Immunology

Acne yields up secret that points to new treatments

(HealthDay)—In a finding that could lead to new treatments for acne, scientists say they've discovered a previously unrecognized way in which bacteria trigger inflammation in the skin.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New guideline for treating acne in children and adults

A new guideline aims to help Canadian physicians, nurses and pharmacists treat children and adults with acne, a disease that can severely affect quality of life. The guideline, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...

Medical research

Researchers working on vaccine for acne

(Medical Xpress) -- With 85 percent of teenagers and some 40 million Americans suffering with acne, researchers from the University of California and the vaccine company Sanofi-Pasteur announced they are coming together to ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The correlation between acne and social and mental health problems

Researchers have looked into the association between acne and mental health in teenagers and report their findings online in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Their work suggests adverse events including suicidal ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

AHA-RC, salicylic acid, lactic acid combo beneficial for acne

(HealthDay)—A combination of alpha-hydroxy acid retinoid conjugate (AHA-RC), salicylic acid, and lactic acid is efficacious for patients with acne, with improvement after four weeks of treatment, according to a study published ...

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