Rosacea News December 2009

Rosacea News December 2009

1. Feeling depressed about rosacea ? get some help here

Does coping with rosacea sometimes get you down ? Finding good advice on how to cope with the anxiety of rosacea can be hard to find. Well now you have an opportunity to ask some questions of experts. Psychology Question and Answer session Professor Peter Drummond, Ph.D., from the School of Psychology at Murdoch University …

2. Afamelanotide continues promising results

Clinuvel is announcing more positive results with its trial of the melanin boosting drug afamelanotide for the disease polymorphic light eruption (PLE). Even though this condition is rare and it is a stretch to say that treating rosacea with this drug is a given, it is still interesting to follow the development of this drug. Today’s press release relate to the continuing …

3. Standard Management Options: according to Subtype

This paper is Part 2 in the series of Standard Management Options for Rosacea. Part 1 was devoted to the Overview and Broad Spectrum of Care. Now, Part 2 will expand to discuss management options according to the …

4. Standard Management Options: Broad Care

Authored by a who’s who of Rosacea Experts, the National Rosacea Society has again brought about a publication that puts a stake in the ground for rosacea treatment and management. …

5. What do you want to see on rosacea.org ?

The National Rosacea Society wants your input to determine what information you would like to see on their web site. As the most popular rosacea web site on the internet, rosacea.org is often the first stop for newly diagnosed …

6. Glowelle Beauty Drinks – a rosacea supplement ?

Nestle, who along with L’Oreal are the parent company of Galderma, is promoting a beauty drink called glowelle. Their buzz word rich marketing includes references to antioxidants, phyto-nutrients, botanical fruit extracts and more. The ingredients are said to fight harmful …

7. Finacea Foam being trialled

We’ve seen it with metrogel; the pharmaceutical companies want to expand the market for their existing successful products by creating followup products. A Clinical Trial is underway to test Finacea Foam for the papules and pustules of rosacea. Finacea has proved to be a good option for the `acne like’ symptoms of rosacea. Safety and Efficacy of …

8. Book Review: Rosacea: Diagnosis and Management, Frank C. Powell

Professor Frank Powell has created something quite valuable for rosacea sufferers and their physicians, an authorative and approachable medical text. Author: Frank C. Powell Review Date: December 2009 Available at Amazon.com …

9. Efracea is the UK version of Oracea

Publications filed with the UK and EU health and approval authorities suggest that Galderma is marketing the 40mg modified release doxycycline (known as Oracea in the US) as Efracea in the United Kingdom. Other member countries …

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