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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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The Solution for Skin Ailments Could Be Right Under Your Nose
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:02:30 +0800 | NYT Health
While bacteria has long been associated with disorders like acne and eczema, scientists are now fighting back with friendly members of the skin ’ s microbiome. (Source: NYT Health)

Acne - Related Depression, Anxiety Not Tied to Oxidative Stress
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0800 | The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
Anxiety more common than depression and directly associated with quality of life impairment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)

Acne Predicts Academic Success: That ’s Improbable!
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 23:35:01 +0800 | MedPage Today Dermatology
(MedPage Today) -- Also, coffee lowers melanoma risk (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)

Rectal cancer victim discovered disease after declutter
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:43:13 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Michelle Forde, from Cork, Ireland, had been suffering from a lack of energy, bursts of acne and bleeding when she went to the toilet - but had put her symptoms down to her stressful job. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Microbe Imbalance Fuels Acne
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 05:35:02 +0800 | MedPage Today Primary Care
(MedPage Today) -- New study reveals link between microbes and acne (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)

Dr Reddy's recalls 3.25 lakh cartons Cipla-made acne drug from US
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:38:40 +0800 | The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News
The ongoing voluntary class II recall is nationwide in the USA and Puerto Rico, the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)

The ultimate guide to banishing butt acne
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 05:35:05 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Butt acne is caused by irritated  hair on the butt. Iostly affect young women in their 20s. To keep the dreaded spots at bay, always take a shower after working out, a New York dermatologist says. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

These seven researches are changing the face of biotech
Fri, 09 Jun 2017 06:18:27 +0800 | Health Care:Physician Practices headlines
From common-but-stubborn ailments like acne to the future of gene therapy or personalized cancer care, the breadth of biotech innovation happening in the Bay Area is vast. All told, the California Life Sciences Association estimates that the sector accounts for some 68,300 jobs in the region and nearly $1 billion in annual venture capital investment. To capture a snapshot of the work under way, the Business Times selected seven young scientists and entrepreneurs spanning established drugmakers,… (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)

When It's Not A Sunburn But A Sun Allergy
Thu, 08 Jun 2017 23:35:11 +0800 | Healthy Living - The Huffington Post
As it gets warmer and people start spending more time outside, I have more and more patients coming into my office and complaining of a “sun allergy.” A sun allergy is really a layman’s term, which refers to a number of conditions when a rash occurs on skin that has been exposed to the sun. These are also referred to as photosensitive disorders or photodermatoses, and can be broadly categorized into the following medical terms: idiopathic photodermatoses, exogenous photodermatoses, photoexacerbated dermatoses, genetic photodermatoses, and metabolic photodermatoses. Sounds complicated, right?  A sun allergy refers to a number of conditions when a rash occurs on skin that has been exposed to the sun. Let’s break it down: If, after spending a few hours in...

9 Reasons To Drink Water That Have Nothing To Do With Being Thirsty
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 21:11:55 +0800 | Healthy Living - The Huffington Post
Exactly how much water people need to drink each day to stay hydrated is a subject of debate. You’ve likely heard that you need at least six to eight glasses a day, but the real figure depends on other factors. How much activity you get, the climate you live in and how much water you get from sources like fruits and vegetables all matters. The good news is that as long as you make water your main beverage, drink when you’re thirsty and consume it with meals, you don’t need to get caught up tallying glasses, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But keeping properly hydrated isn’t the only reason to throw back some H2O. The beverage does other amazing things for your body when you consume enough of it. Check out the ways this magical ...

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