Navigation Links
Could Bacteria in Skin Mites Help Cause Rosacea?
Date:8/30/2012

By Amanda Gardner
HealthDay Reporter

THURSDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Bacteria carried by tiny mites on the skin might be responsible for the common dermatological condition known as rosacea, researchers say.

If this theory does prove to be true, then new and better treatments for rosacea may be on the way, according to a review published online Aug. 30 in the Journal of Medical Microbiology.

One expert unconnected to the study said the findings are encouraging.

"[If] these mites exacerbate or harbor bacteria, that could change the therapies that are used to treat rosacea," reasoned Dr. Michele Green, a dermatologist with Lenox Hill Hospital, in New York City. "This could revolutionize treatment."

Green noted that some pharmaceutical companies are already exploring treatments that could combat rosacea from this vantage point.

Rosacea affects some 3 percent of the population, mostly adults between the ages of 30 and 50 and more women than men.

No one is sure exactly what causes the condition but it manifests as reddening and inflammation of the skin around the cheeks, nose and chin.

Although rosacea is often successfully treated with antibiotics, no one has yet proven that the condition is caused by bacteria.

Experts believe that immune dysfunction, vascular problems and/or environmental factors, including nutrition, could contribute to the condition.

This review article, led by Dr. Kevin Kavanagh of the National University of Ireland, outlined evidence supporting the idea that bacteria living in the Demodex folliculorum mite, which is present on the skin of between 20 percent to 80 percent of healthy humans, may be responsible for rosacea. The mite is typically harmless and lives around the facial hair follicles.

