Tag: "acne" at medical news
Spot on treatment for acne
...ion of sebum by the skin, which is associated with acne
development, by up to 70%. The Phase I results ...ducing sebum production has been the holy grail of acne
treatment for 30 years, and there has been little success aside from Roaccutane which has significan...
New project to analyze why Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and insulin resistance are so closely linked
...th fertility but also because of excess body hair, acne
or alopecia. We still do not fully understand the underlying cause or causes of PCOS but insulin resistance plays an important part in many patients. "These studies will give us the chance to look directly at the mechanism of insulin resistance at...
Link found between teens' stress levels and acne severity
...SALEM, N.C. -- The largest study ever conducted on acne
and stress reveals that teenagers who were under h...ress were 23 percent more likely to have increased acne
severity, according to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues. ...
Multiple low-energy plasma skin treatments may help diminish facial wrinkles
...arily focused on high-energy single treatments for acne
scarring or wrinkle reductions, which may be effective but require a week or more for healing. Melissa A. Bogle, M.D., then at SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, Mass., and now at the Laser and Cosmetic Surgery Center of Houston, and colleagues ga...
Injection of 'skin filler' material appears to stimulate collagen production
...nes and wrinkles associated with aging, as well as acne
scars and other skin conditions, according to background information in the article. Hyaluronic acid, a compound that occurs naturally in the skin and connective tissue, is among the most widely used fillers in the United States. Its molecules bind...
Researchers establish scientific link between acne treatment and depression
A drug commonly used to treat severe acne
can lead to depressive behaviour in mice, according to research published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology. Since the drug's introduction in the early 1980s there have been controversial reports of depression and suicidal behaviour that may ha...
Acne medication associated with abnormal blood test results
... than previously thought among patients taking the acne
medication isoretinoin, including those who had no...mmonly marketed as Accutane, is the most effective acne
treatment currently available, according to background information in the article. As many as 89 pe...
M. D. Anderson: Setting the benchmark in brain tumor treatment
...e use of Temodar with Accutane (isotretinoin), the acne
drug, which appears to downshift the ability of gliomas to spread through the brain, Conrad says. "I think the most important part of the drug cocktail that we hope to eventually give to patients are agents that help block invasion," he says....
Chamomile tea and lotion causing internal bleeding in patient on anti-coagulant medication
...sed to treat skin conditions psoriasis, eczema and acne
as well as helping soothe insect bites....
Free-electron laser targets fat
...ers to target sebaceous glands. "The root cause of acne
is a lipid-rich gland, the sebaceous gland, which ... do that." He says a selective laser treatment for acne
could potentially replace the best acne
drug, which is isotretinoin (commonly known as Accutane). Th...
Corrective cosmetics may not boost quality of life for women with severe facial blemishes
...d size of a blemish. For example, a woman with bad acne
did not feel any worse or any better than a woman with melasma. But the more fearful a woman was of being negatively evaluated in public, the lower she rated her health-related quality of life. Researchers aren't certain exactly how severe blemishes ...
Acne, milk and the iodine connection
... dairy products. For that reason, I've advised my acne
patients for years to decrease their dairy intake." Arbesman suggests the connection between acne
and dairy products observed in the study could be secondary to the iodine content of the dairy produ...
Medicine by media
...oved for use as a second-line treatment for severe acne
in women. Because of concerns about liver toxicity and an increased risk of venous thromboembolism, warnings were sent to physicians in December 2002 advising them not prescribe Diane-35 for birth control or mild acne. In this brief report, Barbara ...
Testosterone therapy improves sexual function in post-menopausal women
... unexplained fatigue, breast cancer, mood changes, acne
and increased hair growth; none were significant e...ude voice changes, increased body and facial hair, acne
and other undesirable defeminizing side-effects; these have not been reported with short-term use." ...
Use of antibiotics for acne may increase risk of common infectious illness
CHICAGO Individuals treated with antibiotics for acne
for more than six weeks were more than twice as li...ract infection within one year as individuals with acne
who were not treated with antibiotics, according to an article in the September issue of Archives of...
Certain acne treatment does not increase symptoms of depression in adolescents
CHICAGO Adolescents with moderate to severe acne
experienced a reduction rather than an increase in...tration in 1982, is the most effective therapy for acne
that is unresponsive to other treatment. However, an increasing number of cases of suicide and depre...
Being too clean could be hazardous to your health and the environment
...al care products, cosmetics, antimicrobial creams, acne
treatments, lotions, hand soaps, and dish soaps. It is also used as an additive to plastics, polymers, textile, and implantable medical devices. Triclosan is most often used to kill bacteria on the skin and other surfaces and is sometimes used to pre...