareness Month to alert the public to the warning signs of this red-faced, acne-like condition, and to emphasize the importance of seeking medical help before it becomes increasingly intrusive on daily life.

Rosacea's Effect on Appearance Devastates Sufferers' Social Lives

BARRINGTON, Illinois (August 15, 2005) -- No matter whether a person has a mild, moderate or severe case of rosacea -- a red-faced, acne-like disorder affecting an estimated 14 million Americans -- it can be devastating to one's social life, often making it difficult to appear in public or establish new relationships because of its effect on personal appearance, according to a new survey conducted by the National Rosacea Society and published in Rosacea Review.

New Research Grants Available for Widespread Facial Disorder

BARRINGTON, Illinois (May 13, 2005) -- The National Rosacea Society today announced that new grants are available in 2005 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 six research grants totaling $146,419 was announced earlier this year.

New Research Grants Available for Widespread Facial Disorder

BARRINGTON, Illinois (May 13, 2005) -- The National Rosacea Society today announced that new grants are available in 2005 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 six research grants totaling $146,419 was announced earlier this year.

14 Million Americans Urged to Face Up to Rosacea Before It Gets Worse

CHICAGO (April 1, 2005) -- An estimated 14 million Americans suffer from an embarrassing and potentially serious facial disorder known as rosacea, but most of them don't know it. April has been designated Rosacea Awareness Month by the National Rosacea Society to alert the public to its warning signs and to encourage those who may suffer from this widespread acne-like condition to seek diagnosis and treatment before it increasingly disrupts their daily lives.