DOI: 14764172.2017.1368667 PMID: 28853968 Acne scar is a common distressing complication of acne vulgaris. CO2 laser resurfacing proved effective for treatment of such problem but the associated complications may limit its use. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) may increase the chance of favorable outcome. Abdel Aal AM, Ibrahim IM, Sami NA, Abdel Kareem IMRead More »
DOI: s00403-017-1769-5 PMID: 28852851 Interleukin (IL)-36 cytokines are new members of the IL-1 family, which include pro-inflammatory factors, IL-36α, IL-36β and IL-36γ, and a natural receptor antagonist IL-36Ra. Over recent years, much has been learned on their important functions in the regulation of immune response and, especially, on their role in …Read More »
Racial disparities in the management of acne: evidence from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, 2005-2014.
DOI: 09546634.2017.1371836 PMID: 28831837 Racial health disparities are widespread in the United States, but little is known about racial disparities in the management of dermatological conditions. Rogers AT, Semenov YR, Kwatra SG, Okoye GARead More »
DOI: j.ijwd.2017.06.001 PMCID: PMC5555287 PMID: 28831424 The treatment of acne during pregnancy is often limited by the potential toxicities that are posed to the fetus by the most common and effective acne therapies. As with all dermatoses during pregnancy, the treatment of acne vulgaris in this population requires a thorough understanding of …Read More »
General quality of life of patients with acne vulgaris before and after performing selected cosmetological treatments.
DOI: PPA.S131184 PMCID: PMC5553351 PMID: 28831246 Achieving a satisfying quality of life for a patient by applying individually matched therapy is, simultaneously, a great challenge and a priority for contemporary medicine. Patients with visible dermatological ailments are particularly susceptible to reduction in the general quality of life. Among the dermatological diseases, acne …Read More »
EXPERT ANALYSIS FROM THE 2017 AAD SUMMER MEETING NEW YORK – Just as an imbalance in the intestinal microbiota can disrupt gut function, dysbiosis of the facial skin can allow acne-causing bacteria to flourish. In acne, said Adam Friedman, MD, “we’ve always been talking about bacteria,” but now the thinking has …Read More »
In vitro anti-acne activity of phytoactives from the stem bark of Artocarpus hirsutus Lam. and characterisation of pyranocycloartobiloxanthone A as a mixture of two anomers.
DOI: 14786419.2017.1365068 PMID: 28820275 This study is aimed to isolate the phytoactives from the stem bark of Artocarpus hirsutus and evaluate their in vitro anti-acne activity. The ethanolic stem bark extract of A. hirsutus provided two major phytoactive constituents: (i) pyranocycloartobiloxanthone A, (1) and (ii) Artonine E, (2) whose structures were …Read More »
Milk disrupts p53 and DNMT1, the guardians of the genome: implications for acne vulgaris and prostate cancer.
DOI: s12986-017-0212-4 PMCID: PMC5556685 PMID: 28814964 There is accumulating evidence that milk shapes the postnatal metabolic environment of the newborn infant. Based on translational research, this perspective article provides a novel mechanistic link between milk intake and milk miRNA-regulated gene expression of the transcription factor p53 and DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1), two …Read More »
DOI: jdv.14374 PMID: 28805938 Acne is a chronic inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous unit. Its pathophysiology includes hyperseborrhoea, abnormal follicular keratinization and Propionibacterium acnes proliferation in the pilosebaceous unit. Recent research has shed some new light on the involvement of the sebaceous gland, as well as on the pro-inflammatory activity of …Read More »
DOI: jdv.14410 PMID: 28805934 ‘Fragile skin’, or skin with lower resistance to aggressors, can be broadly classified into four causal categories: constitutional (age-dependent or associated with specific vulnerable locations on the body, e.g. eyelids), pathological (related to disease), circumstantial (related to environmental or internal factors, e.g. stress) and iatrogenic (caused by …Read More »