Scientists find how potential new eczema treatment could also alleviate asthma
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  February 5, 2018  
  Dermatology  
  The latest dermatology news from News Medical  
 Dermatologists use novel combination therapy to restore skin color in vitiligo patientsDermatologists use novel combination therapy to restore skin color in vitiligo patients
 
Building on prior research that examined the use of an arthritis medication to treat vitiligo, a team of Yale dermatologists has successfully applied a novel combination therapy -- the medication and light -- to restore skin color in patients.
 
   Skin damage from sun exposure can occur any time of the yearSkin damage from sun exposure can occur any time of the year
 
Skin damage from unprotected exposure to the sun can occur any time of year, even during the winter.
 
   Researchers win $6.5 million NIH grant to personalize diagnosis and treatment of psoriasisResearchers win $6.5 million NIH grant to personalize diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis
 
An experienced interdisciplinary team of psoriasis and computational researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center has received a $6.5M, 5-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases.
 
 Scientists find how potential new eczema treatment could also alleviate asthma
 
Scientists find how potential new eczema treatment could also alleviate asthmaScientists from VIB-UGent have discovered insights for a possible new therapy for eczema that also reduces the severity of asthma
 
 
 Reminders can improve immunization rates
 
Reminders can improve immunization ratesRates of immunization against infectious diseases in children and adults are improving, but under-vaccination remains a problem that results in vaccine-preventable deaths and illnesses. In Europe, 11,316 cases of measles were reported during 2012, and an estimated four to 50 million symptomatic cases of flu occur each year.
 
 
 Platelets play more important role in the immune system than previously thought
 
Platelets play more important role in the immune system than previously thoughtPlatelets play a much more important role in our immune system than previously thought, according to a study published by researchers from Université Laval and Centre hospitalier universitaire de Québec Research Center.
 
 
 Studies find alarming shortage of rheumatology workforce in future
 
Studies find alarming shortage of rheumatology workforce in futureTwo new articles provide insights on the outlook of rheumatology in the United States, noting that the need for rheumatologists will greatly exceed the projected growth of the rheumatology workforce over the next 15 years.