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

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.

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.

Health

Home remedies: Weathering those wrinkles

Wrinkles are a natural part of aging, especially for the face, neck, hands and forearms. But some people are more prone to wrinkles based on sun-exposure and other factors. Although genetics mainly determine skin structure ...

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 ...

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