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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FDA releases draft guidance on microneedling devices
The FDA yesterday released draft guidance covering microneedling devices and what it considers to be a medical device under its purview.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

Foamix commences dosing in Phase III trial for acne drug
Foamix Pharmaceuticals has commenced patient dosing in a Phase III clinical trial (FX2017-22) of its product candidate FMX101 in patients with moderate-to-severe acne. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - August 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novan's interim CEO outlines future focus
Novan ’s (Nasdaq: NOVN) interim CEO Kelly Martin – who is also CEO of Novan shareholder Malin Life Sciences Holding – said on an investor call Wednesday morning that strengthening Novan’s balance sheet is the most important focus in the near-term. Cash has continued to be a primary concern for Mo rrisville-based Novan in recent months, and the company has been struggling to regain footing following mixed Phase 3 trial results for its acne product SB204 that sent its stock plummeting 75 percent. As… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Health Tip: Can't Clear Your Acne?
-- If you're having little success in clearing your acne, experts say you shouldn't give up hope. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests: If you're trying a new treatment, give it time to work before you try something else. You should see... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 2, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Can't Clear Your Acne?
Title: Health Tip: Can't Clear Your Acne?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - August 2, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Biotech Sebacia scores $26M in venture capital to treat acne
Sebacia Inc., which is based in Duluth, Ga., is developing a topical formulation that uses laser-activated microparticles to treat moderate to severe acne. Sebacia intends to use the Series D financing to complete a U.S. pivotal trial. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Urvaksh Karkaria Source Type: news

Melbourne woman cleared acne by healing her gut
A Melbourne woman has spoken about how her hormone imbalance left her with skin covered in aggressive acne. Emma Maidment, 25, was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries three years ago (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dermatologists Explain How Light Therapy Works To Treat Acne
We asked dermatologists to find out. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dermatologists Explain How Light Therapy Works To Treat Acne
We asked the experts. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sebacia raises $36m for microparticle acne treatment
Privately-held Sebacia Inc. said today that it closed a $20 million Series D financing round, led by existing investors Versant Ventures, Domain Associates, Accuitive Medical Ventures and Partners Healthcare Innovation Fund. New investors, including Salem Partners, also joined the round. The Duluth, Ga.-based company also said it closed a $16 million debt facility with Hercules Capital. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Sebacia raises $36m for microparticle acne treatment appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - July 25, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Funding Roundup sebacia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Back acne: How to get rid of it
Back acne can be a frustrating condition that may cause discomfort and low self-esteem. Learn how to get rid of back acne and how to prevent it in future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Association of isotretinoin with depression and suicide: a review of current literature - Oliveira JM, Sobreira G, Velosa J, Telles Correia D, Filipe P.
Acne vulgaris, a condition that can affect people at any age, is the most common cause of referral to a dermatologist. Isotretinoin (ITT) is the most effective treatment available, but serious adverse effects, including a possible association with depressi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Big Food starts anti-coconut oil campaign again, despite studies showing its great for your health
(Natural News) Coconut oil is highly regarded for its wide array of uses: From moisturizing skin and clearing up acne to cooking your favorite foods, there’s plenty of reasons why people love coconut oil. But, as you may have noticed, this versatile fat has been getting a lot of bad press lately. For example, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Role of Skin Care in Optimizing Treatment of Acne and Rosacea Role of Skin Care in Optimizing Treatment of Acne and Rosacea
Along with appropriate therapeutic agents, the author recommends a triad skin care approach to the treatment of acne and rosacea, consisting of cleansing, moisturizing, and photoprotection.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Antibiotic Shows Promise for Major Depression Antibiotic Shows Promise for Major Depression
Minocycline, a broad-spectrum antibiotic frequently used to treat acne, may have utility as an adjunct for treating depression, especially by improving global functioning and quality of life.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

As it pushes forward with its acne drug, Novan's cash dwindles to $30 million
With cash dwindling, Morrisville-based Novan (Nasdaq: NOVN) is continuing to push forward with its nitric-oxide based acne product SB204 on the heels of a leadership change and workforce reduction. Earlier this year, the company announced mixed Phase 3 clinical trial results for SB204, which sent its stock plummeting 75 percent. Shortly thereafter, Novan said it had assembled a team to analyze the data from those trials and that it continues to remain optimistic on the product and a pre-subm ission… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 7, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

