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    Can Trained Immunity Play a Role in the Development of Vitiligo

    Immunity Role in the Development of Vitiligo

    Trained immunity may play a significant role in the development of vitiligo. Scientists believe that trained immunity could have an even greater impact on the disease’s pathogenesis, acting as a continuous enhancer and trigger. In a recent study review, experts examined how immunity contributes to the pathogenesis of vitiligo. The review authors found that certain […] More

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    3 Lessons Learned from Winnie Harlow’s Women’s Health Interview

    Winnie Harlow Women Health

    Last month, supermodel Winnie Harlow was featured as the cover star of Women’s Health’s June issue. The interview given to the magazine highlighted her journey as a boundary-breaking model who has become a symbol of unique beauty. In the interview featured in the issue, Winnie spoke openly about-facing rejection in her early modeling days and […] More

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    Jamie Foxx Has Vitiligo in the New Movie ‘God is a Bullet’

    Jamie Foxx God is a Bullet

    Many actors are known for their transformative abilities to slip into the skin of various characters. They have the power to captivate audiences, taking them on an emotional journey through their performances. Jamie Foxx, an actor known for his versatility, in his latest movie, ‘God is a Bullet,’ takes on a role that sheds light […] More

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    My Vitiligo Story | From Rahul Patil’s Diary

    Rahul Patil

    Hello, my name is Rahul Patil, a 28-year-old IT professional working as an SAP Consultant. Originally from the small town of Pachora in North Maharashtra, I have been living in Mumbai since 2012. Today, I would like to share my personal story, the discovery of my vitiligo, the challenges I faced, and the valuable lessons […] More

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    World Vitiligo Day 2023 – A Recap

    world vitiligo day 2023

    Asia Every year, World Vitiligo Day (WVD) is officially hosted by a different country. In 2022, Mexico, under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Med. Jorge Ocampo Candiani, served as the campaign headquarters for all World Vitiligo Day activities. This year, the global WVD headquarters shifted to Almaty, Kazakhstan, with Dr. Aliya Kassymkhanova serving as the […] More

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    My Vitiligo Story | From Roshaan Narkedayy’s Diary

    Roshaan Narkedayy

    My name is Roshaan Narkedayy, and I am a former IT professional, creator, and investor from Pune, India, aged 35. My experience with Vitiligo began when I noticed a small white patch on my neck after cutting my long hair in the Dhoni Style. Initially, I didn’t know what to make of it, but as […] More

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    An Information Guide to World Vitiligo Day 2023

    World Vitiligo Day 2022

    World Vitiligo Day is an annual event observed on June 25th to raise awareness about vitiligo, provide support to individuals living with the condition, and promote research for effective treatments. The day was established in 2011 and has since gained global recognition, bringing together vitiligo patients, healthcare professionals, and organizations to advocate for better understanding […] More

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    Connecting the Dots: Uncovering the Most Common Comorbidities in Vitiligo

    Portuguese man with vitiligo

    Recent research (conducted by Desai S, McCormick E, Sodha P, Friedman A, and titled “Shining a light on vitiligo and associated comorbidities: what is the evidence?”) has shed light on the most common comorbidities often linked to vitiligo. In the recent review, researchers found that people with vitiligo are 2.6 times more likely to have […] More

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    Strategies to Maintain Resilient Emotional Health in Vitiligo

    Vitiligo is not just a cosmetic problem. It is a condition that can cause emotional heath issues and mental distress in the forms of low self-esteem, sleep problems, anxiety, negative self-perception, and depression. According to a study published in the journal Middle East Current Psychiatry in September 2021, about 75% of people with vitiligo report […] More

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    Vitiligo and Dietary Changes – What We Know So Far

    Laura Gregory

    Over the years, many dietary change strategies have been suggested to play a role in the development and management of chronic skin conditions, including vitiligo. Although all immune-mediated and inflammatory conditions of the skin have distinct clinical features, they often share a chronic inflammatory background. This explains why many living with these conditions strongly believe […] More

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    Therapeutic Effects of Turmeric (Curcumin) in vitiligo

    Turmeric for vitiligo

    Many experts believe that turmeric, and its active ingredient curcumin, can play a crucial role in natural healing of vitiligo. Even though the exact cause of vitiligo is not known yet, a strong hypothesis believes autoimmune problems including vitiligo can be a result of ‘leaky gut syndrome’. By helping you improve your gut health and […] More

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    Can The Risk of Developing Vitiligo be Increased Due to Exposure to Household Chemicals?

    Shahad Salman

    A recent study published in the Libyan Journal of Medicine has revealed that exposure to chemicals like phenols and catechols can increase the risk of developing vitiligo. The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Nehla Rmadi from the University of Sfax, Tunisia. The researchers conducted a case-control study on patients diagnosed […] More

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