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

Study zeroes in on mutation linked to zits

Little is known about the genetic causes of pimples and other forms of acne that plague most teenagers. In a new study, a team of Yale researchers identified a genetic mutation responsible for the defects that give rise to ...

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Research may soon lead to better therapies for itching and acne

The sensation flutters across your back like a butterfly and crawls up your neck like a spider, provoking an irresistible urge to scratch. For most of us, an itch ends there, but thousands of unlucky people continue to suffer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Combo Tx using glycolic acid, iontophoresis effective in acne

(HealthDay)—Adjuvant combination therapy with chemical peeling using glycolic acid and subsequent iontophoresis with vitamins A, C, and E seems to be effective for severe acne vulgaris, according to a letter to the editor ...

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