Acne News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/26/2013
Simple Tips for Smoother Shaving

How to avoid skin irritation, acne aggravation

10/10/2012
Health Tip: Caring for Acne

Gently clean the skin

9/25/2012
A Virus That Zaps Zits?

Early research finds common strain on skin seeks out, destroys bacteria behind acne

9/15/2012
Skin Doctor Offers Tips to Reduce Acne

Use gentle facial cleansers and don't scrub, expert advises

9/14/2012
Health Tip: Factors That Can Worsen Acne

Including fluctuating hormones

5/31/2012
Acne Medication May Raise Risk of Eye Infections

Large study found teens taking Accutane were more likely to get pink eye, styes

4/6/2012
Planning Pregnancy May Cut Birth Defects

Timing allows changes or adjustments in risky medications, experts say

1/31/2012
Health Tip: Wash Skin Properly

To keep it clean and help prevent acne

1/16/2012
Overweight Teen Girls May Have Higher Acne Risk

However, no similar connection found for boys in Norwegian study

11/21/2011
More Sore Throats Seen in Acne Patients Taking Antibiotics

But drug resistance is probably not the culprit, researchers say

4/21/2011
Health Tip: Give Acne the Boot

How to keep skin clear and smooth

4/11/2011
Acne Antibiotics Not Linked to Drug Resistance

Staph bacteria actually decreased with long-term use, study says

3/18/2011
Acne May Blemish Teens' Emotional Lives, Too

Review of data shows links between the skin disorder and raised odds for depression

2/24/2011
Health Tip: Does Acne Need a Doctor's Care?

Signs your acne shouldn't be self-treated

11/12/2010
Severe Acne May Up Suicide Risk: Study

Patients remain at risk even after treatment ends, researchers say.

9/9/2010
Health Tip: Factors That May Aggravate Acne in Women

Some are avoidable, others aren't

5/17/2010
Acne, Psoriasis Meds Don't Raise Fracture Risk

Dutch researchers found retinoids not linked to more broken bones

4/20/2010
Acne Patients Happy With Online Follow-Up Care

Outcomes similar for in-office visit or 'e-visit' using images sent via Internet, study finds

3/19/2010
Acne Drug May Help in the Fight Against AIDS

Antibiotic plus standard therapy appears to halt HIV progression in cells, study finds

1/21/2010
Health Tip: Caring for Acne-Prone Skin

Suggestions that may help prevent outbreaks

10/21/2009
With Microdermabrasion, Rough Seems to Work Better

Acne scars and wrinkles benefit from more aggressive treatment, study finds

6/23/2009
3/6/2009
New Laser Combo Therapy Zaps Acne

Small study finds pulsed-dye beam with topical meds improved lesions in 1 to 2 weeks

11/26/2008
Health Tip: Caring for Your Skin With Acne

Suggestions on washing your face

8/18/2008
Study Lets Teens Sound Off on Acne Therapies

Most would pay hundreds of dollars to get rid of the problem

5/15/2008
Acne Drug Prevents Tissue Damage From Emphysema

Doxycycline in mice boosts protective protein, too early to see benefit in humans

4/17/2008
12/28/2007
Health Tip: Triggers of Acne

Factors that could increase your risk

8/21/2007
Health Tip: Treating Acne Scars

Several options to consider

5/14/2007
Health Tip: Taking Care of Problem Skin

Ways to help prevent acne

8/21/2006
Accutane Shows Strong Link to Higher Cholesterol

Four in 10 users of the acne drug had a rise in blood fats, study found

7/26/2006
Health Tip: Addressing Acne

Hormonal changes and heredity are prime contributors

6/1/2006
5/15/2006
Topical Gels Alone May Control Severe Acne

Antibiotics might only be needed over short-term, new studies find

4/14/2006
Laser Might Zap Away Zits for Good

Treatment spares skin while targeting acne-linked glands

4/5/2006
Laser Therapy Treats Acne Scars

Already approved for sun-damaged skin

10/14/2005
Pregnant Women Not Using Acne Drug Properly: Study

Patients, doctors aren't taking precautions to prevent birth defects, researchers say

8/12/2005
FDA Approves Accutane Registration Program

Distributors, doctors and patients must sign up to get the acne drug

5/11/2005
Health Tip: Facing Acne

It doesn't only affect teens

12/17/2004
Over-the-Counter Treatments Effective Against Acne

They work as well as antibiotics and cost less, study finds

11/23/2004
FDA Tightens Restrictions on Accutane

Approves registry to protect women of childbearing age

9/16/2004
Health Tip: Acne Scars Can Be Minimized

Many methods prove to be helpful

8/10/2004
Health Tip: Smooth Your Skin

Options after an accident or surgery

8/9/2004
Health Tip: Myths About Acne

Some common old-wives' tales

7/29/2004
Acne Bacteria Genome Decoded

May lead to development of new treatments for skin disorder

6/15/2004
Study: Laser Therapy Ineffective for Acne

Pulsed dye model doesn't result in any improvement

6/11/2004
Acne Leaves Emotional Scars, Too

But drugs, stress management, laser therapy can solve skin problem

5/19/2004
Health Tip: Dermabrasion

It smoothes out wrinkles and acne scars

2/27/2004
Panel Seeks Tough Restrictions on Acne Drug

FDA committee recommends national registry for Accutane

2/26/2004
Pull Acne Drug Accutane From Market, Critics Ask FDA

Prescriptions should be restricted because of link to birth defects, Public Citizen claims