Transgender adolescents and acne: a cases series - Campos-Mu ñoz L, López-De Lara D, Rodríguez-Rojo ML, Conde-Taboada A, López-Bran E.

We describe the difficulties of treating acne in a series of female-to-male transgender adolescents, including concerns about potential hepatotoxicity with concomitant use of testosterone with isotretinoin or tetracyclines. Acne is a foreseeable adverse ef...
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CONCLUSIONS: In a vulnerable age group, our results demonstrate an improvement for neurocognitive functions in isotretinoin patients. The conflicting results suggest distinct mechanisms to be responsible for the effects on affective and cognitive functions. PMID: 30985218 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
In this study, vaginal microbiome was divided in five biotypes, being four of them dominated by lactobacilli and considered as healthy (pH 5.0) and higher diversity. In a healthy status, microbiota is balanced and forms a stable ecological unit dominated by Lactobacillus species, which fixes pH below 5.0 and controls non-desirable groups. In a pathogenic process, the microbiome shifts to a dysbiotic state, in which lactobacilli drop, pH is increased to values above 4.5 and other groups such as Gardnerella, Atopobium, Prevotella, and Streptococcus, among others, can overgrow (Srinivasan et al., 2012). Short chain fatty acid...
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Lumps on the back of the neck hairline can be the result of skin irritation or acne or may be a sign of a new mole. Other possible causes include muscle knots, cysts, boils, and swollen lymph nodes. Learn more about these causes and when to see a doctor here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news
Condition:   Acne Vulgaris Intervention:   Drug: Trifarotene Sponsor:   Galderma R&D Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Publication date: Available online 15 April 2019Source: International Journal of PharmaceuticsAuthor(s): Christoph Brammann, Christel C. Mueller-GoymannAbstractHair follicles are a promising target for the administration of drugs to treat diseases associated with the pilosebaceous unit, such as acne. For solid lipid microparticle dispersions a successful and selective delivery of adapalene via targeted erosion of the particles in sebum has been shown. By embedding nanoparticulate benzoyl peroxide in lipid microparticles, the therapeutic potency of adapalene can be further increased by improving follicular deposition of ben...
Source: International Journal of Pharmaceutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
CHRISTINA PATTERSON, British journalist and author of The Art of Not Falling Apart, says many people think acne is a teenage problem that passes, but it isn’t.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
François Chassagne1†, Xinyi Huang1†, James T. Lyles1 and Cassandra L. Quave1,2* 1Center for the Study of Human Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States 2Department of Dermatology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, United States In the search for new therapeutic solutions to address an increasing number of multidrug-resistant bacterial pathogens, secondary metabolites from plants have proven to be a rich source of antimicrobial compounds. Ginkgo biloba, a tree native to China, has been spread around the world as an ornamental tree. Its seeds have been used as snacks and medical mater...
Source: Frontiers in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Causes of scabs on the face include acne, shingles, and eczema. Treatment depends on the cause, and prevention is possible in some cases. Learn more about scabs on the face here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news
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Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: The ACNE-Q is a rigorously developed instrument that can be used to measure appearance and other patient-centered concerns. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. PMID: 30977918 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Dermatology - Category: Dermatology Authors: Tags: Br J Dermatol Source Type: research
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