Health Tip: Common Triggers for Acne
-- Acne forms when hair follicles are blocked by dead skin and oil. Bacteria then begin to grow and irritate the skin. Pimples typically occur on the face but can also surface on the back, chest, neck and arms. The American Academy of Family... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Common Triggers for Acne
Title: Health Tip: Common Triggers for AcneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 21, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Israeli biopharma firm BiomX raises $32 million in private funding
Israeli biopharma firm BiomX said on Wednesday it raised $32 million in a private funding round that will primarily be used to advance the company's drug candidates for the treatment of acne and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Minocycline for Acne Changes Skin Microbiota
(MedPage Today) -- Findings in pilot study may explain adverse effects of antibiotic therapy in acne (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 16, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Does chocolate cause acne? After many studies, the answer is ... 'complicated'
"I love this question because I get it every day, and I always wonder why people are so obsessed with the notion that chocolate causes acne," said Dr. Patricia Farris, a dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acne Relapses Linked to Lower Quality of Life, Productivity
TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 -- Acne relapses are significantly associated with impaired quality of life as well as productivity loss and absenteeism, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which vitamins and minerals are good for acne?
There are many over-the-counter products and prescription medications for treating acne. However, some vitamins and minerals may also help prevent and treat acne. Learn which ones here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Impact of acne relapses on quality of life and productivity
(Wiley) In a study of teenagers and adults suffering from acne who consulted their dermatologist, the acne relapse rate was 44 percent (39.9 percent of≤20-year-olds and 53.3 percent of>20-year-olds). The study was published in Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Civil servant, 22, brands controversial acne drug Roaccutane a 'miracle' for making spots vanish
EXCLUSIVE: Henry Wadsworth, of Bedfordshire, had been prescribed different drugs and creams for nearly five years by his GP. He took Roaccutane as a last resort. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stylist, 23, with severe cystic acne goes out without makeup for the FIRST TIME
Grace Nesbitt, 23, from Philadelphia, has suffered with the skin condition since she was in high school and after years of struggling with her acne she has finally learned to embrace it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can Noxzema help with eczema?
Noxzema is an anti-acne cream designed to clear pimples. In this article, we look at whether Noxzema products can also help with eczema, and we discuss the research, risks, and alternatives. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is this rash baby acne or eczema?
Baby acne and eczema are two skin conditions that commonly affect young babies. In this article, we look at their similarities and how to tell them apart. We also cover treatment options and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Dermatologists' Rx for Antibiotics Dropped From 2008 to 2016
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16, 2019 -- Dermatologists'use of antibiotics to treat inflammatory skin conditions like acne and rosacea is decreasing, according to a study published online Jan. 16 in JAMA Dermatology. John S. Barbieri, M.D., from the University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Acne | Medscape Acne | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines on acne and acne rosacea. Review the latest on acne treatment and acne cures using acne medications and acne remedies. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

10 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q4 2018
From acne to the menacing flu, we have picked the top 10 FDA-approved drugs every primary care physician should know about from the fourth quarter.   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - January 10, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Sydney Jennings Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is microneedling? Benefits and use
Microneedling is a dermatological procedure that can help with issues such as acne scarring, wrinkles, and stretch marks. Learn more in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Home Remedies: All about acne
Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples, and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects people of all ages.Effective treatments are available, but [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 9, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A facialist tells us why your detox diet is making your skin look bad
EXCLUSIVE: Facialist Emma Appleby believes that many of us experience redness, spots or even seasonal acne on our faces when we change our diet, even when it's for the better. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Acne: How common drug changes skin microbiome
Severe acne is often treated with isotretinoin, which can have serious side effects. New research sheds light on how the drug works and may be improved. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Personal Health: Managing Teenage Acne
If the face a teen presents to the world is marred by prominent lesions of acne, the ordinary stresses of adolescence can be that much more difficult to weather. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Skin Acne Diet and Nutrition Teenagers and Adolescence Antibiotics Bacteria Youth Source Type: news

Woman dismissed with acne was isolated in hospital amid fears she had the PLAGUE
Rachel Star Withers, of South Carolina,  suffered reactions all over her body that left her in agony. Doctors eventually diagnosed a mystery infection as the cause. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Acne Treatment Might Spring From Isotretinoin (Myorisan)
THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 -- An old acne drug may hold the key to developing a new, safer treatment, a study suggests. Isotretinoin (Myorisan, formerly branded as Accutane), is a form of vitamin A, and has been prescribed for acne for decades. It... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Acne Treatment Might Spring From Old One
THURSDAY, Jan. 3, 2019 -- An old acne drug may hold the key to developing a new, safer treatment, a study suggests. Isotretinoin (Myorisan, formerly branded as Accutane), is a form of vitamin A, and has been prescribed for acne for decades. It works... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Acne Treatment Might Spring From Old One
Title: New Acne Treatment Might Spring From Old OneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/3/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - January 3, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Roots of acne
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Source: ScienceNOW - January 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Kelly, P. N. Tags: twil Source Type: news

Acne treatment: Four topical creams and products to treat the skin condition
ACNE TREATMENT can vary depending on the severity of the skin condition. Severe acne may require prescription medication, but more mild acne can often be treated using over-the-counter products. Here are four topical medications to help treat acne. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Data on safety, effectiveness of common acne drug unreliable, some researchers say
(Reuters Health) - - Isotretinoin, a drug for severe chronic acne, has long been linked to miscarriages, birth defects and other serious problems, but a research review suggests much of data on the drug's safety, effectiveness and side effects may be unreliable. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Foamix Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA Seeking Approval of FMX101 in Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Acne
REHOVOT, Israel and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Dec. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: FOMX), a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary topical therapies to address... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - December 21, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Best supplements for skin: This live bacteria supplement could help clear your acne
BEST supplements for skin: Acne is a chronic inflammatory skin condition which often has a severe impact on an individual ’s life. It predominantly occurs on face but may also appear on the back, chest and shoulders. Many experts have suggested diet can have large impact on acne, and making sure you get certain vitamins may help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes Hyperpigmentation?
Discussion Skin color is primarily due to genetic factors. Melanocytes are usually found in skin in the basal layer of the epidermis which is also where the melanin usually lies. There are a range of normal skin phenotypes that have been described by Fitzpatrick and range from I-VI: I – pale white skin, blond hair, blue eyed, does not tan, always burns II – fair skin, blue eyed, tans poorly, burns easily III – darker white skin, burns initially then tans IV – light brown skin, tans easily, burns minimally V – brown skin, tans darkly easily, burns rarely VI – dark brown skin, alway...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 17, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Genetic study raises hopes for acne treatment
The shape of hair follicles may be key to why some people are affected Related items fromOnMedica Eczema a greater burden on patients than heart disease or diabetes Silk garments for skin conditions set to come off NHS prescription Eyeballing skin cancer not good enough for accurate diagnosis, say experts NICE approves new treatment for high-risk skin cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Genetic study of people with acne raises prospect of new treatment
Researchers think differences in hair follicle shape may increase risk of conditionThe world ’s first genetic study of people with acne has raised the prospect of new treatments for those with severe cases of the skin condition.The study of almost 27,000 people, including 5,602 with severe acne, identified genetic differences that were more common in people with the skin condition. Scientists found that many of the genetic variants influenced the formation of hair follicles, which was previously an unknown risk factor for the condition. The researchers think that differences in the shape of hair follicles may make so...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Acne Society NHS Health Science Source Type: news

Is acne genetic? World first study makes a 'huge leap forward' in finding cure for spots
Researchers from the National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at Guy's and St Thomas' analysed the DNA of 26,700 people, of which 5,600 had acne. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to identify baby acne vs. a rash
Baby acne can look similar to other types of rash, such as those of an allergic reaction, erythema toxicum, or eczema. In this article, we look at the symptoms of common rashes, how to tell the difference, and treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Tazarotene Gel an Option for Post-Acne Scarring Tazarotene Gel an Option for Post-Acne Scarring
Home treatment with tazarotene gel was as effective as microneedling in improving acne scar severity, in a small trial in India.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Study suggests using black mulberry to naturally treat acne
(Natural News) Acne happens to so many people, it’s often considered a normal part of adolescence. However, there are cases when acne simply cannot be ignored. According to a study, black mulberry, with its antibacterial and antioxidant activity, could be a potential natural and effective treatment for acne. In the study, black mulberry (Morus nigra)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The psychology of scars: a mini-review - Ngaage M, Agius M.
