Acne in the News

Experimental Treatment Uses Nitric Oxide for Acne

07/31/2015 - Researchers test slow-release nanoparticles on frustrating skin condition

Why Skin Wrinkles More Around the Eyes

07/17/2015 - Tissue from Japanese cadavers may provide new clues, researchers say

New Dumb-But-Deadly Trend: Sunburn 'Art'

07/16/2015 - Experts warn against the dangers of the increasingly popular practice

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?

06/24/2015 - Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

Dermatologist's Tips for Reducing Scars After Cuts, Scrapes

06/15/2015 - Keep injury clean and moist with petroleum jelly to minimize skin damage

Many Skin Bacteria Are Dead or Inactive, Study Finds

06/03/2015 - Researchers suspect cells may be trying to evade immune system detection

FDA Warns of Complications From Facial Fillers

05/29/2015 - When injections accidentally enter blood vessels, blockages and damage can occur

Tattoos May Pose Health Risks, Researchers Report

05/28/2015 - Rashes, itching, infections and swelling found in 6 percent of those 'inked'

Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?

05/24/2015 - Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin?

05/21/2015 - Elasticity, pliability improve after toxin injections, study finds

Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen

05/19/2015 - Women do so more than men, but still fall short of recommendations, CDC study finds

Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk

05/13/2015 - Preliminary Australian study saw association between nicotinamide and lower rates

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious

04/23/2015 - But, expert says most can safely be treated at home

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

03/24/2015 - From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows

03/20/2015 - Cost, forgetfulness, skin improvement were reasons cited for lapses

Scientists Spot Genes Linked to Rosacea

03/13/2015 - More than 16 million Americans have incurable skin condition

Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study

02/04/2015 - Effective birth control key in using the medication, which is linked to birth defects

Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

01/29/2015 - Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

Preventing Diaper Rash

12/31/2014 - Dermatologist shares tips for protecting your baby's skin

Health Tip: Minimize Acne

12/26/2014 - Treat skin well

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If you have a pimple, you're not alone. Close to 100 percent of people ages 12 to 17 have at least an occasional whitehead, blackhead, or pimple. More than 40 percent of adolescents have acne severe enough by their mid-teens to require treatment by a physician.