'Acne does not define me'
Abigail has faced abuse from strangers because of her cystic acne but is now fighting back using social media. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of suicide attempt associated with isotretinoin: a nationwide cohort and nested case-time-control study - Droitcourt C, Nowak E, Rault C, Happe A, Le Nautout B, Kerbrat S, Balusson F, Poizeau F, Travers D, Sapori JM, Lagarde E, Rey G, Guillot B, Oger E, Dupuy A.
BACKGROUND: Isotretinoin is the only effective treatment for severe acne. An isotretinoin-related suicide risk is still debated and under scrutiny by regulatory agencies. Our objectives were: to assess the risk of suicide attempt before, during and after i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NHS 'should not prescribe acne drug'
Patients unable to have sex are calling for the NHS to stop prescribing acne drug Roaccutane. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curbing a Skin Oil Might Help Curb Acne, Study Suggests
Title: Curbing a Skin Oil Might Help Curb Acne, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 16, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Study: Curbing a Skin Oil Might Help Reduce Acne
The naturally produced oil called sebum is important to the skin's health because it helps regulate temperature and repel microbes, the researchers said. But an excess of sebum production has also long been thought to be a contributor to acne. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curbing a Skin Oil Might Help Curb Acne, Study Suggests
WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2019 -- Acne is the bane of many teens, and even some adults. Now, researchers say they might have hit on a new approach to easing the condition. The key lies in a naturally produced skin oil called sebum, explained a research... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 15, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How a personal trainer learnt to live with cystic acne
Emily thinks people should be given more support to deal with the psychological impact of cystic acne. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beat cystic acne with these herbal treatments
(Natural News) Acne can affect a person’s confidence, especially when you have a condition like cystic acne. The most severe type of acne, this condition causes large, painful cysts to appear on your face and on other parts of your body. To relieve the symptoms of cystic acne, try some natural remedies like aloe vera... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is This Sarcoidosis?
Discussion Sarcoidosis is rare and is even rarer in the pediatric age group. Sarcoidosis is seen in all ages with an estimated prevalence is 10-40/100,000 in the U.S. population. Pediatric sarcoidosis has an estimated incidence of 0.2/100,000 per year. For the pediatric age range it is more likely from 9-15 years of age. In adults it commonly presents between 20-39 years but bimodal distribution is also reported. Women are more likely to have sarcoidosis than men. African American females have the highest risk, and usually present slightly older, especially in the 4th decade of life. African American women are also more li...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 6, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Health Tip: Chemical Peel
-- A chemical peel can reduce signs of aging and treat a variety of skin conditions, says the American Academy of Dermatology. Acne, discoloration, freckles and sun-damaged skin are some of the many conditions commonly treated with a peel. After... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Best supplements for spots - 1p a day capsules to naturally get rid of skin acne
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to get rid of spots and prevent acne, it ’s been claimed. Add these cheap capsules to your diet to treat acne, and to spot spots on your skin and face. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman with cystic acne feared she was 'unlovable' due to scarred skin
Madeline Roberts, 24, from Tennessee first developed cystic acne at the age of 14, and was left terrified of dating. Husband Trevor, 25, helped her embrace her skin and love herself. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skincare brands 'making fake acne claims'
Products made by Kiehl’s, Origins, e.l.f and Burt’s Bees all appear to still promise to deal with spots or acne. The Advertising Standards Authority banned product adverts claiming to target spots. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors turning to antibiotic alternatives to treat acne, Rutgers researchers find
(Rutgers University) Physicians are scaling back on prescribing antibiotics for long-term acne treatment in favor of a combinations of therapies, according to Rutgers researchers. The findings, published as Part I and Part II in the journal Dermatologic Clinics, surveyed studies on acute and long-term acne treatments over the past decade to identify trends. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Woman, 25, has praised a serum for clearing her acne in THREE weeks - and it only costs £12.95
Alisha Kalsi, 25, from Berkshire, suffered with such ferocious acne she stopping going out. She saw dramatic improvements in her skin after discovering a miracle £12.95 serum. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ginkgo seed extracts show antibacterial activity on skin pathogens
(Emory Health Sciences) Extracts from the seeds of the Ginkgo biloba tree show antibacterial activity on pathogens that can cause skin infections such as acne, psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 18, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Possible causes of a lump on the back of the neck hairline
Lumps on the back of the neck hairline can be the result of skin irritation or acne or may be a sign of a new mole. Other possible causes include muscle knots, cysts, boils, and swollen lymph nodes. Learn more about these causes and when to see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Author Christina Patterson reveals how she finally defeated adult acne
CHRISTINA PATTERSON, British journalist and author of The Art of Not Falling Apart, says many people think acne is a teenage problem that passes, but it isn’t. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about scabs on the face
Causes of scabs on the face include acne, shingles, and eczema. Treatment depends on the cause, and prevention is possible in some cases. Learn more about scabs on the face here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Adiposity may reduce acne in young adults
Being overweight or obese as a teenager, and having metabolically active fat cells as a result, may be prevent acne, according to a study published in theJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

