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Medical Device Design Is Critical to Bringing Healthcare into the Home
Medical technology is going consumer. Both patients and care givers hold an increasing expectation that the devices they use to manage care will operate with the same ease and usability as the digital products they use every day to manage their lives. As healthcare moves to a home setting, patients require design elements that make the technology easier to use, more intuitive, and more accessible. Medical device companies are responding by focusing during design and development on those needs that are harder to tease out. To succeed in this potential consumer market, the biggest asset to any device is good design and ...
Source: MDDI - November 17, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Scott Thielman Tags: Design Source Type: news

Cystic Acne
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 17, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Visually Augmented Targeted Combination Light Therapy for Acne Visually Augmented Targeted Combination Light Therapy for Acne
A novel approach to using phototherapy for inflammatory acne was successful in this patient.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Texas teen's acne Instagram pictures go viral
Michelle Hoang, 16, from Houston, Texas posted a before and after picture of her acne prone skin, which has since gone viral with over 27,000 likes thanks to it clearing up in just one month. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Whey protein powder may cause hormonal acne in women
Because whey protein is a dairy product, it contains hormones that produce oil, ultimately  causing acne. Women are more susceptible to hormonal imbalances and at a higher risk for acne. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of acne: Try these four ways to stop spots on your BACK
ACNE on your back - sometimes called ‘bacne’ - can be upsetting for sufferers. There are a number of ways you can prevent spots in this area, such as through getting on top of your laundry or by using different shower products. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novan shares up on third-party financing news
Shares of Morrisville-based Novan (Nasdaq: NOVN) were up about 5 percent Tuesday afternoon, trading around $6, following third-party financing news from the company for the continued development of its acne drug, SB204.   Novan announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement in principle for the development of SB204 via third-party financing and third-party execution of an additional – and costly – Phase 3 trial required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration prior to Novan filing its new… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Best supplements for skin: Take THESE five nutrients to combat acne, eczema and psoriasis
SUPPLEMENTS can be used to help reduce symptoms of skin conditions like acne, eczema and psoriasis. Here are the five nutrients to top up on for your complexion. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Cope with Emotional Body Issues: Bloat, Belly Fat and More
“You are more than your thoughts, your body, or your feelings. You are a swirling vortex of limitless potential who is here to shake things up and create something new that the universe has never seen.” – Richard Bartlett It’s always tough to look in the mirror and dislike what you see. Whether you’re unhappy with how you look because of unsightly and uncomfortable bloat, belly fat that just won’t go away no matter how much you exercise, flabby arms, cellulite on your legs, a nose that’s too long, wide or misshapen, Rosacea, acne, breasts too small or too large or any other emotion...
Source: Psych Central - November 1, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Addictions Diet & Nutrition Eating Disorders Healthy Living Self-Esteem belly fat bloat Body Acceptance Body Dissatisfaction Body Dysmorphia dieting Source Type: news

Topical corticosteroids reduce retinoid irritation, study shows
Transient topical corticosteroids could take edge off severe irritation from topical retinoid acne treatment without decreasing efficacy. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Optimal topical retinoid use for acne
Striking the perfect balance for retinoid use isn't easy. In this article, Dr. Michael Kolodney outlines his techniques for applying and managing retinoids. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Natural acne treatment: What's most effective?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Particular PCOS symptoms can predict metabolic dysfunction
According to a study, published in theJournal of Cosmetic Dermatology, symptoms such as acne and hirsutism correlate with metabolic dysfunction in PCOS patients.Endocrinology Advisor (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 31, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

How to get rid of spots: Doing THIS could be making it worse, says Dr Renee
HOW to get rid of spots is question much pondered by all – not just teenagers. Did you know acne symptoms could be made worse by squeezing and picking spots, according to GP Dr Renee Hoenderkamp? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Picosecond-Domain Laser Decreases Acne Scarring (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Biggest impact likely for patients with darker skin types (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The Simple Skin-Care Routine That Helped Me Get Rid Of My Hormonal Acne
If I've learned anything, it's that less really is more, and that you have to choose your ingredients very carefully. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sun Pharma's acne medication companion app records daily progress toward clearer skin
Teens and adults battling severe acne now have a new tool to follow their transition toward unblemished skin. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 23, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Fast 50 — Natural Skincare & Acne Clinic aims to go clear to the top
The company ranked No. 3 among companies with annual revenues of $3.2 million or less. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 19, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jonathan Rose Source Type: news

