Tag: Vitiligo

New Study On Mice Shows That Gray Hair Could Be Linked To Viral Infection In Immune System

A new study that was conducted on mice showed a link between the innate immune system and the molecule that controls hair and skin pigmentation. The study was done at the National Institutes of Health and the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 3, 2018

Vitiligo: Signs, Symptoms, And Everything You Need To Know About This Rare Skin Condition

As a pigmentation disorder, vitiligo appears anywhere on the body and affects the self-confidence of the affected person. Vitiligo is caused by the loss of cells responsible for pigmentation and the treatment involves different therapies.

Medicine March 23, 2017

Boy With Rare Skin Disorder Meets Dog With The Same Condition

An eight-year-old boy who suffers from vitiligo, a rare skin condition, has met a dog who has the same disorder. Before meeting face to face, the two have known each other virtually.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 22, 2017

Arthritis Drug Could Also Treat Vitiligo: What You Should Know About This Skin Condition

Tofacitinib, a drug approved for treating rheumatoid arthritis, has been shown to be effective in treating vitiligo, an autoimmune disease that struck the late singer Michael Jackson.

Life June 27, 2015

Arthritis Drug May Reverse Pigmentation Problems Caused By Vitiligo

Vitiligo causes pigmentation problems to patients but lacks pharmacological treatments that can effectively reverse the disease. Experts discovered that a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis may provide the best treatment.

Life June 25, 2015

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