CBD oil: The plant supplement that may help to reduce acne and irritating spots
CBD OIL is appearing on more and more shelves in health stores and pharmacies, with claims it can help treat medical issues from anxiety to eczema. Another skin condition studies show CBD oil may help to treat is acne. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cause of a lump on the back of the neck
Potential causes of a lump on the neck include swollen lymph nodes, acne, and cysts. The type of treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about the various causes of a lump on the neck here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

5 Things to Know About Pediatric Acne 5 Things to Know About Pediatric Acne
The latest, possibly underappreciated thoughts about pediatric acne, which will help in the management of this common condition.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The best ways to get rid of acne scars
Acne scars can form as a result of moderate-to-severe acne. Many home remedies and medical treatments can help smooth the skin and reduce scarring. Learn about how to get rid of acne scars here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

A New Male Birth Control Pill is Being Tested. Here ’s What to Know
A second male birth control pill succeeded in preliminary testing, suggesting that a new form of contraception may eventually exist. The new pill, which works similarly to female contraception, passed initial safety tests and produced hormone responses consistent with effective birth control in 30 men, according to research presented by the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute and the University of Washington at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting. (The study has not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal.) It’s early days for the drug — which has not yet been submitted for approval by the ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Sex/Relationships Source Type: news

Male birth control pill is declared safe
Researchers at the University of Washington and Los Angeles Biomed Institute found that the second birth control pill for men causes minimal side effects like acne and head aches and is safe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antimicrobial properties of red ginseng make it a great natural cure for acne
(Natural News) Having an acne breakout? Try red ginseng. A recent study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research reports that red ginseng (Panax ginseng) improves the symptoms of acne, making it a safe and effective natural remedy. Acne — a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin — develops when bacteria abnormally grow in hair follicles. The most... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treating Acne Scars
-- Treating acne scars starts by consulting a dermatologist. To get the most out of the consultation, the American Academy of Dermatology suggests answering these questions before seeing a doctor: Why do I want to treat my scars? How do I want to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Treating Acne Scars
Title: Health Tip: Treating Acne ScarsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - March 19, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: CBD for acne: Does it work?
There is some evidence to suggest that CBD oil can help treat acne by reducing the production of sebum and fighting bacteria on the skin. Learn more about CBD oil for acne here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Clascoterone Offers Relief in Moderate-to Severe Acne
(MedPage Today) -- Topical androgen receptor inhibitor led to a decline in inflammatory, non-inflammatory lesions (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - March 7, 2019 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Foamix Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application for FMX101 Minocycline Foam for the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Acne
REHOVOT, Israel, and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: FOMX), a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing proprietary topical therapies to... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - March 7, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Acne Inversa Linked to Cardiovascular Disease Acne Inversa Linked to Cardiovascular Disease
People with inflamed and swollen skin lesions are at elevated risk for cardiovascular events, even at a young age, so should be monitored closely, dermatologists advise.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Acne Drug Accutane May Not Depress Mood After All
Title: Acne Drug Accutane May Not Depress Mood After AllCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - March 5, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Acne Drug Accutane May Not Depress Mood After All
For years, doctors have debated the safety of the acne drug most commonly known as Accutane, but new research suggests the medication does not boost depression risk among its users. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acne Drug Accutane May Not Depress Mood After All
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 4, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Acne Drug Accutane May Not Depress Mood After All
MONDAY, March 4, 2019 -- For years, doctors have debated the safety of the acne drug most commonly known as Accutane, but new research suggests the medication does not boost depression risk among its users. " The existing literature to date is quite... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

DR RUPY AUJLA reveals his top recipes for an acne-reducing diet
DR RUPY AUJLA: The best evidence for an acne-reducing diet is one that cuts down refined carbohydrates – white bread, pasta and quick-releasing sugars in biscuits and sweets. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk
Acne patients with, without isotretinoin exposure had no significant difference in depression frequency (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 1, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

AAD: Isotretinoin Exposure for Acne Not Linked to Depression Risk
FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 -- For patients with acne, exposure to isotretinoin is not associated with an increased risk for being diagnosed with depression, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, held... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Best supplements: Five of the best vitamin supplements for skin care
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: Skin problems affect many people, ranging from dry or itchy skin to acne and spots. Different skin conditions require different treatments, but if you want to give your skin a boost, there are certain vitamins to include in your diet to provide optimum skin care. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements: Five of the best vitamin supplements to care for your skin
BEST SUPPLEMENTS: Skin problems affect many people, ranging from dry or itchy skin to acne and spots. Different skin conditions require different treatments, but if you want to give your skin a boost, there are certain vitamins to include in your diet to provide optimum skin care. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acne and Masculinizing HT in Transgender Patients Acne and Masculinizing HT in Transgender Patients
Testosterone therapy may exacerbate acne in transgender men due to increased androgen levels. What are the unique medical, social and psychological challenges when treating these patients?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

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