Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skin

Millions of people worldwide have vitiligo, a condition that causes the skin to lose its natural colour, resulting in patches of light skin. Although the white or light patches do not typically cause other symptoms, the condition can cause low self-esteem and depression in patients - of whom nearly half develop vitiligo before the age of 21

Tips to help vitiligo patients care for their skinAlthough there is no cure for vitiligo, dermatologists from the American Academy of Dermatology say there is a lot patients can do at home to make vitiligo less visible and help prevent the condition from spreading. “Many people with vitiligo do not have any other signs or symptoms and feel completely healthy,” says board-certified dermatologist […]

‘Why should the colour of my skin define my stand in the society?’

At the Asian Endoscopy Ultrasound (EUS) conference, actor Nandita Das held a short talk on ‘being oneself in the today's world’

‘Why should the colour of my skin define my stand in the society?’Had you walked through the wooden door of the Hall C around 2 pm on Friday at the Renaissance Convention Centre, Powai, you would have witnessed an air of elegance and poise at the hall. The unceasing claps and the silent audience was an indication of her persona that the acclaimed film celebrity Nandita Das […]