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Acne clinic Singapore: Acne is a disorder of the skin with eruption of papules or pustules.

Acne is caused by:

  • Sebum (skin oil) secretion
  • Skin pore clogging
  • Bacterial seeding of the clogged pores

Interruption of any of the above processes is the focus of acne treatment


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Tips for avoiding potentially deadly bacteria in gyms
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:52:57 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Gyms are breeding grounds for dangerous bacteria. And these bacteria can lead to health problems as minimal as acne or as serious as life-threatening infections. Here's how to avoid them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Medical News Today: Ten home remedies to get rid of whiteheads
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 17:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
Whiteheads are type of acne lesion. We look at ten popular home remedies to help get rid of them, how they work, and self-care to prevent whiteheads. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

FDA releases draft guidance on microneedling devices
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:12:45 +0800 | Mass Device
The FDA yesterday released draft guidance covering microneedling devices and what it considers to be a medical device under its purview. Microneedling devices are often touted as treatments for acne, scars, stretch marks and to generally increase the elasticity and healthiness of skin. The devices and procedures are often meant to be performed at home or in cosmetic or plastic surgery centers. The federal watchdog laid out a number of treatment claims that, if made, would put such devices under its regulatory jurisdiction. The claims include treating scars, wrinkles and deep facial lines, cellulite and stretch marks, dermatoses, acne, alopecia, stimulating collagen production or angiogensis or promoting wound healing. The FDA said that microneedling products that are not intended for diagn...

Cochrane Skin Group celebrate 20 years of improving treatment of skin diseases
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 22:50:38 +0800 | Cochrane News and Events
World-leading dermatologists and their patients are celebrating huge improvements in the treatment of skin diseases like skin cancer, psoriasis, and acne as theCochrane Skin Group marks its 20th anniversary this week.   The effects of the 120 plus published Cochrane Skin Reviews have been far-reaching and have had real impacts on patient care. These include skin cancer, skin allergies, and acne, blistering diseases, hair disorders like alopecia, fungal infections and psoriasis as well as tropical parasitic disea ses.The group is coordinated by the University of Nottingham ’s Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology and is part of the global Cochrane network that carries out systematic reviews of primary research covering all areas of health and health policy. Cochrane is internationally rec...

‘Abducted, Raped and Burned Up.’ Former Traveling Carnival Worker Pleads Guilty to Killing Young Sisters in 1975
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:18:24 +0800 | Top Science and Health Stories
(BEDFORD, Va.) — A man charged in the killing of two young sisters from Maryland pleaded guilty Tuesday, more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall. Lloyd Lee Welch Jr., 60, entered his plea in a Virginia court Tuesday. Welch is accused of snatching 12-year-old Sheila Lyon and 10-year-old Katherine Lyon in March 1975. Authorities believe he burned the girls’ bodies on a remote mountain in Bedford County, Virginia, where his family owned land. They were never recovered. The first-degree felony murder charges carry the possibility of a death sentence, but it wasn’t known before the hearing if prosecutors had agreed not to pursue the death penalty in exchange for Welch’s guilty pleas. He was scheduled to go on trial Tuesday,...

Symptoms of CANCER, acne and eczema can show on your skin – five signs to look out for
Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:01:00 +0800 | Daily Express - Health
CANCER, acne and eczema can all show on your skin with lumps, ulcers and even red patches sometimes a cause for concern. Here are five symptoms and the conditions they relate to. (Source: Daily Express - Health)

Acute kidney injury due to fish gallbladder ingestion: a case report from Cambodia - Sovann K.
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 23:11:22 +0800 | SafetyLit
We report the case of a 22-year-old woman with a 3-day history of watery stool, generalized abdominal pain, repeated vomiting, and decreased urine output following the consumption of fish gallbladder for self-treatment of acne. She was admitted and receive... (Source: SafetyLit)

Medical News Today: Photodynamic therapy for acne: Costs and recovery
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
Photodynamic therapy uses skin-sensitizing medications to enhance the impact of light-based skin treatment for acne. It is a form of phototherapy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Medical News Today: Blue light therapy for acne: Benefits, side effects, and costs
Sun, 03 Sep 2017 23:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
Blue light therapy is an FDA-approved, non-invasive phototherapy treatment for acne. Light in the blue wavelength is used to kill acne-causing bacteria. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Nigeria: Mixed Reactions Over Call for Ban of Skin Bleaching Creams
Sun, 03 Sep 2017 21:58:40 +0800 | AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine
[Premium Times] Over the years, bleaching creams also known as skin lighteners, whiteners, brighteners or fading creams were used for the purpose of treating skin problems such as freckles, age spots, acne scars or discolouration related to hormones. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

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