However, the authors say research has shown that there are more Demodex mites residing on the skin of rosacea patients than in
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. First validated method for analyzing flavanols and procyanidins in cocoa products could help scientists and the industry in standardized reporting
2. Hurricane Isaac Could Stir Up Allergies, Asthma
3. New antibacterial coating for sutures could reduce infections after surgery
4. Could a cancer drug potentially prevent learning disabilities in some kids?
5. New traffic light test could save lives with earlier diagnosis of liver disease
6. Not all lung cancer patients who could benefit from crizotinib are identified by FDA-approved test
7. Study of tribe could help find East Asian skin color genes
8. Lifestyle changes could prevent 400 cardiac events and 200 deaths in Swedish PCI patients
9. Could Your Genes Influence How You Vote?
10. Stopping Controversial Asthma Drugs Could Have Downside: Study
11. Tests show that adhesive could improve safety of LASIK eye surgery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Could Bacteria in Skin Mites Help Cause Rosacea?
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 BambooFlooringChina.com sells many ... quality bamboo flooring. Today, the company announces big ... many styles and colors. , BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s ... the promotion is valid until Jan. 20, 2015. , ... and woven with a natural thread. All the bamboo ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... When head lice hits a home or school, parents and ... of it while keeping it from taking over the house ... solution right in their neighborhood: Lice Troopers . Expanding ... spectrum head lice screening and treatment services to families and ... Brickell, Coconut Grove, Kendall, Pinecrest and South Miami. , The ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 ... can receive effective, less expensive care from a clinic that ... team of dedicated health care professionals, a new study shows. ... need either hospitalization or a trip to the emergency room ... at the University of Texas in Houston versus usual care, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (HealthDay News) -- Overeating is common during the holidays, but ... an expert says. "Don,t arrive at a party hungry. ... know you,ll be attending a party, but deprivation leads to ... at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, N.Y., said in ... during the day and even to have a snack before ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... By Dennis Thompson ... -- Researchers could be closing in on a "fountain of ... improve the health of older adults, a new study suggests. ... when given a drug that targets a genetic signaling pathway ... maker Novartis report. The experimental medication, a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:Coral Gables Florida Gets Ready to Be Lice-Free with Lice Troopers 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 2Health News:Coordinated Care Through 'Medical Home' Best for Chronically Ill Kids: Study 3Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 3
... find out why people can,t let go of what is theirs ... thrown a yard sale knows, it can be hard to part ... attempt to grasp this all too human -- and sometimes irrational ... having a tenacious grip on the stuff you own has little ...
... Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,announced today that the U.S. Food and ... Company,s Abbreviated New Drug Application,(ANDA) for Ramipril capsules, ... mg. Commercial,shipments of the product have commenced., ... of King,Pharmaceutical,s Altace(R) capsules, indicated for the treatment ...
... Ind., June 11 Conseco, Inc. (NYSE:,CNO) announced ... vice,president and general counsel of Conseco. Zimpfer, who ... report to CEO Jim Prieur., (Photo: ... in the insurance industry in litigation,legal counsel, compliance ...
... June 11, 2008 A new report entitled Business ... the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), ... the level of advice given to businesses to prepare ... and disruption to business during a flu pandemic is ...
... It appears that disrupted rest and activity rhythms are ... new University of Minnesota research. , A group of about ... activity biological rhythms via a wrist device called an actigraph. ... rest and activity, as well as the robustness of the ...
... ... and Easy-to-Use, ST. LOUIS, June 11 Millions ... and they want to provide them,with the best care possible for a ... resulted in,dogs and cats living longer than ever before. Many medical advances ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Possession Is Nine-Tenths the Perceived Value 2Health News:Possession Is Nine-Tenths the Perceived Value 3Health News:Lupin Launches Ramipril Capsules 2Health News:Lupin Launches Ramipril Capsules 3Health News:European businesses not properly advised on how to prepare for flu pandemic 2Health News:Disturbed rest, activity linked to mortality in older men 2Health News:New PurinaCare(TM) Pet Health Insurance Helps Offer Dogs and Cats a Lifetime of Health and Happiness 2Health News:New PurinaCare(TM) Pet Health Insurance Helps Offer Dogs and Cats a Lifetime of Health and Happiness 3Health News:New PurinaCare(TM) Pet Health Insurance Helps Offer Dogs and Cats a Lifetime of Health and Happiness 4
(Date:12/24/2014)... Dec. 24, 2014  Novastem, a leader in ... patient in its study for ischemic stroke at ... Association, ischemic strokes account for 87 percent of ... patients in the study, entitled "Internal Research Protocol ... Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Intrathecal Administration of Neural ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 24, 2014 Kinex Pharmaceuticals ... with KX2-361 at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. ... molecule drug that has shown potent inhibitory activity against ... those that are resistant to Temozolomide (T98G), the most ... In a well-established brain tumor mouse model, KX2-361 consistently ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... -- Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO ), the ... Jennifer Hagerman , Pharm.D., AE-C, senior director of ... the president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association on Jan. ... Feb. 28, 2015, at the MPA Annual Convention and ... in Detroit, Michigan . Hagerman will ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Novastem Treats First Patient Using Stemedica's Mesenchymal and Neural Stem Cell Combination Therapy for Ischemic Stroke 2Novastem Treats First Patient Using Stemedica's Mesenchymal and Neural Stem Cell Combination Therapy for Ischemic Stroke 3Novastem Treats First Patient Using Stemedica's Mesenchymal and Neural Stem Cell Combination Therapy for Ischemic Stroke 4Kinex Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Dosed with KX2-361 in a Phase 1 Clinical Study 2Kinex Pharmaceuticals Announces First Patient Dosed with KX2-361 in a Phase 1 Clinical Study 3Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 2Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 3
... C. Lechleiter, Ph.D., chairman, president and chief executive officer ... ), today urged that biopharmaceuticals be included in transatlantic ... Council on Germany,s conference on "The Transatlantic Partnership in ... German State Secretary in the Federal Finance Ministry Jorg ...
... The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ... Vaccine, Adsorbed (Tdap)] for use in adults 65 years ... tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough). This approval makes ... this age group.  With this expanded indication, BOOSTRIX is ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Lilly CEO Says Biopharmaceuticals Should Be Included in Transatlantic Trade and Economic Discussions 2GlaxoSmithKline Receives FDA Approval for BOOSTRIX® to Help Prevent Whooping Cough in Adults 65 Years and Older 2GlaxoSmithKline Receives FDA Approval for BOOSTRIX® to Help Prevent Whooping Cough in Adults 65 Years and Older 3GlaxoSmithKline Receives FDA Approval for BOOSTRIX® to Help Prevent Whooping Cough in Adults 65 Years and Older 4
For use with E5381 600 Circling Band (40 style)....
Ungrooved permanent silicone strip. Indications: For trapdoor procedure. Overall length: 125 mm, 4.9 inches....
Ungrooved permanent silicone strip. Indications: For trapdoor procedure. Overall length: 125 mm, 4.9 inches....
Used with Double Tantalum Clip (250 style) E5381 852. Overall length: 7.0 mm....
Medicine Products: