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Category list : Acne

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  • Acne won't extend your life, but might delay signs of ageing

    Acne won't extend your life, but might delay signs of ageing

    NHS Choices6 October, 2016

    “Spotty teenagers may have the last laugh over their peers with perfect skin after research found that those who suffer from acne are likely to live longer,” says The Telegraph online

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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

    Clinical29 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

    Clinical25 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

    Clinical28 February, 2002

    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