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Rosacea: The Blessing of the Celts – An Approach to Pathogenesis Through Translational ResearchReview
Rosacea: The Blessing of the Celts – An Approach to Pathogenesis Through Translational Research
Bodo C. Melnik

Increased expression of cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide (CAMP) is related to the pathogenesis of rosacea. CAMP plays a crucial role in antimicrobial defences, such as the killing of mycobacteria. CAMP gene expression is regulated by vitamin D-dependent (VDR) and vitamin D-independent (C/EBPα) transcription factors. VDR-dependent CAMP expression is sufficient during the summer months in Nor ...


Psychological Interventions in the Treatment of Chronic ItchReview
Psychological Interventions in the Treatment of Chronic Itch
Christina Schut, Nicholas K. Mollanazar, Jörg Kupfer, Uwe Gieler, Gil Yosipovitch

Patients with chronic itch suffer from higher levels of depression and anxiety than their healthy counterparts. Furthermore, psychological factors, such as stress, are known to aggravate itch. The mere act of thinking about itching can induce the sensation. Interventions like habit reversal training and arousal reduction have been shown to have positive effects on itch relief. Yet, there is still ...


Survival and Effectiveness of Tumour Necrosis Factor-alpha Inhibitors in the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis under Daily Life Conditions: Report from the Psoriasis Registry AustriaClinical Report
Survival and Effectiveness of Tumour Necrosis Factor-alpha Inhibitors in the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis under Daily Life Conditions: Report from the Psoriasis Registry Austria
Martin Inzinger, Katharina Wippel-Slupetzky, Wolfgang Weger, Leo Richter, Alexander Mlynek, Barbara Fleischander, Christine Scheurecker, Nikolaus Sandor, Daniela Mairhofer, Paul G. Sator, Sabine Moser-Oberthaler, Nina Häring, Petra Viznerova, Clemens Painsi, Adrian Tanew, Peter Ponholzer, Rafaella Tatarski, Wilhelm Brenner, Georg Stingl, Wolfgang Salmhofer, Klemens Rappersberger, Georg Klein, Werner Saxinger, Josef Auböck, Claudia Kölli, Franz Trautinger, Andreas Steiner, Gudrun Ratzinger, Robert Strohal, Elisabeth Riedl, Bernhard Lange-Asschenfeldt, Hubert Pehamberger, Beatrix Volc-Platzer, Sylvia Selhofer, Franz Josef Legat, Robert Müllegger, Norbert Reider, Matthias Schmuth, Helmut Hintner, Angelika Hofer, Alexandra Gruber-Wackernagel, Werner Aberer, Franz Quehenberger, Peter Wolf

This retrospective multicentre analysis from the Psoriasis Registry Austria (PsoRA) was conducted to determine drug effectiveness and survival of anti-tumour necrosis factor alpha (anti-TNF-α) agents in patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis over a 9-year period. Data on 1,019 treatment cycles with adalimumab (n = 460), etanercept (n = 501), and/or i ...


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An international peer-reviewed journal for clinical and experimental research in the field of dermatology and venereology.

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Topics: Atopic dermatitis and contact allergy, facial dermatoses and adnexal disorders, new treatments, psoriasis and genodermatoses, psychodermatology, sexually transmitted diseases, skin biology and inflammation, skin cancer and pigmentation, skin immunology and lymphoma, urticaria and itch, wound healing and tissue repair


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