Rosacea News August 2007

Rosacea News August 2007 – http://rosacea-support.org/2007/08

1. Cathelicidins make the news

Lots of buzz at the moment about the publicity raised by a nature.com article about Cathelicidins.

This article is a result of a few years of research by Dr. Gallo. We’ve been reading about this research, some of it sponsored by the NRS, since at least the Fall of 2002

2. sanrosa (COL-118) phase 2 looking promising

As was mentioned in January this year, COL-118 (product code used for the sansrosa product) is expected to move from Phase 1 to Phase 2 in 2007. Collagenex has published results from their Phase 2 trials that were conducted in order to test some dosage levels to assess how they effective they are and also any side effects.

3. Rosacea News is changing

As I approach 300 articles for Rosacea News, it is time for a bit of a change. I started writing items in July 2005, and back then I wasn’t really sure what I’d find. Since then I’ve learnt heaps as I trolled the internet looking for fresh and interesting developments in the world of rosacea. Surprisingly, there is a lot of good information out there.

4. Most popular Resource & Supplements Items

Dan has done a great job in creating and maintaining the Rosacea Supplements & Resources Pages. I’ve just checked the server stats and here are links to the most popular pages.

5. how to cure a red face (facial erythema or redness)

Many rosacea sufferers are looking for help to reduce the redness of their face. This is one of the first rosacea symptoms that people might notice. What treatments have fellow rosacea sufferers used to hide the ruddiness and angry face that sometimes accompanies rosacea ?

6. RR: Summer 2007 Roundup, demodex bacteria

The NRS have published their Summer 2007 edition of Rosacea Review. They highlight a paper presented at this year’s AAD Meeting in Washington DC.

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