Syneron Candela wins FDA nod for Vbeam Prisma cosmetic laser
Syneron Candela said today it won FDA clearance for a next-gen version of its Vbeam, the Vbeam Prima cosmetic laser designed to treat skin conditions. The newly cleared device is intended for use in treating skin conditions including rosacea, port wine stains, acne, facial, leg and spider veins, scars, benign pigmented lesions and wrinkles, warts, stretch marks and photo aging, the Wayland, Mass.-based company said. “In a clinical study using Vbeam Prima, facial redness and rosacea symptoms were dramatically reduced after 4 treatments. I’ve worked with the Vbeam platform for years, and I am extremely excited ab...
Source: Mass Device - July 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Syneron Medical Ltd. Source Type: news

The evaluation of psychiatric comorbidity, self-injurious behavior, suicide probability, and other associated psychiatric factors (lonileness, self-esteem, life satisfaction) in adolescents with acne: A clinical pilot study - Özyay Eroğlu F, Aktepe E, Erturan İ.
In this study, psychiatric comorbidity and levels of self-inju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Best supplements for skin conditions: 2p capsules could prevent dry skin
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some dry skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, acne and dandruff. Adding this cheap capsule to your diet everyday could lower your risk of dry skin symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fifteen home remedies for acne
Many home remedies can help people reduce their acne by treating oily skin, killing bacteria, and providing antioxidants. Natural treatments that reduce acne flare-ups include aloe vera gel, honey, and tea tree oil. Learn about 15 natural home remedies and how to use them to improve acne, pimples, and oily skin here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: Check out the Spring 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! This quarter, Executive Director Kate Flewelling talked about attending the All of Us launch event at the historic Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, New York City. Call for Applicants for the Sewell Stipend to Attend the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting – Is your position related to public health? Would you like an opportunity to immerse yourself in the public health field for a few days? Apply for the Sewell Travel Award for Public Health and attend...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - July 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Common Medications Can Cause Drug-Induced Lupus
BOSTON (CBS) – A busy mom of two young kids, Faryn Savasta of Westborough is constantly on the go. But chasing after her kids would have been impossible a few years ago. “All of a sudden I woke up one day and I felt like I couldn’t move,” she said. “My legs felt like giant rocks and I couldn’t move them.” At the time, Faryn was a newlywed and looking forward to starting a family. Instead she was depending on her husband for basic needs. “Bring me to the bathroom, help me get in and out of bed. It was shocking,” she recalled. Faryn Savasta of Westborough. (WBZ-TV) A...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Lupus Source Type: news

Fitness blogger opens up about coping with adult acne
Sydney-based personal trainer and Adidas ambassador Tanya Poppett struggles with adult acne - but she swears that three ingredients have helped her stave off the spots. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: Check out the Spring 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! This quarter, our Spring intern Sheryl R. Simon, MD, wrote about the importance of precision medicine in cancer research and treatment. Call for Applicants for the Sewell Stipend to Attend the 2018 APHA Annual Meeting – Is your position related to public health? Would you like an opportunity to immerse yourself in the public health field for a few days? Apply for the Sewell Travel Award for Public Health and attend the 2018 American Public ...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - July 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Investigational treatment for acne appears promising in laboratory studies
(Wiley) Topical retinoids, which target retinoic acid receptors, are commonly used to treat acne. New research published in the British Journal of Dermatology reveals that trifarotene, a fourth-generation retinoid with potent and selective activity against only one particular retinoic acid receptor, may have an improved efficacy and safety profile compared with less selective retinoids. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

July issue of NIH News in Health
Check out the July issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research. Download a PDF version for printing. We’re debuting a new feature this month! Take a look at our Clinical Research Corner, which highlights NIH-funded clinical studies looking for volunteers. Preparing for Menopause A Woman’s Midlife Change Menopause is a phase of life that brings gradual changes. Learn ways to manage the mid-life transition. Acne Breakouts Controlling Problem Pimples Doctors don’t know why only some people get acne. But they can help yo...
Source: MCR News - July 3, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: ssawyer Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

