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The Gut-Face Connection in Rosacea: Exploring the Role of H pylori

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Emerging evidence points to a potential link between H pylori infection and skin diseases including rosacea.

The relative risk for healthcare-associated infections has decreased in the last 15 years due to improvements in awareness of risk associated with devices, infection control, and evidence-based practice regarding use of devices.

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Turmeric Polyherbal Supplement May Help Reduce Facial Erythema

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Of the 3 interventions, only patients who received the polyherbal combination tablets showed a significant decrease in facial redness of 40% compared with baseline

Baseline, Posttreatment Photo Evaluation Improves Erythema Assessment Accuracy

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Study investigators sought to determine if erythema assessment and percentage of ≥1-grade CEA improvement over time altered when assessment included a baseline facial photograph.

Rosacea Associated With a Variety of Psychiatric Disorders

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Patients with rosacea tended to have more coexisting psychiatric disorders, including anxiety, depression, phobic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Oxymetazoline Reduces Facial Erythema in Moderate to Severe Rosacea

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The proportion of participants achieving the primary efficacy endpoint was significantly greater in the oxymetazoline group vs the vehicle group in both trial 1 and trial 2.

Botulinum Toxin Type A Effective for Treating Rosacea Facial Flushing

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Investigators examined many topical and systemic treatment options available to manage facial erythema and flushing linked with rosacea.

Skeletal Muscle Mass May Be Protective Against Rosacea Severity

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Investigators examined a link between rosacea severity and relative skeletal muscle mass.

Rosacea Improves With Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Brimonidine Gel

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Researchers analyzed the effect of brimonidine in vitro, in vivo, and in a randomized exploratory trial and found that brimonidine reduces inflammation and erythema in rosacea by affecting the processes of neurogenic activation and neutrophil recruitment.

Rosacea Linked to Serum Vitamin D Levels, Polymorphisms in Vitamin D Receptors

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Participants with rosacea showed higher 25(OH)D3 levels than the healthy controls.

Alternative Therapies for Rosacea: Seeking Safe Advice for Frustrated Patients

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The most commonly cited nonprescription therapeutics include natural treatments, complementary and alternative medicine, and homeopathic treatments.

Discreet Follicular Scales, Scalp Symptoms Valuable to Rosacea, Demodicosis Diagnosis

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The investigators sought to characterize the diagnostic importance of nonspecific symptoms that are less frequently associated with papulopustular rosacea and demodicosis.

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