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Health Tip: Why You May Have Adult Acne

Posted 6 days ago by

-- Acne is often thought of as a younger person's condition – a symptom of the transition from childhood to young adulthood. But some people in their 30s, 40s and 50s still have acne, the American Academy of Dermatology says. Here's the group's list of common triggers of adult acne: Fluctuating hormone levels during the menstrual period, during pregnancy, peri-menopause and menopause, and after ...

Acne's Stigma Can Take a Big Mental Toll

Posted 19 days ago by

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 3, 2018 – The impact of acne is more than skin-deep, and often disrupts sleep and well-being, scientists have found. Researchers in Ireland report that perceived social stigma diminishes quality of life for many who have acne – especially girls and women. "We know from previous research that many acne sufferers experience negative feelings about their condition, but we have ...

FDA Approves Seysara (sarecycline) for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne

Posted 20 days ago by

Barcelona - 2nd October 2018 – Almirall, S.A. announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Seysara (sarecycline), a new, innovative first in class tetracycline-derived oral antibiotic for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older1. Seysara was part of Allergan's Medical Dermatology ...

FDA Approves Seysara (sarecycline) for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Acne

Posted 20 days ago by

Barcelona - 2nd October 2018 – Almirall, S.A. announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Seysara (sarecycline), a new, innovative first in class tetracycline-derived oral antibiotic for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients 9 years of age and older1. Seysara was part of Allergan's Medical Dermatology ...

Don't Pop That Pimple, Expert Says

Posted 23 Sep 2018 by

SUNDAY, Sept. 23, 2018 – It may be tempting to squeeze a large pimple, but doing so could make the zit worse, skin doctors say. Up to 50 million Americans struggle with various forms of acne, particularly red, swollen, painful bumps that develop deep in the skin, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. There are better, more effective ways to manage acne, said board-certified ...

Acne Advice for Returning Students

Posted 11 Sep 2018 by

TUESDAY, Sept. 11, 2018 – As if the start of a new school year isn't stressful enough, many teens may find their acne worsens when classes start, a skin doctor says. During summer vacation, teens' acne often eases because they have less stress and more sun exposure, but it could flare up now that they're back in school, explained Dr. David Shupp. He's a dermatologist at Penn State Health Medical ...

A Vaccine to Prevent Acne? It May Be Possible One Day

Posted 4 Sep 2018 by

TUESDAY, Sept. 4, 2018 – Acne and adolescence go hand in hand. But researchers say the skin lesions might become a torment of the past if preliminary tests of an experimental vaccine pan out. So far, the vaccine has only been tried on animals and human skin samples. It uses antibodies to target a toxin secreted by the bacteria responsible for acne, explained study author Chun-Ming Huang. He's a ...

Ortho Dermatologics Receives FDA Approval for Altreno (tretinoin 0.05%) Lotion For Acne

Posted 24 Aug 2018 by

LAVAL, Quebec, Aug. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Ortho Dermatologics, one of the largest prescription dermatology health care businesses in the world and a division of Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the New Drug Application for Altreno (tretinoin 0.05%) lotion, indicated for the topical treatment of acne ...

Health Tip: How Often Do Kids Need to Bathe?

Posted 7 Aug 2018 by

-- Some children love taking a shower, while others find it just another chore to struggle with. Thankfully, for the parents of kids in the latter category, a daily shower may not be necessary, the American Academy of Dermatology says. While a daily bath or shower shouldn't hurt kids aged 6 to 11, it isn't absolutely needed, the academy says. Kids in this age group should bathe or shower at least ...

Health Tip: Things to Remember About Acne

Posted 6 Aug 2018 by

-- Acne tends to form on the face, neck, back, chest and shoulders. The U.S. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases says although acne isn't usually a serious health concern, it can be embarrassing and lead to permanent scars. The agency also says: Doctors don't know a surefire way to prevent acne, but taking care of your skin can help stop an outbreak from ...

Health Tip: Recognize a Bad Reaction to Acne Medication

Posted 26 Feb 2018 by

-- Using certain acne products that contain the active ingredients benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid can cause rare but serious and potentially life-threatening allergic reactions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. The ingredients also may cause additional side effects, including burning, dryness, itching, peeling, redness, and slight swelling where the product is applied, the agency ...

Pain of Acne More Than Skin Deep

Posted 9 Feb 2018 by

FRIDAY, Feb. 9, 2018 – Acne can be emotionally devastating at any age, and new research suggests it could even throw you into a deep depression. "Our research has shown that patients with acne have a 63 percent increased risk of developing major depressive disorder in their first year following an acne diagnosis, compared to patients without acne," said study author Isabelle Vallerand. "We also ...

How to Take Action Against Acne

Posted 26 Jan 2018 by

FRIDAY, Jan. 26, 2018 – Waiting for acne to clear up on its own can be frustrating, especially for teens who are already self-conscious about their appearance. Untreated acne can cause low self-esteem and anxiety as well as permanent facial scars. Ignoring it or assuming kids will outgrow it can harm them physically and emotionally. Acne can also continue into the adult years, and be especially ...

Health Tip: Four Common Types Of Acne

Posted 20 Sep 2017 by

-- Acne is typically caused by the clogging of hair follicles by debris from skin cells, skin inflammation, oily secretions and certain bacteria. The American Skin Association identifies these common types of acne and their causes: Comedones- These are non-inflammatory acne lesions and may be open or closed. Closed comedones are commonly called whiteheads. Open comedones, also known as ...

Health Tip: Can't Clear Your Acne?

Posted 2 Aug 2017 by

-- If you're having little success in clearing your acne, experts say you shouldn't give up hope. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests: If you're trying a new treatment, give it time to work before you try something else. You should see some improvement in four-to-six weeks. Always follow the instructions on any medication or skin care product. Don't scrub or pick at your skin. Avoid ...

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