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19:18 EDT 30th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

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...

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

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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 psoriasis—an autoimmune diseas...

National Psoriasis Foundation to double the number of researchers studying psoriasis

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Human demodex mite: the versatile mite of dermatological importance.

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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...

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

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