- Acne sufferers may outlive their counterparts with clear skin due to slower cell aging.
- Non-drug treatments including yoga, acupuncture and massage are effective in treating common chronic pain conditions such as back pain.
- From Milk of Magnesia to papaya, these four home remedies can help reduce the appearance of acne fast.
- Dermatological treatments, from lasers to chemical peels, can help prevent and reduce the appearance of acne scars.
- Whiteheads, blackheads, under-the-skin pimples and cysts: Here's how to identify and treat all different types of acne.
- Don't confuse blackheads with their harmless doppelganger, the sebaceous filaments.
- Acne may be more than just skin deep. Researchers think a link to the endocrine system might be the key in solving the most common skin issue.
- In the case of severe acne, dermatologists leave their patients on ineffective antibiotics for far too long before prescribing a more potent drug, isotretinoin.
- A new product containing live bacteria could make showering unnecessary.
- Birth control does a lot more than its name suggests.
- Acupuncture was found to be effective in treating some dermatologic conditions, including dermatitis, pruritus, urticaria, hyperhidrosis, and facial elasticity: study.
- Vitamin B12 alters the activity of bacterium Propionibacterium acnes, driving it to secrete an inflammatory compound that leads to pimples.
Acne is an inflammatory disease concerning the sebaceous glands of the skin. Acne is caused due to the overproduction of oil by the oil glands of the skin. Mainly pimples are discovered on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. Acne is not a severe health threat but, it can cause scars. Acne commonly starts in the early teen years, but it can also occur to adults.