NIH News in Health
The July 2018 issue of NIH News in Health is now available. In this issue, information about preparing for menopause and acne are highlighted. In addition, readers will learn about: the new National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health app, HerbList diet and hearing loss a program for those 60 and older to quit smoking Anyone can subscribe and access NIH News in Health. The information contained in this monthly publication is for anyone but especially the public with practical news and tips that are based on NIH (National Institutes of Health) research. Individuals can subscribe to receive this monthly newslet...
Source: Dragonfly - July 2, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health News from NIH Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What type of acne do I have?
There are many types of acne lesion. These blemishes range from mild blackheads and whiteheads to more severe forms, such as nodules and cysts. In this article, we explore what each of these types of lesion looks like. Also, learn which medical treatments and home remedies can help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is salicylic acid safe to use during pregnancy?
Acne often develops during pregnancy, and many commercially available treatments contain salicylic acid. Is this acid safe to use during pregnancy? Are there any skin care products to avoid? We provide answers. Also, learn why some pregnant people develop acne, and what tips can help with managing it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

July 2018
Preparing for Menopause : A Woman ’s Midlife Change Acne Breakouts : Controlling Problem Pimples Eating Well May Slow Hearing Loss in Women Discover Herbal Products Volunteers Needed for CLL Study Smokefree 60+ (Source: NIH News in Health)
Source: NIH News in Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The dangers of using multiple acne products at any one time
We all long for blemish-free skin, but many of us are plagued by pimples well after our teenage years. As it turns out, using different acne products could be making our breakouts worse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Hypervitaminosis A: What to know
Hypervitaminosis A is when a person has too much vitamin A in their body. This is rarely due to diet, but it can occur if a person takes too many supplements or uses certain creams for acne over a prolonged period. Learn about the symptoms of acute and chronic hypervitaminosis A and possible complications here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes forehead acne?
Forehead acne and pimples are common, especially during puberty. There are many reasons why someone might develop acne on their forehead, and they can often treat the condition at home. In some cases, however, someone may need to see a doctor. Here, we cover the causes, treatment, and how to prevent forehead acne. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Could You Have Rosacea?
TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 -- Acne isn't reserved for teens, and breakouts can persist into adulthood. But there's another common skin condition -- rosacea -- that causes a different type of blemish, strikes in the adult years, and won't respond to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The diet fitness star Sarah's Day swears by to stay lean and keep her acne at bay  
Sarah Stevenson, from Sydney, started her Youtube channel in a bid to help young women address their acne concerns - having been a sufferer herself. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: My daughter has been on antibiotics for acne for 24 years
Since the age of 16, my daughter, now 40, has been prescribed the antibiotic erythromycin for acne. Her doctor seems to think it ’s OK to continue prescribing this long term, but will it affect her health? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Dermatologists say using toothpaste on zits can dry out the skin
Toothpaste has been used for years as a quick fix for acne but dermatologist Dr Douglas Altcheck tells Daily Mail Online that, when used topically, it can dry out the skin and cause irritation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Diuretic as effective as antibiotics to treat women's acne
Spironolactone, a diuretic drug, might be an effective alternative to antibiotics for the treatment of women's acne, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spironolactone may be an alternative to antibiotics in women's acne treatment
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) In a finding that suggests the potential for practice change that would reduce the use of antibiotics in dermatology, researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found the diuretic drug spironolactone may be just as effective as antibiotics for the treatment of women's acne. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use Manuka honey for acne
Manuka honey can be used for a variety of skin ailments and may even help treat acne. Learn how its wound-healing and antibacterial properties may help reduce the incidence of acne and inflammation. We also look at how to use Manuka honey as a spot treatment, face mask, and natural cleanser. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Shadow Holdings, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of X-Jow and Acne Shave products due to Possible Bacterial Contamination
Shadow Holdings is voluntarily recalling all lots, within expiry, of Herb-X Solutions X-Jow Pain Gel, and United Exchange Acne Shave Moisturizer, Acne Shave Shave Cream with Acne Shield, and Acne Shave Shave Kit to the retail level. The products may be contaminated with bacteria. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 26, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hertfordshire woman with severe acne swears by skin cream with silver
Rose MacIntosh, 25, from Hertfordshire, says her teenage years were miserable because she was bullied about her skin, but now her life has been turned around and she is happy and confident. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I'm getting my life back': Woman bullied for years because of acne swears by skin cream with silver
Rose MacIntosh, 25, from Hertfordshire, says her teenage years were miserable because she was bullied about her skin, but now her life has been turned around and she is happy and confident. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Understanding adult acne
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I?m a 38-year-old woman who didn?t have acne as a teenager. Over the past six months, my face has started to break out for the first time. What could cause this? How can I get rid of it? Should I try the same over-the-counter products my teenage son uses for his blemishes? [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Nodular acne: Definition and treatment options
Nodular acne is a severe type of acne that causes hard, painful lesions on the skin. These lesions are signs of inflammation in the deep layers of the skin. In this article, we look at the causes and symptoms of nodular acne. We also cover possible treatments, including antibiotics, isotretinoin, and topical creams. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

