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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Rosacea Improves With Anti-Inflammatory Effect of Brimonidine Gel


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


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

Alternative Therapies for Rosacea: Seeking Safe Advice for Frustrated Patients


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


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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