Scars can result from a range of causes: accidents, surgery, and even acne. The resultant change in appearance can negatively affect body image and self-confidence. Scarring is stigmatised in society because of the premium placed on beauty - disfigurement ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Here ’s Why You Get More Acne in the Winter — And How to Fix It
Nothing much blooms in winter, but pimples may be an exception. A 2015 study of New England acne patients found the percentage of them who enjoyed a clear complexion was greatest during summer and fall. Winter, on the other hand, tended to be a rough season; rates of moderate-to-severe acne leaped 11% among the study participants in winter compared to summer. One reason your skin tends to act up in cold weather may have to do with sebum, a type of oil that the small glands of the skin secrete. Sebum helps keep your skin properly moist and supple, but too much can cause the cells in your skin to stick together. This can lea...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about baby acne
Baby acne, or neonatal acne, affects around 20 percent of newborns. It usually clears up without treatment. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and similar conditions here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of witch hazel?
Witch hazel has anti-inflammatory and astringent properties, so many people use it at home for common complaints, such as acne or varicose veins. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Get rid of your acne naturally with bitter aloe
(Natural News) Many people with acne try to treat the condition with chemically formulated facial washes, soaps, lotions, creams, and other synthetic treatments. However, most of these acne treatments come with side effects. So, in search of natural acne treatments, researchers from Kyung Hee University Medical Center in Seoul, Republic of Korea, found that bitter aloe (Aloe... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foamix's treatment for common skin condition meets late-stage trial goals
Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd said on Wednesday its experimental foam treatment for rosacea, a common skin condition that causes acne-like bumps and redness on the face, met the main goals of two late-stage clinical trials. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Hims Launches Hers, A Direct-To-Consumer Site Selling Birth Control And Other Drugs
Men ’s wellness brand Hims is launching a sister brand, Hers, selling acne creams, vitamins and one medication that’s faced a fair share of controversy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michela Tindera, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Health Tip: FDA Discusses Possible Risks of Bodybuilding Products
-- Bodybuilding drugs may contain steroids or similar substances that could pose significant risks to users, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Steroids and similar drugs have been associated with severe acne, hair loss, altered mood,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: I lost three stone without trying - is it just part of getting older?
The Daily Mail's resident doctor answers your personal concerns in his weekly Good Health column. Today, he details the warning signs of dramatic weight loss and top tips for acne control. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clearing Things Up: When to Consider ‘Accutane’ for Serious Acne
Jie Chen, RPA-C with Advanced Dermatology PC, Shares Tips on Isotretinoin Treatment.(PRWeb October 25, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/clearing_things_up_when_to_consider_accutane_for_serious_acne/prweb15864093.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Newborn whose skin erupted in ACNE now has a clear complexion thanks to a £7.99 coconut oil
Henry Holdsworth was just three weeks old when his stay-at-home mother Alex, 31, from Kettering, Northamptonshire, noticed red blemishes springing up on his cheeks. These then spread all over his body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Growing Number Of Adults Suffering From Acne
BOSTON (CBS) – Pimples aren’t just for teens anymore. A growing number of adults also have acne. A 2018 review of studies in the journal Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology reported a significant increase in adult acne, mostly in women with breakouts on the lower third of their faces. One dermatologist told the New York Times that nearly all of her adult female patients are getting pimples. And some experts are calling it an epidemic. It’s not clear why. They say environmental factors like stress and diet may play a role. Hormones are another factor. And the vast number of facial products t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Watch Listen dermatologist Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news