Bacteria imbalance in skin follicle might be real cause of acne

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Acne affects as many as 50 million individuals in America every year. No other skin condition affects so many people. Latest research has thrown up new information related to acne’s cause and this in turn might pave way for newer, better treatments for acne. A chronic, inflammatory skin condition, acne is characterized by small reddish […]

Rosacea Might Be Linked to Parkinsons

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Rosacea, a chronic skin condition which looks like acne, might be linked to Parkinson’s, according to a recent study. Rosacea is an incurable skin condition, although an easily manageable and treatable one, characterized by redness in the face. This condition can affect anyone, but is more common in middle-aged women, and to some extent middle-aged […]

Acne drug causes pink eye

Friday, May 18th, 2012

The people who take oral medications for acne are at high risk of developing pink eye, says a new study. The study was conducted by a group of researchers from the Department of Ophthalmology at Tel Aviv Medical Center in Israel, headed by Meira Neudorfer, MD. The results of the study were published in the […]

Acne linked to suicidal ideation and depression in adolescents

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Source: MedWire News Adolescents with substantial acne have more frequent suicidal ideation and depression than those without the skin condition, say researchers who believe this is likely to be a result of the burden of acne rather than an adverse therapy-associated effect. Writing in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, Jon Halvorsen (University of Oslo, Norway) and […]

Clear Skin

Monday, November 16th, 2009

By Dr Vivian Oputa For some people acne is just an annoying condition while for others it is a significant problem that has a very significant impact on their lifestyle and quality of life. Acne can show up as pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, congested pores, pustules or cysts (deep seated pimples). It is one of the […]

Benzoyl Peroxide Plus Clindamycin Gel Improves Quality of Life in Patients With Mild to Moderate Acne

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Quality of life is significantly improved in patients who are treated with a benzoyl peroxide 5% plus clindamycin 1% (BPO/C) gel, compared with those receiving adapalene 0.1% (AP) gel for mild to moderate acne, researchers reported here at the 18th Congress of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV). In addition, BPO/C treatment resulted […]

Acne know the facts start to act put it in the past

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Acne is a chronic condition involving inflammation of the skin’s pores which can affect all age groups. In the teenage years acne can be severe enough to cause scarring and this will often be worse in boys than girls. Several hormonal processes can cause pores to narrow and become blocked which results in blackheads, white […]