A Tiered Approach to Managing Acne
(MedPage Today) -- Factors dermatologists should consider (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 5, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The Solution for Skin Ailments Could Be Right Under Your Nose
While bacteria has long been associated with disorders like acne and eczema, scientists are now fighting back with friendly members of the skin ’ s microbiome. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FERRIS JABR Tags: Skin Microbiology Bacteria Acne Eczema Source Type: news

Acne - Related Depression, Anxiety Not Tied to Oxidative Stress
Anxiety more common than depression and directly associated with quality of life impairment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 26, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Acne Predicts Academic Success: That ’s Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, coffee lowers melanoma risk (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - June 24, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Rectal cancer victim discovered disease after declutter
Michelle Forde, from Cork, Ireland, had been suffering from a lack of energy, bursts of acne and bleeding when she went to the toilet - but had put her symptoms down to her stressful job. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microbe Imbalance Fuels Acne
(MedPage Today) -- New study reveals link between microbes and acne (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Dr Reddy's recalls 3.25 lakh cartons Cipla-made acne drug from US
The ongoing voluntary class II recall is nationwide in the USA and Puerto Rico, the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The ultimate guide to banishing butt acne
Butt acne is caused by irritated  hair on the butt. Iostly affect young women in their 20s. To keep the dreaded spots at bay, always take a shower after working out, a New York dermatologist says. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These seven researches are changing the face of biotech
From common-but-stubborn ailments like acne to the future of gene therapy or personalized cancer care, the breadth of biotech innovation happening in the Bay Area is vast. All told, the California Life Sciences Association estimates that the sector accounts for some 68,300 jobs in the region and nearly $1 billion in annual venture capital investment. To capture a snapshot of the work under way, the Business Times selected seven young scientists and entrepreneurs spanning established drugmakers,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 8, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Lauren Hepler Source Type: news

When It's Not A Sunburn But A Sun Allergy
As it gets warmer and people start spending more time outside, I have more and more patients coming into my office and complaining of a “sun allergy.” A sun allergy is really a layman’s term, which refers to a number of conditions when a rash occurs on skin that has been exposed to the sun. These are also referred to as photosensitive disorders or photodermatoses, and can be broadly categorized into the following medical terms: idiopathic photodermatoses, exogenous photodermatoses, photoexacerbated dermatoses, genetic photodermatoses, and metabolic photodermatoses. Sounds complicated, right?  A...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

9 Reasons To Drink Water That Have Nothing To Do With Being Thirsty
Exactly how much water people need to drink each day to stay hydrated is a subject of debate. You’ve likely heard that you need at least six to eight glasses a day, but the real figure depends on other factors. How much activity you get, the climate you live in and how much water you get from sources like fruits and vegetables all matters. The good news is that as long as you make water your main beverage, drink when you’re thirsty and consume it with meals, you don’t need to get caught up tallying glasses, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But keeping properly hydrate...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acne antibiotic delays development of multiple sclerosis in small trial
(Reuters Health) - An inexpensive antibiotic used to fight acne appears to delay the development of multiple sclerosis in people in the earliest stage of the crippling disease, according to a Canadian study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Common acne medicine reduces risk of multiple sclerosis, Calgary researchers find
Millions of people already take minocycline to treat acne, but University of Calgary researchers have found the inexpensive antibiotic also helps to control multiple sclerosis. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Acne and wrinkles? This is what sugar does to your face
ACNE in adulthood is common, but spots could be a sign you ’re consuming excess sugar. Here are the other tell-tale signs in your face that you need to cut down. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acne Spot Quiz: 8 Breakout Questions
Take this quick quiz, based on Dr Jon Schneider ’s popular case reports, to test your knowledge of a common teenage plague. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - May 25, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Leo Robert Tags: Quiz Skin Diseases Source Type: news

How this London based skin doctor beat her acne
London-based dermatologist Dr Anjali Mahto describes having acne since she was 11 and exactly how she keeps her skin looking this good at 37. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Model Vogue Williams reveals her acne agony  
Vogue, 31, who is dating reality TV star Spencer Matthews, revealed: 'I had to go on acne tablets last summer. I didn ’t want to leave the house some days.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burton woman suffers pancreatitis after taking Roaccutane
Charlotte Carpenter, 24, from Burton-on-Trent, went to A&E with agonising pain and struggling to breathe after taking the acne drug - also linked to suicide - for just two months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman with pancreatitis warns about risks of acne drug
Charlotte Carpenter, 24, from Burton-on-Trent, went to A&E with agonising pain and struggling to breathe after taking the acne drug - also linked to suicide - for just two months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news