Health

Western diet tied to adult acne

(HealthDay)—Western diets rich in animal products and fatty and sugary foods are associated with adult acne, according to a study published online June 10 in JAMA Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Probiotics may help treat acne

Acne is caused by chronic inflammation and is often treated with antibiotics. A recent analysis published in Dermatologic Therapy indicates that probiotics may be an effective alternative.

Medications

Doctors urged to reconsider controversial acne drug

Acne treatment including the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin should be made more readily available despite reports of its association with depression and teen suicide. That's the implication of a study just ...

Health

Home remedies: Acne affects people of all ages

Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples, and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and ...

Immunology

Teenage acne may be a natural, transient inflammatory state

Adolescent acne does not always result in a pathological condition; rather, it may be a natural, transient inflammatory state occurring when the maturing facial skin is exposed to new microbes and enhanced production of an ...

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