Novan leans on its spinout, Know Bio, to bolster acne drug pipeline
Morrisville-based Novan (Nasdaq: NOVN) is broadening its focus through acquiring new intellectual property rights and is closing in on a deal to move its acne product forward. Through a deal with Know Bio – which was spun out from Novan prior to Novan’s IPO last year – Novan has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to applications of nitric-oxide-based products for the treatment of cancer-causing viruses. Those viruses include human papillomavirus (HPV)-associa ted sexually transmitted infections. Novan… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Novan leans on its spinout, Know Bio, to bolster acne drug pipeline
Morrisville-based Novan (Nasdaq: NOVN) is broadening its focus through acquiring new intellectual property rights and is closing in on a deal to move its acne product forward. Through a deal with Know Bio – which was spun out from Novan prior to Novan’s IPO last year – Novan has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to applications of nitric-oxide-based products for the treatment of cancer-causing viruses. Those viruses include human papillomavirus (HPV)-associa ted sexually transmitted infections. Novan… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 18, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Derms: Oral Contraceptives as Acne Tx Warrant Caution
(MedPage Today) -- Consent laws not clear with respect to minors and oral contraceptive pills (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 14, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Foods Natalie Portman's cut out to clear her adult acne
With her skin looking flawless, you would never imagine that Natalie Portman once had an acne problem. The Oscar winner actress has shared how she overcame the skin condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NSW five-year-old is going through the menopause  
Emily Dover, from New South Wales in Australia, was a toddler when she started to develop breasts, body odour and acne. Aggressive treatment has kick started the menopause with all its side effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don ’t ignore facial dynamics when using fillers
Dermal fillers that include physicochemical properties proved to be effective in reducing acne scarring without compromising natural facial dynamics, researchers reported ASDS. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 6, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

The Sweet Way to Heal Your Wounds
We enjoy outdoor activities. My family will be coming over this year and I will fire up the grill for a delicious BBQ grass-fed beef. We’ll play games like badminton and horseshoes. Now while these games can be fun, they can lead to cuts and bruises. I want to aim you with an unconventional solution for those wounds.  For years now, sugar’s been a dirty word. It’s been blamed for everything from obesity, heart disease and diabetes to tooth decay and acne. But there’s something they don’t know.  Sugar’s better for you than all those artificial sweeteners and substitutes out th...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

Ohio woman posts before-and-after acne Instagram photos
Kali Kushner from Cincinnati, Ohio, got severe acne three years ago. The 22-year-old made an Instagram account showing for her skin transformation and now has more than 22,000 followers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman claims that RAW HONEY cleared her acne
An anonymous 32-year-old woman shared her photographs documenting the dramatic change in her skin on Reddit - and she claims applying raw honey is what banished her acne. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dermavant Sciences Appoints Vince Ippolito as President and Chief Operating Officer
Former Chief Commercial Officer at Anacor and Medicis joins leadership team Mr. Ippolito has launched over 20 branded medicines in dermatology Dermavant has licensed its fourth investigational drug for the treatment of acne BASEL, Switzerland, Sep... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology, Personnel Dermavant Sciences, cerdulatinib (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The 10 best blogs for skin disorders
Do you have dry, itchy, acne-prone skin or eczema? We have rounded up the best blogs for skin disorders written by dermatologists, experts, and patients. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

4 Ways To Clear Acne Naturally
With antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, green tea extract can inhibit the activity of your skin’s oil-producing cells. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Get Rid of Acne
Title: How to Get Rid of AcneCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 22, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Four Common Types Of Acne
-- 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)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Four Common Types Of Acne
Title: Health Tip: Four Common Types Of AcneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - September 20, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Tips for avoiding potentially deadly bacteria in gyms
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)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ten home remedies to get rid of whiteheads
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)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

FDA releases draft guidance on microneedling devices
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 - September 15, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news

