Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New acne treatment 'exciting', but Europe will have to wait

A new drug touted as the first real breakthrough in acne treatment in decades has been available for months in the United States, but when it will hit the shelves in Europe and elsewhere remains unclear.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pimple secret popped: How fat cells in the skin help fight acne

Acne is among the most common skin diseases in the United States, according to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, affecting up to 50 million Americans each year. It is also among the least studied.

Medications

Isotretinoin does not up suicide risk in acne patients

(HealthDay)—Acne patients prescribed isotretinoin are less likely to engage in suicidal behavior than the general U.S. population, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A skin-crawling treatment for acne?

Drawing inspiration from nature, a team of international scientists have invented a smart device for personalized skin care modeled after the male diving beetle. This tool collects and monitors body fluids while sticking ...

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