Vitiligo

Why this toddler has 'white patch' in her hair just like her mom, grandmom & great-grandmom? (See pic)

Why this toddler has 'white patch' in her hair just like her mom, grandmom & great-grandmom? (See pic)

In a case of hereditary skin disease, a South Carolina toddler was born with a white patch in her hair that her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother were all born with.

Nov 10, 2016, 12:20 PM IST

Arthritis drug restores skin colour in vitiligo patient

A drug used for treating rheumatoid arthritis has restored skin colour in a female patient suffering from vitiligo -- a common, skin condition where portion of skin loses its pigmentation or colour, says a new study.

Jun 25, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

Health benefits of Black pepper

Black pepper that is both a spice and a medicine can actually save you from spending huge hospital bills for diseases that can well be treated at home.

Jul 28, 2014, 23:13 PM IST

`Dispel myths about vitiligo`

Eighteen-year-old Priyanka Sharma says she feels like an outcast when fellow commuters get up as she sits beside them or her friends call her a cow. The reason: A white patch on her forehand five years ago that soon spread to other parts of her body.

May 19, 2013, 13:04 PM IST

Maha bans traditional nomenclature of vitiligo

Maharashtra Wednesday became the second state after Tamil Nadu to replace traditional names of leucoderma to clear misconceptions about the cutaneous condition.

May 16, 2013, 10:42 AM IST

MJ `tattooed lips pink due to rare pigmentation disease`

A photograph of Michael Jackson`s naked corpse, laid bare to the jury examining the question of the pop icon`s wrongful death on Tuesday, revealed his rare pigmentation disease.

May 08, 2013, 12:12 PM IST

Now, an electric `gun` to treat Vitiligo

A new hand-held electric `gun` which fires ultraviolet light to treat the skin condition vitiligo has been developed by scientists.

Sep 11, 2012, 16:06 PM IST

Eye colour linked to severity of skin conditions

Vitiligo is an autoimmune skin disease in which pigment loss results in irregular white patches of skin and hair.

May 07, 2012, 11:53 AM IST

Causes of mysterious skin disease

Scientists have discovered additional evidence that generalized vitiligo — a disease that typically causes patches of white skin on the face and neck, is associated with slight variations in genes.

Jun 07, 2010, 15:19 PM IST

Causes of mysterious skin disease

Scientists have discovered additional evidence that generalized vitiligo — a disease that typically causes patches of white skin on the face and neck, is associated with slight variations in genes.

Jun 07, 2010, 00:00 AM IST

Vitiligo sufferers ``may have natural skin cancer protection``

People suffering from skin disease vitiligo may have natural resistance against skin cancer, according to a new study.

Apr 22, 2010, 13:48 PM IST

Vitiligo sufferers ``may have natural skin cancer protection``

People suffering from skin disease vitiligo may have natural resistance against skin cancer, according to a new study.

Apr 22, 2010, 00:00 AM IST