MONDAY, June 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) — No cure exists for acne yet, but new treatments make this common scourge of adolescence easier to manage, dermatologists say.
“Things are so much better today because there are so many more options for treating acne,” said Dr. Sarah Taylor, a dermatologist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in […]
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) — Though acne has long been viewed as a teen phenomenon, dermatologists have been tending to an ever-younger patient pool, a new preadolescent reality that many experts link to a trend toward an earlier onset of puberty.
Now, a team of physicians has put together a new list […]
Pimples have long been the bane of teenage existence, but pediatricians say there is now enough evidence on effective treatments to put out the first guidelines on battling acne in children. There is a range of medications that can clear up even severe cases of acne, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Writing in the May issue of its journal Pediatrics, the group throws its support behind new guidelines from the American Acne and Rosacea Society that detail how to treat acne in children and teens of all ages.
Your odds of having acne may depend on whether the “good” strain of a particular type of bacteria lives on your skin, a new study suggests. “People never think of wanting to have good bacteria on their skin,” said lead author Huiying Li, an assistant professor of molecular and medical pharmacology at the University of California, Los Angeles. “But some of them you should love.” It’s the presence of acne-defeating bacteria that allows people without acne to live relatively pimple-free, she explained.
By Barbara Bronson GrayHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Feb. 28 (HealthDay News) — Your odds of having acne may depend on whether the “good” strain of a particular type of bacteria lives on your skin, a new study suggests.
“People never think of wanting to have good bacteria on their skin,” said lead author Huiying Li, an assistant […]
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) — A new study counters the notion that the prescription acne drug Accutane raises the risk of Crohn’s disease or colitis in women.
The study of more than 45,000 women found no such link between Accutane (isotretinoin) use and these illnesses, which are collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
One expert […]
SATURDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) — Shaving can sometimes be rough, but there are ways for men and women to get a smooth shave with a minimum amount of skin irritation, according to the American Academy of Dermatology.
Wet your skin and hair to soften it before you shave. Taking a shower or bath makes it […]
Think you are the only person in the universe dealing with adult acne? Well, you’ve got company. Clinical acne affects 45% of women ages 21 to 30, 26% of women ages 31 to 40, and 12% of women ages 41 to 50, according to a study by Massachusetts General Hospital. Why do blemishes continue to linger post-puberty?