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

Salicylic acid, microdermabrasion linked to wound healing

(HealthDay)—Use of salicylic acid peeling and microdermabrasion are associated with dermal morphological changes consistent with the repair process, according to a study published online Feb. 22 in the Journal of Cosmetic ...

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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Topical kunzea oil no help for psoriasis

(HealthDay)—The addition of kunzea oil does not improve the efficacy of topical psoriasis treatments containing liquor carbonis detergens (LCD) and salicylic acid, according to a study published online Aug. 12 in the Journal ...

Health

FDA warns of allergic reactions with acne products

Federal health officials are warning consumers who use popular anti-acne treatments about rare but potentially deadly allergic reactions that can cause swelling of the face and difficulty breathing.

Pediatrics

Pediatricians endorse new acne treatment guidelines

(HealthDay)—Pimples have long been the bane of teenage existence, but pediatricians say there is now enough evidence on effective treatments to put out the first guidelines on battling acne in children.

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