News - 22 Apr 2010
People with the skin pigmentation disorder vitiligo may have less risk of developing life-threatening malignant melanoma, according to new research. The study also further confirms the suspicion that...
News - 17 Jul 2015
A UT Southwestern Medical Center dermatologist has improved a technique to transplant pigment cells that can repair the affected area of skin discoloration from vitiligo.
News - 10 Aug 2012
Results from a systematic review and meta analysis suggest that thyroid disease is a common comorbidity in people with vitiligo.
News - 20 Jul 2012
Polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor gene may be involved in the etiology of vitiligo, suggest study findings from a population of Chinese individuals.
News - 7 May 2012
Eye color may be an indicator of whether a person is high-risk for certain serious skin conditions. A study, led by the University of Colorado School of Medicine, shows people with blue eyes are less...
News - 18 Oct 2004
Patients with stable vitiligo, a skin disorder characterized by patches of lighter colored, or depigmented skin, may achieve good repigmentation of these areas with skin transplants using skin taken...
News - 16 Nov 2012
Evidence suggests that patients with vitiligo have a reduced risk for both melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancer.
News - 28 Feb 2013
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine researchers have developed a genetically modified protein that dramatically reverses the skin disorder vitiligo in mice, and has similar effects on...
News - 11 Apr 2007
In a study appearing in the March 22 New England Journal of Medicine, scientists supported by the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases...
News - 8 Jun 2010
Scientists including researchers from the University of Florida have discovered additional evidence that generalized vitiligo - a disease that typically causes patches of white skin on the face, neck...