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Medical News Today: How do you get rid of chest acne?

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0100

A look at chest acne, a condition where acne appears on the chest. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and lifestyle changes that might prevent it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

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Medical News Today: How do you get rid of acne around your nose?

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:00:00 +0100

A look at nose acne, a common condition with a range of causes. Included is detail on the different types of nose acne and ways to prevent them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Medical News Today: How to treat and prevent scalp acne

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:00:00 +0100

Learn how to treat pimples or zits on your scalp. We will cover how to identify scalp acne, home remedies, medicated shampoos, and lifestyle changes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)



Lorde isn't here for unsolicited acne advice

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:01:37 +0100

The singer posted an Instagram story about the unhelpful things people say to acne sufferers like her. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)



'More than just a skin blemish': Calgary-led study indicates new acne diagnoses linked to depression risk

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:32:35 +0100

In the first year after being told by a doctor that they have acne, patients' risk for a diagnosis of major depressive disorder spikes by more than 60 per cent compared to the general population, according to a new study. (Source: CBC | Health)



New acne diagnoses linked to increased depression risk

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 15:15:04 +0100

(Reuters Health) - In the first year after being told by a doctor that they have acne, patients ’ risk for a diagnosis of major depressive disorder spikes by more than 60 percent compared to the general population, a new study shows. (Source: Reuters: Health)

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Acne Can Be More Harmful Than Melanoma Acne Can Be More Harmful Than Melanoma

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:49:20 +0100

Inflammatory skin diseases cause more harm than skin cancers when years of disability and mortality are added together, according to the latest report from the Global Burden of Disease Study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)



Woman's acne turns out to be rare skin condition

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:53:43 +0100

EXCLUSIVE: India Kelly, 24, from Essex describes her experience with rosacea which caused her face to 'erupt' into terrible blotchy redness and small bumps, before finding a capers cream treatment (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Pain of Acne More Than Skin Deep

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:00:00 +0100

Title: Pain of Acne More Than Skin DeepCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)



Acne Linked to Increased Risk of Major Depressive Disorder

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0100

Significantly increased risk of developing MDD in first five years after diagnosis; highest risk in first year (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)



Pain of Acne More Than Skin Deep

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0100

(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)

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Acne can increase the risk of depression

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 02:23:00 +0100

Research shows people are more at risk during the first years after the condition appears. (Source: PsycPORT.com)



Acne sufferers are more likely to have depression

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:47:45 +0100

Researchers from the University of Calgary found people aged between seven and 50 with acne are 63 percent more likely to suffer from major depression. Acne is far more common in women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Depression Risk with Acne:'More Than Skin Deep '

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 10:35:02 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- Physicians should monitor mood symptoms in patients with acne (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)



Acne Can Increase the Risk for Depression

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 05:01:01 +0100

“ It appears that acne is a lot more than just skin deep, ” said one researcher. “ It can have a substantial impact on overall mental health. ” (Source: NYT Health)

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Acne linked with increased risk of depression

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100

(Wiley) In an analysis of one of the largest electronic medical records databases in the world, researchers found that patients with acne had a significantly increased risk of developing major depression, but only in the first five years after being diagnosed with acne. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)



A case of facial burn due to the misuse of garlic face mask for acne - Hisham A, Mohamed Sukur S, Basiron N.

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:42:48 +0100

[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)



Jess Bunty discusses battle with severe hormonal acne

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:18:44 +0100

While most young women would try to hide their acne, Jess Buntrock, from Queensland, decided to use her experience to educate others and form a YouTube channel - Jess Bunty. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



How to Take Action Against Acne

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:00:49 +0100

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 -- Waiting for acne to clear up on its own can be frustrating, especially for teens who are already self-conscious about their appearance. Untreated acne can cause low self-esteem and anxiety as well as permanent facial scars.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)



2 Novan execs out as company pushes to broaden focus

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 18:27:23 +0100

As Morrisville-based Novan (Nasdaq: NOVN) continues to execute on a broadened focus, the company is also seeing a pair of C-suite executives depart.   Novan said Thursday that it’s gotten underway with a Phase 2 clinical trial for its product candidate SB206 for the treatment of a viral skin infection known as molluscum, which falls in line with its previously announced pivot from a primary focus on acne to virology and immunology. The clin ical trial announcement closely follows two filings with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)



