Category list : Acne
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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 vulgarisSubscription
Acne vulgaris is a long-term condition that can have lasting physical and psychological effects. Patient education is crucial to improve adherence to treatment
Acne drug's 'suicide link' probedSubscription
The popular acne drug isotretinoin does not increase the risk of suicide, according to a new report.
Acne could drive teenagers to commit suicideSubscription
Teenagers with 'problem acne' are more likely to be anxious, depressed and attempt suicide, according to a new study.
An overview of acne vulgarisSubscription
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
VOL: 98, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 55 Molly Courtenay, PhD, MSc, CertEd, RNT, RGN, is senior lecturer, Buckinghamshire Chiltern University College, Chalfont St Giles;Michele Butler, MMedSci, BSc, RGN, RNT, Cert.Ed (FE), is senior lecturer in clinical science, School of Biological and Molecular Science, Oxford Brookes University