Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study IDs risk factors for severe hidradenitis suppurativa

(HealthDay)—Risk factors associated with severity of the disease may help guide therapy for hidradenitis suppurativa, according to research published in the September issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Medications

Drug manufacturer agrees to $500 million penalty (Update)

A subsidiary of India's largest pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay a record $500 million in fines and penalties for selling adulterated drugs and lying to federal regulators in a case that is part of an ongoing crackdown ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lower BMI, especially in boys, has protective effect in acne

(HealthDay)—Family history, body mass index, and diet are all linked to the risk of moderate-to-severe acne in young adults, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Academy of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Having severe acne may increase suicide risk

Individuals who suffer from severe acne are at an increased risk of attempting suicide, according to a paper published in the British Medical Journal today.

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