Tag Archives: Skin

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Study raises potential for development of microbiome-based acne treatments Matt Miller William McCoy, MD, (center) talks with William Tzeng about acne treatment at the Center for Outpatient Health on the Medical Campus. A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that the common acne medication isotretinoin… Read More »

Acne treatment on horizon as scientists find gene areas linked to skin condition – Telegraph.co.uk

Treatment for the millions of Britons who suffer acne could be on the horizon after scientists found areas of DNA linked to the condition. Around 80 per cent of people aged between 11 and 30 struggle with acne at some point, which causes spots, oily skin and and can lead to permanent scarring But now… Read More »

Too Much Time in the Sun? Skin Patch Might Tell

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A new mint-sized, battery-free patch that alerts wearers to potentially harmful sunlight exposure in real time might become a powerful weapon in preventing skin cancer. Powered by the sun while designed to measure its rays, the patch automatically transmits sun readings to a user’s smartphone. It works wet… Read More »