Valeant unit headed by Raleigh-based Humphries eyes new FDA approval

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:15:43 +0100

Ortho Dermatologics – the newly rebranded dermatology unit of Valeant Pharmaceuticals, headed up by Raleigh-based Bill Humphries – has its sights set on U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for its ALTRENO lotion for the treatment of acne. The company said Friday that the FDA has accepted a new drug applicat ion for ALTRENO, with a PDUFA date – the deadline by which the FDA will potentially approve the drug – of Aug. 27.  Humphries serves as executive vice president and company group… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)



Ortho Dermatologics Announces U.S. FDA Filing Acceptance For IDP-121 Acne Treatment In Lotion Form

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 02:01:01 +0100

LAVAL, Quebec, Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) ( " Valeant " ) , today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the New... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)



Dangers of a New Year's detox include hair loss and acne

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 17:29:24 +0100

Leading dermatologist Dr Daniel Glass, from The Dermatology Clinic London, discusses the negative effects crash dieting and extreme exercise can have on your skin and hair. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

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Teledermatology Platform May Allow High-quality Acne Evaluation Teledermatology Platform May Allow High-quality Acne Evaluation

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 13:54:56 +0100

Patient-taken iPhone photos transmitted and stored in the Network Oriented Research Assistant (NORA) teledermatology program may be as useful for acne evaluations as in-person consultations, a pilot study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)



Guidelines for the Management of Acne Guidelines for the Management of Acne

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 05:14:34 +0100

Review the latest evidence-based, best practice guidelines for the treatment of acne, as published by a French working group.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



FDA Accepts New Drug Application for Seysara (sarecycline) for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 04:12:16 +0100

DUBLIN and BOSTON, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc, (NYSE: AGN) a leading global pharmaceutical company, and Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRTK), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)



Girl cleared her acne with health food store products

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 15:32:21 +0100

Brianna Lopez, from Los Angeles, uses ingredients such as raw honey, cinnamon and turmeric to heal her blemish-covered skin and says she saw results in just one week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Aclaris' treatment for common skin condition gets FDA OK

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:27:18 +0100

It's good news from the FDA for Alcaris Therapeutics and the more 83 million adults in the United States people who suffer from certain types of non-cancerous skin growths. Malvern-based Alcaris' Eskata, a topical non-invasive treatment for rasied seborrheric keratoses, or SKs, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. You might not have heard of SKs, but Aclaris says the condition is more common than the better-known skin ailments acne, psoriasis and rosacea combined. “This achievement… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)

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Bedfordshire woman ‘cured’ of acne by £12.95 cream

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:41:28 +0100

Stephanie Barrett, from, Bedfordshire, endured endless bouts of spots ever since she was a teenager - but nothing worked. She had tried a range of creams, ice cubes and potato skins. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Teen Acne Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk? Teen Acne Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk?

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:45:47 +0100

Swedish researchers report an association between acne -- particularly severe acne -- in the late teen years and later prostate cancer risk, a finding that validates other research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)



Teen Acne Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk Teen Acne Tied to Prostate Cancer Risk

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:45:47 +0100

Swedish researchers report an association between acne -- particularly severe acne -- in the late teen years and later prostate cancer risk, a finding that validates other research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)



Dangers of a vegan diet

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:44:40 +0100

Vegans who do not get enough protein and vitamin B12, which are nutrients found in animal products, have lower energy and acne. New York dietitians weigh in on how to properly diet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Four facial changes that could signal a medical condition

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 14:45:12 +0100

Dark under-eye circles, acne with excess facial hair, thinning eyebrows and blotchy cheeks could be indicative of a health problem, Dr Susan Taylor explains  on the Megyn Kelly TODAY show. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

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Dry skin warning: 10 conditions Britons ignore - and why that could be dangerous

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:01:00 +0100

DRY SKIN on the face is a problem often experienced during winter. However, along with eczema, psoriasis and acne it is one of ten skin conditions men and women are risking scarring by using make-up. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Ashford woman 'cures' acne with colloidal silver

