Acne could have a genetic basis find researchers promising new cure
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  January 10, 2019  
  Dermatology  
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 Acne could have a genetic basis find researchers promising new cureAcne could have a genetic basis find researchers promising new cure
 
In one of the pioneering genetic studies of acne, it has been seen that the condition that affects millions of teenagers and adults could have a genetic basis. This genetic study can also pave the way for new and accurate treatment for acne promise researchers. The study results are published in the latest issue of the journal Nature Communications.
 
   Cancer patients have greater risk of developing shingles, study showsCancer patients have greater risk of developing shingles, study shows
 
People newly diagnosed with cancer, particularly blood cancers, and those treated with chemotherapy have a greater risk of developing shingles, according to a new study in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.
 
   Investigational topical cream may be effective for treating atopic dermatitisInvestigational topical cream may be effective for treating atopic dermatitis
 
A study published in the British Journal of Dermatology indicates that an investigational nonsteroidal topical cream may be effective for treating atopic dermatitis, one of the most common inflammatory skin diseases.
 
 Acne Treatments
 
Acne TreatmentsAcne is a common skin condition that causes oily skin, spots, and cysts. Almost everyone who experiences acne will develop the condition on their face, and a variety of treatments can be employed to reduce the severity of the condition.
 
 
 Skin Cancer Symptoms
 
Skin Cancer SymptomsThere are various types of symptoms that can be associated with each type of skin cancer. This article provides information on what symptoms are unique to each specific skin cancer.
 
 
 Lupus Research Alliance announces 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Innovator Award
 
Lupus Research Alliance announces 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Innovator AwardThe Lupus Research Alliance is proud to announce the 2018 recipients of the Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Award in Lupus and Autoimmunity: Nir Hacohen, PhD and Vijay Kuchroo, DVM, PhD. Dr. Hacohen is seeking better ways to treat lupus kidney disease, the major cause of illness and death among patients with lupus.
 
 
 Chemical in sunscreen and cosmetics may harm coral by altering fatty acids
 
Chemical in sunscreen and cosmetics may harm coral by altering fatty acidsAlthough sunscreen is critical for preventing sunburns and skin cancer, some of its ingredients are not so beneficial to ocean-dwelling creatures. In particular, sunscreen chemicals shed by swimmers are thought to contribute to coral reef decline.
 
 
 Molecule discovery could hold the key to novel gene therapies for skin problems
 
Molecule discovery could hold the key to novel gene therapies for skin problemsScientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered a protein that could hold the key to novel gene therapies for skin problems including psoriasis - a common, chronic skin disease that affects over 100 million people worldwide.