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Don't Want Rosacea? Drinking Coffee Might Help

Posted 18 Oct 2018 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 – Contrary to popular belief, new research suggests that drinking coffee might be a good prescription for avoiding the unsightly skin condition known as rosacea. The finding is based on an analysis of rosacea risk and dietary habits among nearly 83,000 women who were enrolled in a national nurses' study between 1991 and 2005. And it appears to challenge longstanding ...

Health Tip: Why You May Have Adult Acne

Posted 16 Oct 2018 by Drugs.com

-- 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 4 Oct 2018 by Drugs.com

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 ...

Don't Pop That Pimple, Expert Says

Posted 23 Sep 2018 by Drugs.com

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 Drugs.com

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 Drugs.com

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 ...

Could You Have Rosacea?

Posted 12 Jun 2018 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 – Acne isn't reserved for teens, and breakouts can persist into adulthood. But there's another common skin condition – rosacea – that causes a different type of blemish, strikes in the adult years, and won't respond to typical acne products. The first telltale sign of rosacea is the tendency to blush or flush easily. You might notice redness across your nose and cheeks. ...

Health Tip: Treating Rosacea

Posted 3 Apr 2018 by Drugs.com

-- Rosacea is a common skin disease that causes a reddening of the skin, typically on the face. The disease may have differing symptoms, including sensitive skin or a thickening of the skin, resulting in a bumpy texture. The American Academy of Dermatology suggests: Identify and avoid factors that trigger an outbreak. They could include exposure to spicy foods, cold temperatures or being ...

Excess Weight May Raise Rosacea Risk

Posted 15 Dec 2017 by Drugs.com

FRIDAY, Dec. 15, 2017 – The skin disorder rosacea should be added to the list of chronic diseases linked to obesity, researchers report. Their large new study found that the risk for rosacea increases among women as weight rises. The researchers reviewed the records of nearly 90,000 U.S. women, tracked over 14 years. They found a 48 percent higher likelihood of rosacea among those with a body ...

Health Tip: Four Common Types Of Acne

Posted 20 Sep 2017 by Drugs.com

-- 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 Drugs.com

-- 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 ...

Can Dogs Teach Doctors New Tricks?

Posted 27 Jul 2017 by Drugs.com

THURSDAY, July 27, 2017 – Can your canine companion help you fight off a troubling skin condition? Possibly. Well, maybe not your dog, per se, but dogs in general. A human skin specialist said that dogs can offer valuable insight into human skin conditions such as eczema. "Dermatologists, veterinarians and scientists can learn a lot from one another," said Dr. Jennifer Gardner, an assistant ...

Study Highlights the Beauty Industry's Ugly Side

Posted 26 Jun 2017 by Drugs.com

MONDAY, June 26, 2017 – When you purchase a new eye shadow or shampoo, you expect those products will be safe and that they won't cause skin breakouts – or worse. But new research found that's not always the case. And, because cosmetics are woefully underregulated in the United States, and there's no solid system in place to catch when personal care products are harmful, it's possible you'll ...

Hollywood Villains Are No Dermatologist's Friend

Posted 5 Apr 2017 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 – Movie villains often have a "look," and it's not a good one, a new study reports. Scary, evil characters in films tend to have certain types of less-than-attractive facial features – bulbous noses, warts and scars among them, the researchers said. But while these nasty personalities are fictional, the way they look could have real-life consequences for people who ...

Allergan Announces FDA Approval of Rhofade (oxymetazoline hydrochloride) Cream for Facial Erythema Associated with Rosacea

Posted 23 Jan 2017 by Drugs.com

DUBLIN, Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Allergan plc, (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, announced today the approval of Rhofade cream by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the topical treatment of persistent facial erythema (redness) associated with rosacea in adults. Approval was based on two clinical studies that evaluated the primary efficacy endpoint on day 29.1 ...

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