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A Tiered Approach to Managing Acne

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Source: MedPage Today Public Health - Category: American Health Source Type: news

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Authors: Hasegawa S, Yabe H, Kaneko N, Watanabe E, Gono T, Terai C Abstract We herein report a rare case of a 66-year-old woman who had synovitis-acne-pustulosis-hyperostosis-osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome with marked sternal osteitis and bilateral pleural effusions. SAPHO syndrome was diagnosed based on the characteristic features of a hyperostotic sternum and thoracic spine. The inflammatory changes of sternal osteitis and involvement of the adjacent soft tissue were assumed to be the cause of the pleural effusions. The effusions decreased during the natural course of the disease and resolved after methotrexate therap...
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
-- Acne is typically caused by the clogging of hair follicles by debris from skin cells, skin inflammation, oily secretions and certain bacteria. The American Skin Association identifies these common types of acne and their causes: Comedones- These...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
This review based on translational research predicts that the transcription factor p53 is the key effector of all anti-acne therapies. All-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) and isotretinoin (13-cis retinoic acid) enhanc...
Source: Journal of Translational Medicine - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Gyms are breeding grounds for dangerous bacteria. And these bacteria can lead to health problems as minimal as acne or as serious as life-threatening infections. Here's how to avoid them.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Whiteheads are type of acne lesion. We look at ten popular home remedies to help get rid of them, how they work, and self-care to prevent whiteheads.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news
The FDA yesterday released draft guidance covering microneedling devices and what it considers to be a medical device under its purview. Microneedling devices are often touted as treatments for acne, scars, stretch marks and to generally increase the elasticity and healthiness of skin. The devices and procedures are often meant to be performed at home or in cosmetic or plastic surgery centers. The federal watchdog laid out a number of treatment claims that, if made, would put such devices under its regulatory jurisdiction. The claims include treating scars, wrinkles and deep facial lines, cellulite and stretch marks, derma...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news
To the Editor: Every current acne treatment guideline incorporates benzoyl peroxide (BP) as an important component of the treatment algorithm.1,2 In 2011, BP was switched from both a prescription and an over-the-counter (OTC) medication to an exclusively OTC one. The impact of this switch on patient adherence has not been studied.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Research letter Source Type: research
Updated Date: Sep 15, 2017 EST
Source: DailyMed Drug Label Updates - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: alerts
Authors: Ettel DL, Lamanno LR, Neyra SA, Ettel WJ, Ettel Iii GL, Mitchell MK Abstract INTRODUCTION: Although the Internet contains many health Web sites with valid information, it also contains sites with false information. OBJECTIVE: To learn whether high school students searching health care information believe they are using evidence-based sites and to understand their topics of interest, frequently navigated sites, and trust/confidence in the credibility of information found. DESIGN: Cross-sectional. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Students at a private high school answered an anonymous survey inquiring abou...
Source: The Permanente journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Perm J Source Type: research
ConclusionsBoth treatment regimens were efficacious, but tazarotene plus clindamycin was found to be superior to adapalene plus clindamycin. The tolerability profile of both regimens was comparable.Trial RegistrationClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02721173
Source: Clinical Drug Investigation - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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