Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Patients rate blunt cannula subcision best for acne scars

(HealthDay)—Blunt cannula subcision (BCS) is more effective than Nokor needle subcision (NNS) for acne scar treatment, according to a study published online March 9 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acne linked with increased risk of depression

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 5 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to take action against acne

(HealthDay)—Waiting for acne to clear up on its own can be frustrating, especially for teens who are already self-conscious about their appearance.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Long-term macrolide use linked to resistant P. acnes

(HealthDay)—Long-term oral macrolide administration may increase macrolide-resistant Propionibacterium acnes, according to a study published online Dec. 13 in the Journal of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Serum homocysteine higher in acne patients

(HealthDay)—Acne patients have higher levels of serum homocysteine (HCY), according to a study published online Nov. 21 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Addition of peel to microneedling improves acne scar treatment

(HealthDay)—The combination of sequential 70 percent glycolic acid peel and microneedling results in better acne scar improvement than microneedling alone, according to a study published online Oct. 26 in the Journal of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Hirsutism strongly predicts metabolic dysfunction in PCOS

(HealthDay)—There is a strong correlation between hirsutism and metabolic dysfunction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a study published online Sept. 21 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pulsed dye laser doesn't significantly improve acne

(HealthDay)—For patients with acne, pulsed dye laser (PDL) treatment does not improve acne severity grading or acne erythema grading but is associated with patient satisfaction, according to a study published recently in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Acne-related depression, anxiety not tied to oxidative stress

(HealthDay)—High levels of anxiety and depression in patients with facial acne are not related to oxidative stress, according to a study published online June 20 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

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