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Synergistic Antibacterial Effects of Chitosan-Caffeic Acid Conjugate against Antibiotic-Resistant Acne-Related Bacteria.

Chitosan-Caffeic

DOI: md15060167  PMID: 28594356 The object of this study was to discover an alternative therapeutic agent with fewer side effects against acne vulgaris, one of the most common skin diseases. Acne vulgaris is often associated with acne-related bacteria such as Propionibacteriumacnes, Staphylococcusepidermidis, Staphylococcusaureus, and Pseudomonasaeruginosa. Some of these bacteria exhibit a …

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Genetic architecture of acne vulgaris.

acne vulgaris

DOI: jdv.14385  PMID: 28593717 Acne vulgaris is a ubiquitary skin disease characterized by chronic inflammation of the pilosebaceous unit resulting from bacterial colonization of hair follicles by Propionibacterium acnes, androgen-induced increased sebum production, altered keratinization and inflammation. Lichtenberger R,  Simpson MA,  Smith C,  Barker J,  Navarini AA

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New Study Examines Differences Between Rosacea and Acne

Rosacea and Acne

While acne and the bumps and pimples of subtype 2 (papulopustular) rosacea may seem similar at first glance, other signs and symptoms make it clear just how different these conditions are. A study published in the Pakistani Journal of Medical Science found that papulopustular rosacea patients were more than three …

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Why Topical Retinoids Are Mainstay of Therapy for Acne

Retinoids

DOI: s13555-017-0185-2  PMID: 28585191 Acne-focused dermatology expert groups have consistently recommended that most patients with acne be treated with a combination of topical retinoid and antimicrobial therapy. This is based on clinical data as well as evidence that these drug classes have different and complementary mechanisms of action that target multiple …

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Exposure to Visible Light Emitted from Smartphones and Tablets Increases the Proliferation of Staphylococcus aureus: Can this be Linked to Acne?

Why Topical Retinoids Are Mainstay of Therapy for Acne

PMID: 28580338 Due to rapid advances in modern technologies such as telecommunication technology, the world has witnessed an exponential growth in the use of digital handheld devices (e.g. smartphones and tablets). This drastic growth has resulted in increased global concerns about the safety of these devices. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, and …

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Pollution and acne: is there a link?

DOI: CCID.S131323  PMCID: PMC5446966  PMID: 28579815   In recent years, the critical role that inflammation may play in the development and progression of acne has become increasingly recognized. The prevalence of acne is similar between Asian and Caucasian women, but Asian women have a higher prevalence of inflammatory acne. They also report their …

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Ankylosing spondylarthritis associated with acne conglobata.

PMID: 2530614   We report a case of a rare association between acne conglobata and ankylosing spondylarthritis B27 negative which occurred in a young man. The pathogenetic relationship of the association is not certain, although some researches suggest that the onset of ankylosing spondylarthritis can result from cutaneous disease. Despite the …

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