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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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

Study identifies 29 new genetic variants linked to acne

Study identifies 29 new genetic variants linked to acne

Study reveals the negative perceptions and emotional impact of pregnancy stretch marks

Study reveals the negative perceptions and emotional impact of pregnancy stretch marks

Contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with PCOS, study reveals

Contraceptive pill can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes in women with PCOS, study reveals

New trial shows vaginal laser therapy treatments may not work at all

New trial shows vaginal laser therapy treatments may not work at all

EADV survey: Almost half of the European general population have a dermatological condition

EADV survey: Almost half of the European general population have a dermatological condition

New beetle-inspired smart device developed for personalized skin care

New beetle-inspired smart device developed for personalized skin care

Enzyme pre-treatment yields a highly precise picture of skin bacteria

Enzyme pre-treatment yields a highly precise picture of skin bacteria

Contraception is free to women, except when it’s not

Contraception is free to women, except when it’s not

Skin disorders on the rise during COVID‐19 pandemic due to infection and PPE use

Skin disorders on the rise during COVID‐19 pandemic due to infection and PPE use

Imbalance in gut microbiota could play a key role in progression of inflammatory skin disorder

Imbalance in gut microbiota could play a key role in progression of inflammatory skin disorder

Topical therapy can help safely reduce side effect of cancer treatment

Topical therapy can help safely reduce side effect of cancer treatment

Study characterizes anti-inflammatory effect of strawberry geranium on the skin

Study characterizes anti-inflammatory effect of strawberry geranium on the skin

Anabolic-androgenic steroids can have deleterious effects on the brain

Anabolic-androgenic steroids can have deleterious effects on the brain

Male fertility and androgen production may be impacted by COVID-19

Male fertility and androgen production may be impacted by COVID-19