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[Diet in pathogenesis of acne vulgaris].

PMID: 29084194   Acne vulgaris is one of the most common dermatologic condition especially among adolescents. Acne is related to excess sebum production by sebaceous glands, inflammation both within and adjacent to the comedones, hyperproliferation of Propionibacterium acnes. Some of investigations show association between acne and diet. Milk increases the level …

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New Picosecond-Domain Laser Decreases Acne Scarring

Picosecond-Domain Laser

A new holographic beam splitter in a picosecond-domain laser effectively and safely treated facial acne scars, investigators found. The study, published in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine and led by Eric F. Bernstein, MD, MSE, director of the Main Line Center for Laser Surgery in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, also showed that the treatments …

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Chemical diversity and anti-acne inducing bacterial potentials of essential oils from selected Elsholtzia species.

DOI: 14786419.2017.1395436  PMID: 29072094   Essential oils from the aerial parts of four Elsholtzia species; Elsholtzia stachyodes, Elsholtzia communis, Elsholtzia griffithii and Elsholtzia beddomei were obtained by steam distillation and their chemical components were analysed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Principle Component Analysis was used to identify the chemical variations in the …

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Efficacy of microneedling with 70% glycolic acid peel vs microneedling alone in treatment of atrophic acne scars-A randomized controlled trial.

DOI: jocd.12377  PMID: 29072375   Microneedling with dermaroller and glycolic acid peels is commonly used for treatment of acne scars.To compare efficacy of microneedling alone versus combination of microneedling with serial 70% glycolic acid peel in management of atrophic acne scars.Sixty patients with atrophic acne scars were randomized into group 1 receiving …

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Use of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) microspheres collagen to treat atrophic acne scars.

DOI: j.mehy.2017.08.016  PMID: 29055383   Acne scarring is a common and persistent sequela affecting many individuals worldwide, with significant physical and long-lasting psychological effects. Currently, the treatment options available for acne scars are mostly invasive and have several side effects. This paper explores the possibility of using polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) collagen microspheres, a …

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Draft genome sequences of three multidrug-resistant Cutibacterium (formerly Propionibacterium) acnes strains isolated from acne patients, China.

DOI: j.jgar.2017.10.008  PMID: 29051020   Cutibacterium acnes (formerly Propionibacterium acnes), an anaerobic Gram-positive bacterium, is a skin commensal and considered to be associated with acne. Here we report draft genome sequences of three multidrug-resistant C. acnes strains (CA17, CA39, and CA51), isolated from skin lesions of acne patients from China.The whole genome …

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Pharmacokinetic Comparison of Once-Daily Topical Minocycline Foam 4% vs Oral Minocycline for Moderate-to-Severe Acne.

PMID: 29036256   To characterize minocycline pharmacokinetics and relative bioavailability following multiple-dose topical administration of minocycline hydrochloride (HCl) foam 4% (FMX101 4%) as compared with single-dose oral administration of minocycline HCl extended-release tablets (Solodyn®) in subjects with moderate-to-severe acne. Jones TM,  Ellman H,  deVries T

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A feasibility study for a triple-blind randomized controlled trial investigating the effects of oral isotretinoin on mood and quality of life in patients with acne vulgaris.

DOI: ced.13284  PMID: 29030873   Isotretinoin is used in the treatment of severe acne vulgaris (AV), but has controversially been associated with depression and suicide. Large prospective studies have failed to translate this clinically. We undertook a feasibility study to investigate the parameters of a triple-blind, randomized controlled trial (RCT) assessing the …

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A Novel Treatment of Acne Keloidalis Nuchae by Long-Pulsed Alexandrite Laser.

DOI: DSS.0000000000001336  PMID: 29016541   Acne keloidalis nuchae (AKN) is a dermatological condition characterized by follicular-based papules and pustules that later form hypertrophic or keloid-like scars. Laser-assisted hair reduction such as 810-nm diode laser and 1,064-nm Nd:YAG laser have been used for treating AKN with promising results. Tawfik A,  Osman MA,  Rashwan I

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