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Common acne medication can slow progress of relapsing-remitting MS, trial shows
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A Canadian clinical trial led by researchers at the University of Calgary’s Hotchkiss Brain Institute, at the Cumming School of Medicine, shows that minocycline, a common acne medication, can slow the progress of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) in people who have recently experienced their first symptoms.

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Cosmetic makers harness microbiome to help treat skin conditions
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Cosmetic companies have started developing and selling products designed to harness the skin microbiome to help treat a range of skin conditions from acne to eczema.

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How does acne affect self-confidence?
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Three in five teenagers surveyed by the British Skin Foundation reported ‘a fall in self-confidence’ as the biggest impact that acne has on their lives. From my experience as a dermatologist I find that those with acne can often feel unsupported, socially isolated and become withdrawn.

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Overall balance of bacteria on skin may be key factor for acne development
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Researchers, led by Dr Huiying Li, an associate professor of molecular and medical pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, used over-the-counter pore cleansing strips to obtain skin follicle samples from 72 individuals: 38 with acne and 34 who didn’t have the disease.

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Acne affects self-confidence of many teenagers, survey finds
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Growing up can be hard for any teenager without the added stress of acne. Sadly acne affects around 80% of adolescents aged 13-18 years at some point.

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Acne: when to seek help?
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Acne develops due to an interplay between genetic factors (so people often have a family history) and hormonal factors that can increase the size and activity of the sebaceous or oil gland.

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Mesoporous material can inhibit growth of bacteria linked to acne and hospital acquired infections
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The mesoporous material Upsalite is shown to inhibit growth of bacteria associated with acne and hospital acquired infections.

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Scarring can have negative impact on patients' quality of life
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Whether it’s from sudden trauma, scheduled surgery or serious acne, scarring can have a profound impact on patients.

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FDA approves new topical retinoid gel for OTC treatment of acne
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Differin Gel 0.1% (adapalene), a once-daily topical gel for the over-the-counter (OTC) treatment of acne. Differin Gel 0.1% is approved for use in people 12 years of age and older.

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