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Category list : Acne

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    Treating severe acne hampered by 'antibiotic overuse'Subscription

    News30 October, 2015

    Clinicians treating severe acne leave too many patients on ineffective antibiotics for far too long before prescribing more potent needed therapy with isotretinoin, claim US researchers.

  • Therapeutic strategies for acne vulgaris

    Therapeutic strategies for acne vulgarisSubscription

    Practice29 November, 2013

    Acne vulgaris is a long-term condition that can have lasting physical and psychological effects. Patient education is crucial to improve adherence to treatment

  • tablets in a pill box

    Acne drug's 'suicide link' probedSubscription

    News15 November, 2010

    The popular acne drug isotretinoin does not increase the risk of suicide, according to a new report.

  • Acne could drive teenagers to commit suicideSubscription

    News13 November, 2006

    Teenagers with 'problem acne' are more likely to be anxious, depressed and attempt suicide, according to a new study.

  • An overview of acne vulgarisSubscription

    Practice25 July, 2006

    Acne vulgaris (common acne) is the most common disease seen by dermatologists (Lookingbill and Marks, 2000). It is a chronic inflammatory condition of the pilosebaceous units (Oprica et al, 2002). Its hallmarks are multiple lesions ranging from non-inflamed comedones (blackheads) to inflammatory papules, pustules, nodules and cysts (Lookingbill and Marks, 2000). Although not fatal, acne is often persistent and patients with acne report that it has a high psychological impact (Oprica ...

  • Candidiasis of the skin and acneSubscription

    Practice28 February, 2002

    VOL: 98, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 55