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 12:02:20 +0100

Charlotte Hall, 27, from Kent, shun socialising and didn't have a boyfriend until 24. Now she's now found a cream which kills the bad skin bacteria that causes acne without harming good bacteria. (Source: the Mail online | Health)



Acne and eczema symptoms? SIX ways to ease skin conditions in winter weather REVEALED

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:01:44 +0100

ACNE and eczema are two common skin conditions whose symptoms can be exacerbated during winter. Here are six ways to ease them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)



Medical Device Design Is Critical to Bringing Healthcare into the Home

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:04:56 +0100

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 product usability. The keys to good design that will lead to user adoption are an understanding of both the design features and the environment in which products will be used...



Cystic Acne

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:00:00 +0100

(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)

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Visually Augmented Targeted Combination Light Therapy for Acne Visually Augmented Targeted Combination Light Therapy for Acne

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:14:44 +0100

A novel approach to using phototherapy for inflammatory acne was successful in this patient.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)



Texas teen's acne Instagram pictures go viral

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:59:40 +0100

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)



Whey protein powder may cause hormonal acne in women

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:54:49 +0100

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)



How to get rid of acne: Try these four ways to stop spots on your BACK

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 19:00:00 +0100

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)



Novan shares up on third-party financing news

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 20:10:00 +0100

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)

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Best supplements for skin: Take THESE five nutrients to combat acne, eczema and psoriasis

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:45:00 +0100

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)



How to Cope with Emotional Body Issues: Bloat, Belly Fat and More

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:00:32 +0100

“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 emotional body issue or body image, you want a way to cope that works. Most of all, you want to feel better about yourself in your own skin, not to mention feeling the confidence that others aren’t judgi...



Topical corticosteroids reduce retinoid irritation, study shows

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:00:00 +0100

Transient topical corticosteroids could take edge off severe irritation from topical retinoid acne treatment without decreasing efficacy. (Source: Dermatology Times)



Optimal topical retinoid use for acne

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 04:00:00 +0100

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)



Natural acne treatment: What's most effective?

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100

(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)

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Particular PCOS symptoms can predict metabolic dysfunction

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0100

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)



How to get rid of spots: Doing THIS could be making it worse, says Dr Renee

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:01:00 +0100

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)



New Picosecond-Domain Laser Decreases Acne Scarring (CME/CE)

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 17:00:00 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- Biggest impact likely for patients with darker skin types (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)



The Simple Skin-Care Routine That Helped Me Get Rid Of My Hormonal Acne

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:20:31 +0100

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)



Sun Pharma's acne medication companion app records daily progress toward clearer skin

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:57:29 +0100

Teens and adults battling severe acne now have a new tool to follow their transition toward unblemished skin. (Source: mobihealthnews)

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Fast 50 — Natural Skincare & Acne Clinic aims to go clear to the top

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:00:00 +0100

The company ranked No. 3 among companies with annual revenues of $3.2 million or less. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)



Novan leans on its spinout, Know Bio, to bolster acne drug pipeline

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:08:19 +0100

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)



Derms: Oral Contraceptives as Acne Tx Warrant Caution

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:35:01 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- Consent laws not clear with respect to minors and oral contraceptive pills (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)



Foods Natalie Portman's cut out to clear her adult acne

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:02:01 +0100

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)

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NSW five-year-old is going through the menopause  

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:49:23 +0100

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)



Don ’t ignore facial dynamics when using fillers

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 04:00:00 +0100

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)



The Sweet Way to Heal Your Wounds

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:15:11 +0100

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 there today… especially the ones you’ll find in so-called “diet” products. In one study of nearly 2,600 people, those who drank diet sodas had a 47% higher body...



Ohio woman posts before-and-after acne Instagram photos

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 23:41:18 +0100

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)



Woman claims that RAW HONEY cleared her acne

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:18:20 +0100

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)

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Dermavant Sciences Appoints Vince Ippolito as President and Chief Operating Officer

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:36:31 +0100

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)



Medical News Today: The 10 best blogs for skin disorders

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 15:00:00 +0100

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)



4 Ways To Clear Acne Naturally

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:56:00 +0100

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)



How to Get Rid of Acne

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:00 +0100

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)



Health Tip: Four Common Types Of Acne

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:00:55 +0100

-- 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)

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Tips for avoiding potentially deadly bacteria in gyms

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:52:57 +0100

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)



Medical News Today: Ten home remedies to get rid of whiteheads

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:00:00 +0100

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)



FDA releases draft guidance on microneedling devices

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:12:45 +0100

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, dermatoses, acne, alopecia, stimulating collagen production or angiogensis or promoting wound healing. The FDA said that microneedling products that are not intended for diagn...



