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Original Source: Demodex mites: Facts and controversies.

Because Demodex mites are ubiquitous, their potential as human pathogens has often been ignored. This contribution focuses on the growing body of evidence linking Demodex mites with various skin disorders. Histologically, spongiosis and lymphoid inflammation are regularly seen in follicles containing Demodex mites. In animals, they are well established as a cause of mange, and a human counterpart-demodectic alopecia-appears to exist. There is also a statistical association between Demodex mite density and r...

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13 researchers awarded National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis

Twelve residents and medical students each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis. The fellowships aim to increase the number of scientists studying a...

National Psoriasis Foundation awards $1.05 million in research grants

(National Psoriasis Foundation) Thirteen scientists received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for ...

Early-career physicians receive National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis

Twelve residents and medical students each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis.

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Psoriasis Treatments Are Getting More Personalized

As scientists learn more about psoriasis, more therapeutic options are becoming available for patients with this skin disease. Understanding how psoriasis develops enables them to target different ste...

Uncontrolled hypertension highest among patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin and cardiovascular risk factors, including hypertension, are more prevalent among patients with psoriasis compared to those patients without. Pr...

Scientists receive $1.05 million in funding from National Psoriasis Foundation for projects

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Hypertensive patients who have psoriasis may need stricter blood pressure control

People with hypertension who also have psoriasis may benefit from tighter blood pressure control, say researchers, particularly if their psoriasis is moderate or severe.

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Human demodex mite: the versatile mite of dermatological importance.

Demodex mite is an obligate human ecto-parasite found in or near the pilo-sebaceous units. Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis are two species typically found on humans. Demodex infestation usuall...

The Prevalence of Demodex sp. in Patients Admitted to the Parasitology Laboratory of the Dursun Odabaş Medical Center in Yüzüncü Yıl University, Van.

Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of Demodex sp. in patients referred fom the Dermatology Outpatient Clinic to the Parasitology Laboratory, Dursun Odabaş Medical Center ...

Bariatric surgery and psoriasis.

Obesity is associated with psoriasis and poses a significant obstacle to psoriasis management. Bariatric surgery is an effective procedure for weight loss, and some reports suggest that it may improve...

Hypercholesterolemia and Risk of Incident Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis in US Women.

Psoriasis is a systemic inflammatory disorder associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and patients with pso...

Investigation of demodex species frequency in patients with a persistent itchy ear canal treated with a local steroid.

Objective: To investigate the frequency of demodex species in the external acoustic meatus in patients with an itchy ear canal. Methods: Patients were assigned to one of three groups. Group one consis...

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