How to get rid of spots fast: Best treatments - and the common one you should avoid
SPOTS, or acne, is usually caused by hormone changes. You can get rid of spots fast by using these easy treatments for the home. But, don ’t use this technique to get clearer skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adult acne: Dr Anjali Mahto answers the 12 most common questions
Consultant dermatologist Dr Anjali Mahto ’s new book, The Skincare Bible, was inspired by the questions she’s asked everyday at her clinic, The Cadogan Clinic in London. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can jojoba oil treat acne?
Jojoba oil is a waxy substance that is commonly included in skin creams and gels. Its consistency and natural anti-inflammatory properties may make it useful for treating acne and other skin lesions. Learn more about how to use jojoba oil for acne, its benefits and risks, and other possible oils to use. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Doctors must get better at diagnosing patients with darker skin: dermatologists
About a month ago, a frustrated Emma Schmidt turned to Google for help. The 28-year-old Regina teacher was tired of the acne-related dark spots on her face. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

How a good diet can cure your acne: Doctor reveals which foods to avoid
From hormones to genetics to your skincare regime, adult acne can be triggered by many factors. New research shows this can include what you eat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acne (Pimples)
Title: Acne (Pimples)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Woman clears severe acne with controversial drug Roaccutane
Mollie Cowin, 22, a corporate banker from Bexleyheath in Kent, opted to take a course of the powerful drug Roaccutane after battling acne that covered her face, chest and back for eight years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Same as the old boss — Novan makes interim CEO permanent
Morrisville-based Novan has made its interim CEO Kelly Martin permanent, while it looks to a big third quarter for its acne drug. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Same as the old boss — Novan makes interim CEO permanent
Morrisville-based Novan has made its interim CEO Kelly Martin permanent, while it looks to a big third quarter for its acne drug. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Same as the old boss — Novan makes interim CEO permanent
Morrisville-based Novan has made its interim CEO Kelly Martin permanent, while it looks to a big third quarter for its acne drug. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Same as the old boss — Novan makes interim CEO permanent
Morrisville-based Novan has made its interim CEO Kelly Martin permanent, while it looks to a big third quarter for its acne drug. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

10 Foods Filled With Probiotics
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, 100 Most Healing Foods, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at Amazon. One of the most crucial parts of our body when it comes to health is our microbiome—the trillions of bacteria that live in our gut. Scientists are learning that the bacterial communities we live with are linked to everything from body weight to asthma to acne. Having the right balance of bugs may keep us well in the long term. Some bacteria in the gut are good for our health, while other strains raise our risk for disease. We shape our microbiome makeup thr...
Source: TIME: Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

YouTube stars who battled acne say they cleared skin through diet
Nina and Randa Nelson shared their acne struggles on YouTube. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

WATCH: YouTube stars share how they cleared their acne with diet
Nina and Randa Nelson, both 24, put their diet plan in a new book, "The Clear Skin Diet." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Make-up artist with acne creates skin-friendly company Glow Organic
After scrutinising beauty products, Mel Jenkins, from Brighton, transformed her acne with non-drying brands.It spurred the 27-year-old to start her own line, set to turn over £250,000 this year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you suffer from adult acne? This new age facial could be the CURE
If you suffer from severe acne, this ancient Chinese therapy method could be the cure for you, according to some Australian acupuncturists and beauticians. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you prevent pimples?
Several factors can cause acne, but simple hygiene techniques and lifestyle changes can often prevent pimples from forming. Washing regularly and reducing stress are some of the best ways to ward off this common skin issue. Here, learn more about effective methods of prevention and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is my pimple infected?
A pimple is more likely to become infected if it is popped. It could be caused by cystic acne or mistaken for a boil. An infected pimple is most annoying on sensitive areas such as the face or nose. Some can be treated at home, but more severe infections could be caused by staph bacteria and require medical treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Impax Reaches $20 Mln Deal to End Trial Over Generic Drug's Delay Impax Reaches $20 Mln Deal to End Trial Over Generic Drug's Delay
Impax Laboratories Inc has agreed to pay $20 million to consumers and insurers to resolve claims that the drugmaker entered an anticompetitive deal to delay launching a generic, cheaper version of acne medication Solodyn.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat whiteheads on the nose
Whiteheads are stubborn acne lesions that develop just under the skin. The nose is a common site for whiteheads to form, as this part of the face produces a lot of oil and is touched frequently throughout the day. We look at several ways to treat whiteheads on the nose, as well as how to prevent them in the future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news