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5 new facts about acne

  Acne treatments don’t work as well on women Acne cures don’t work as well on women. One study showed that 82% of persistent female acne sufferers failed therapy with multiple courses of antibiotics, and 32% had relapsed after treatment with one or more courses of isotretinoin (1) Acne makes adults depressed A recent study […]

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Red wine extract helps treat acne

An extract taken from red wine and red grapes called resveratrol has been found in new research to inhibit the growth of acne. The research, carried out at the University of California and published in the October on-line edition of the journal Dermatology and Therapy, combined resveratrol with benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl peroxide is a common […]

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Virus that kills acne bacteria is discovered

A group of viruses could be used to kill the bacteria that causes acne, according to new research. Typically antibiotics are used to try and control acne, but are often ineffective due to the acne bacteria building up a resistance to the antibiotics. [quote]However the virus group known as phage viruses, carry a gene that […]

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Celebrities rely on blue light gadget for treating acne

A new hand-held blue light-therapy gadget is the latest weapon of choice for A – list celebrities Rihanna, Geri Halliwell and Katherine Jenkins to control their acne and keep their skin clear. The new Tria Skin Perfecting Blue Light device uses blue light therapy and claims to eliminate acne-causing bacteria in the skin, leaving it […]

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Acne drug tied to risk of eye problems

Prescription pills used to treat acne have been linked to a significant risk of developing eye problems, according to new research. Eye problems such as styes, eye dryness and conjunctivitis were found in a new research to be higher in patients taking medications for acne, according to researchers at the Tel Aviv Medical Centre inIsraelwhose […]

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It’s Thyme to get rid of acne

New research has found that the herb Thyme may be more effective at getting rid of acne than many prescription treatments. Acne is caused by a bacteria called Propionibacterium acnes, which gets into acne lesions and infects them, causing redness, swelling and puss. The research, carried out by researchers fromLeedsMetropolitanUniversityand presented at the Society for […]

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