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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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Melbourne woman cleared acne by healing her gut
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 13:03:17 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
A Melbourne woman has spoken about how her hormone imbalance left her with skin covered in aggressive acne. Emma Maidment, 25, was diagnosed with polycystic ovaries three years ago (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Dermatologists Explain How Light Therapy Works To Treat Acne
Wed, 26 Jul 2017 17:01:08 +0800 | Healthy Living - The Huffington Post
We asked dermatologists to find out. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)

Sebacia raises $36m for microparticle acne treatment
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:02:40 +0800 | Mass Device
Privately-held Sebacia Inc. said today that it closed a $20 million Series D financing round, led by existing investors Versant Ventures, Domain Associates, Accuitive Medical Ventures and Partners Healthcare Innovation Fund. New investors, including Salem Partners, also joined the round. The Duluth, Ga.-based company also said it closed a $16 million debt facility with Hercules Capital. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Sebacia raises $36m for microparticle acne treatment appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)

Medical News Today: Back acne: How to get rid of it
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
Back acne can be a frustrating condition that may cause discomfort and low self-esteem. Learn how to get rid of back acne and how to prevent it in future. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Association of isotretinoin with depression and suicide: a review of current literature - Oliveira JM, Sobreira G, Velosa J, Telles Correia D, Filipe P.
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:17:36 +0800 | SafetyLit
Acne vulgaris, a condition that can affect people at any age, is the most common cause of referral to a dermatologist. Isotretinoin (ITT) is the most effective treatment available, but serious adverse effects, including a possible association with depressi... (Source: SafetyLit)

Big Food starts anti-coconut oil campaign again, despite studies showing its great for your health
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:19:02 +0800 |
(Natural News) Coconut oil is highly regarded for its wide array of uses: From moisturizing skin and clearing up acne to cooking your favorite foods, there’s plenty of reasons why people love coconut oil. But, as you may have noticed, this versatile fat has been getting a lot of bad press lately. For example, the... (Source:

Role of Skin Care in Optimizing Treatment of Acne and Rosacea Role of Skin Care in Optimizing Treatment of Acne and Rosacea
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 12:14:40 +0800 | Medscape Today Headlines
Along with appropriate therapeutic agents, the author recommends a triad skin care approach to the treatment of acne and rosacea, consisting of cleansing, moisturizing, and photoprotection.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

Antibiotic Shows Promise for Major Depression Antibiotic Shows Promise for Major Depression
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 00:04:42 +0800 | Medscape Medical News Headlines
Minocycline, a broad-spectrum antibiotic frequently used to treat acne, may have utility as an adjunct for treating depression, especially by improving global functioning and quality of life.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

As it pushes forward with its acne drug, Novan's cash dwindles to $30 million
Sat, 08 Jul 2017 01:54:48 +0800 | Health Care:Biotechnology headlines
With cash dwindling, Morrisville-based Novan (Nasdaq: NOVN) is continuing to push forward with its nitric-oxide based acne product SB204 on the heels of a leadership change and workforce reduction. Earlier this year, the company announced mixed Phase 3 clinical trial results for SB204, which sent its stock plummeting 75 percent. Shortly thereafter, Novan said it had assembled a team to analyze the data from those trials and that it continues to remain optimistic on the product and a pre-subm ission… (Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)

A Tiered Approach to Managing Acne
Thu, 06 Jul 2017 02:00:00 +0800 | MedPage Today Public Health
(MedPage Today) -- Factors dermatologists should consider (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)

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