News - 2 Sep 2004
To defeat an enemy, you must first understand it, or so the saying goes. And for nearly every teenager and young adult, acne is a formidable foe, causing damage to their skin and their self-image that...
News - 22 Oct 2007
While acne is oftentimes as much a part of being a teenager as dating and Friday night football games, a new study examining the prevalence of acne in adults age 20 and older confirms that a...
News - 29 Sep 2010
As teens and twenty-somethings returned to school this month, many obsessed about their appearance, especially those with moderate to severe acne. A new screening test might save the day.
News - 29 Nov 2016
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.
News - 8 Mar 2019
Researchers have long believed that Propionibacterium acnes causes acne. But these bacteria are plentiful on everyone's skin and yet not everyone gets acne, or experiences it to the same degree.
News - 5 Feb 2011
Palomar Medical Technologies, Inc., a leading researcher and developer of light-based systems for cosmetic treatments, announced today the launch of the Acleara acne clearing system at the 69th Annual...
News - 5 Mar 2010
Acne and rosacea are two seemingly different skin conditions that have one important thing in common: both are chronic and extremely common skin conditions. However, dermatologists recommend that with...
News - 18 Jul 2014
When it comes to treating acne, much has advanced medical practice, but patients are still prescribed patience as part of any treatment regimen, according to a nationally recognized expert on the skin...
News - 15 Sep 2009
Zits, pimples, bumps and blemishes are a young person's worst nightmare. Collectively they are known as acne, a very common skin condition that affects millions of adolescents. Now a Norwegian study...
News - 25 Sep 2012
Watch out, acne. Doctors soon may have a new weapon against zits: a harmless virus living on our skin that naturally seeks out and kills the bacteria that cause pimples.