Acne

Acne is a disorder resulting from the action of hormones and other substances on the skin's oil glands (sebaceous glands) and hair follicles. These factors lead to plugged pores and outbreaks of lesions commonly called pimples or zits. Acne lesions usually occur on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders.
What is Acne?

Acne or pimples is a skin condition that usually affects adolescents or teenagers but may affect an individual at any age. It leads to spots and boils over the skin of the face, forehead, neck, back and chest.

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Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of Stingless bee-derived propolis against acne

Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of Stingless bee-derived propolis against acne

Creating New Targeted Antibacterial Products to Help Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance

Creating New Targeted Antibacterial Products to Help Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance

The antimicrobial activity of tee tree oil nanoliposomes against Escherichia coli

The antimicrobial activity of tee tree oil nanoliposomes against Escherichia coli

Research in young rats shows how hormonal contraceptives may affect the brain

Research in young rats shows how hormonal contraceptives may affect the brain

Oral deucravacitinib shows promise in patients with active lupus

Oral deucravacitinib shows promise in patients with active lupus

Overview of the roles of neutrophils in systemic autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases

Overview of the roles of neutrophils in systemic autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases

Extreme climatic events pose a significant threat to global dermatological health

Extreme climatic events pose a significant threat to global dermatological health

Combined oral contraceptive pills do not appear to exacerbate macromastia-related symptoms

Combined oral contraceptive pills do not appear to exacerbate macromastia-related symptoms

Majority of adolescents are self-conscious about their appearance, new poll suggests

Majority of adolescents are self-conscious about their appearance, new poll suggests

Microneedling more effective than chemical peels for treating acne scars in patients with dark skin

Microneedling more effective than chemical peels for treating acne scars in patients with dark skin

The Future of CBD research, marketing, and regulation

The Future of CBD research, marketing, and regulation

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

RINVOQ® (upadacitinib) Approved by European Commission as an Oral Treatment for Adults with Active Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis

Children born to mothers with PCOS have increased risk of developing childhood illnesses

Children born to mothers with PCOS have increased risk of developing childhood illnesses

Pregnant women with PCOS have higher risk for heart problems during delivery

Pregnant women with PCOS have higher risk for heart problems during delivery

New AI tool can speed up the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis by up to 4 years

New AI tool can speed up the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis by up to 4 years

The added value of adequate immune fitness to the existing approaches to pandemic preparedness

The added value of adequate immune fitness to the existing approaches to pandemic preparedness

Burt's Bees research demonstrates the efficacy of natural origin skincare regimens

Burt's Bees research demonstrates the efficacy of natural origin skincare regimens

Study investigates incident diabetes burden and risk in post-acute COVID-19 patients

Study investigates incident diabetes burden and risk in post-acute COVID-19 patients

Skin cells outside of the hair follicles play large role in the development of a pimple

Skin cells outside of the hair follicles play large role in the development of a pimple

New approach to alter the skin microbiome and reduce acne lesions using bacteria

New approach to alter the skin microbiome and reduce acne lesions using bacteria