Teenage acne may be a natural, transient inflammatory state occurring when the maturing facial skin is exposed to new microbes and enhanced production of sebum, according to researchers at the University of Debrecen in Hungary.
In an effort to synthesize previous findings, researchers reviewed all scientific studies conducted on microneedling for the treatment of acne scars from 2009 to 2018 and have recommended randomized controlled trials that compare microneedling to other popular minimally invasive treatments.
A study conducted by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital shows that while the number of pregnancies has decreased, pregnancies among women taking isotretinoin have continued even after the implementation of iPLEDGE.
When investigators vaccinated mice with CAMP factor, they found the vaccination considerably reduced the growth of P. acnes and production of an inflammatory cytokine known as MIP-2, which is similar to the human interleukin (IL)-8.
A new trend called skin positivity is emerging. A number of celebrities are fighting against the stigma associated with acne, and that may have positive benefits for the self-esteem and mental health of acne patients, reports The New York Times (May 28, 2018).
Recently, celebrities including Justin Bieber, Kendall Jenner, Chrissy Teigen, Lucy Hale, and social media influencers have been forthcoming about thei...
Rosacea may appear more often in people with skin of colour than previously suspected and may be underdiagnosed or misdiagnosed, according to a researcher for the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada.
“Emerging research is showing rosacea is more common in those of various ethnicities and darker skin phototypes than previously thought,” said Dr. Jerry Tan, medical director of Healthy Image Centre for Cosmetic D...
The ease of searching the internet and patient curiosity about their own skin conditions often leads to patients presenting their physicians with questionable self-diagnoses and medical theories. In a press release on Oct. 30, 2017, dermatologists from the University of Southern California (USC) present seven common skin care myths patients believe.
The “Home Remedies for Acne Evidence List” currently includes 22 common acne home remedies that have undergone scientific investigation to answer three questions: What evidence is there? Does the remedy work? Can the remedy cause harm?