Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Impact of acne relapses on quality of life and productivity

In a study of teenagers and adults suffering from acne who consulted their dermatologist, the acne relapse rate was 44 percent (39.9 percent of ≤20-year-olds and 53.3 percent of >20-year-olds).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clinical trials support efficacy of tretinoin lotion for Tx of acne

(HealthDay)—Tretinoin 0.05 percent lotion (ALTRENO Lotion) provides statistically significant improvement in patients with moderate-to-severe acne, compared to placebo, according to two phase 3 studies published in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

On the horizon: An acne vaccine

A new study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology reports important steps that have been taken towards the development of an acne vaccine. The investigators demonstrated for the first time that antibodies ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: Over-the-counter remedies usually can control teen acne

Q: My teenage daughter's hair has become oily over the past couple of months, and it's causing a lot of small pimples in her hairline and on her forehead. What could cause this change in her hair—it was always on the dry ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Could you have rosacea?

(HealthDay)—Acne isn't reserved for teens, and breakouts can persist into adulthood. But there's another common skin condition—rosacea—that causes a different type of blemish, strikes in the adult years, and won't respond ...

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