Cochrane Skin Group celebrate 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases
World-leading dermatologists and their patients are celebrating huge improvements in the treatment of skin diseases like skin cancer, psoriasis, and acne as theCochrane Skin Group marks its 20th anniversary this week.   The effects of the 120 plus published Cochrane Skin Reviews have been far-reaching and have had real impacts on patient care. These include skin cancer, skin allergies, and acne, blistering diseases, hair disorders like alopecia, fungal infections and psoriasis as well as tropical parasitic disea ses.The group is coordinated by the University of Nottingham ’s Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 12, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

‘Abducted, Raped and Burned Up.’ Former Traveling Carnival Worker Pleads Guilty to Killing Young Sisters in 1975
(BEDFORD, Va.) — A man charged in the killing of two young sisters from Maryland pleaded guilty Tuesday, more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall. Lloyd Lee Welch Jr., 60, entered his plea in a Virginia court Tuesday. Welch is accused of snatching 12-year-old Sheila Lyon and 10-year-old Katherine Lyon in March 1975. Authorities believe he burned the girls’ bodies on a remote mountain in Bedford County, Virginia, where his family owned land. They were never recovered. The first-degree felony murder charges carry the possibility of a death sentence, but it wasn’...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW Crime onetime Source Type: news

Symptoms of CANCER, acne and eczema can show on your skin – five signs to look out for
CANCER, acne and eczema can all show on your skin with lumps, ulcers and even red patches sometimes a cause for concern. Here are five symptoms and the conditions they relate to. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acute kidney injury due to fish gallbladder ingestion: a case report from Cambodia - Sovann K.
We report the case of a 22-year-old woman with a 3-day history of watery stool, generalized abdominal pain, repeated vomiting, and decreased urine output following the consumption of fish gallbladder for self-treatment of acne. She was admitted and receive... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Photodynamic therapy for acne: Costs and recovery
Photodynamic therapy uses skin-sensitizing medications to enhance the impact of light-based skin treatment for acne. It is a form of phototherapy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blue light therapy for acne: Benefits, side effects, and costs
Blue light therapy is an FDA-approved, non-invasive phototherapy treatment for acne. Light in the blue wavelength is used to kill acne-causing bacteria. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Nigeria: Mixed Reactions Over Call for Ban of Skin Bleaching Creams
[Premium Times] Over the years, bleaching creams also known as skin lighteners, whiteners, brighteners or fading creams were used for the purpose of treating skin problems such as freckles, age spots, acne scars or discolouration related to hormones. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Keto diet and its health benefits
A keto diet is one that prioritizes fats and proteins over carbohydrates. It can help reduce body weight, acne, and the risk of cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Oral Antibacterial Therapy for Acne Vulgaris Oral Antibacterial Therapy for Acne Vulgaris
What is the evidence for the efficacy of oral antibiotics for acne? This review examines different antibiotic classes and regimens and compares their potential side effects and long-term impact.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

In push for FDA approval, Novan adds Paula Brown Stafford to board
After hiring former Quintiles executive Paula Brown Stafford in March as its chief development officer, Morrisville-based Novan has appointed her to the board of directors. Stafford, who oversaw clinical development before leaving Quintiles in 2015, was recruited to join Novan because of her experience working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. That was of particular importance to Novan because its primary acne treatment candidate, SB204, received mixed Phas e 3 trial results– sending… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc DeRoberts Source Type: news

Could gargling a virus solve the SUPERBUG CRISIS?
Stefanie Strathdee (left) feared the worst when husband Tom Patterson (right) was comatose. But his apparently miraculous recovery was a result of a natural phenomenon that could also treat acne. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin Quiz: Acne, Dry Skin, Dandruff & More
Title: Skin Quiz: Acne, Dry Skin, Dandruff& MoreCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 10/7/2010 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2017 7:42:02 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 14, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

How Australian woman cleared up adult acne in 12 weeks
Australian woman, Stephanie Samonte, 26, had a relatively acne-free teenage years. But she was struck with adult acne in her twenties. Here, she reveals how she cleared her skin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How woman, 26, cleared up her adult acne in 12 weeks
Australian woman, Stephanie Samonte, 26, had a relatively acne-free teenage years. But she was struck with adult acne in her twenties. Here, she reveals how she cleared her skin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news