Cochrane Skin Group celebrate 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:50:38 +0100

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 and is part of the global Cochrane network that carries out systematic reviews of primary research covering all areas of health and health policy. Cochrane is internationally rec...

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‘Abducted, Raped and Burned Up.’ Former Traveling Carnival Worker Pleads Guilty to Killing Young Sisters in 1975

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:18:24 +0100

(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’t known before the hearing if prosecutors had agreed not to pursue the death penalty in exchange for Welch’s guilty pleas. He was scheduled to go on trial Tuesday,...



Symptoms of CANCER, acne and eczema can show on your skin – five signs to look out for

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 18:01:00 +0100

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)



Acute kidney injury due to fish gallbladder ingestion: a case report from Cambodia - Sovann K.

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:11:22 +0100

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)



Medical News Today: Photodynamic therapy for acne: Costs and recovery

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:00:00 +0100

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)



Medical News Today: Blue light therapy for acne: Benefits, side effects, and costs

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0100

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)

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Nigeria: Mixed Reactions Over Call for Ban of Skin Bleaching Creams

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 14:58:40 +0100

[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)



Medical News Today: Keto diet and its health benefits

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0100

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)



Oral Antibacterial Therapy for Acne Vulgaris Oral Antibacterial Therapy for Acne Vulgaris

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:14:33 +0100

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)



In push for FDA approval, Novan adds Paula Brown Stafford to board

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:57:25 +0100

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)



Could gargling a virus solve the SUPERBUG CRISIS?

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 21:01:08 +0100

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)

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Skin Quiz: Acne, Dry Skin, Dandruff & More

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:00:00 +0100

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)



How Australian woman cleared up adult acne in 12 weeks

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 07:03:40 +0100

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)



How woman, 26, cleared up her adult acne in 12 weeks

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 04:52:54 +0100

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)



Foamix commences dosing in Phase III trial for acne drug

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 23:00:00 +0100

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)



Novan's interim CEO outlines future focus

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:55:58 +0100

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)

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Health Tip: Can't Clear Your Acne?

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:00:33 +0100

-- 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)



Biotech Sebacia scores $26M in venture capital to treat acne

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 15:26:52 +0100

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)



Melbourne woman cleared acne by healing her gut

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:03:17 +0100

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)



Dermatologists Explain How Light Therapy Works To Treat Acne

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:01:08 +0100

We asked dermatologists to find out. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)

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Sebacia raises $36m for microparticle acne treatment

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:02:40 +0100

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)



Medical News Today: Back acne: How to get rid of it

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 +0100

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)



Association of isotretinoin with depression and suicide: a review of current literature - Oliveira JM, Sobreira G, Velosa J, Telles Correia D, Filipe P.

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:17:36 +0100

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)



Big Food starts anti-coconut oil campaign again, despite studies showing its great for your health

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:19:02 +0100

(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)

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Role of Skin Care in Optimizing Treatment of Acne and Rosacea Role of Skin Care in Optimizing Treatment of Acne and Rosacea

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 05:14:40 +0100

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)



Antibiotic Shows Promise for Major Depression Antibiotic Shows Promise for Major Depression

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 17:04:42 +0100

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)



As it pushes forward with its acne drug, Novan's cash dwindles to $30 million

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:54:48 +0100

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)



A Tiered Approach to Managing Acne

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 19:00:00 +0100

(MedPage Today) -- Factors dermatologists should consider (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)



The Solution for Skin Ailments Could Be Right Under Your Nose

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:02:30 +0100

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)

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Acne - Related Depression, Anxiety Not Tied to Oxidative Stress

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:00:00 +0100

Anxiety more common than depression and directly associated with quality of life impairment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)