Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria Could Improve Acne Symptoms

Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria Could Improve Acne Symptoms

Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacteria Could Improve Acne Symptoms Researchers Have Discovered A recent research study carried out by AOBiome LLC whose findings were presented at the fifth ASM Conference on Beneficial Microbes held in Washington, DC., has indicated that ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (AOB) could be used to enhance skin health and maybe treat some skin disorders like acne and chronic wounds in Continue reading

Scientists discovered a virus that can potentially eliminate acne bacteria

Scientists discovered a virus that can potentially eliminate acne bacteria

The virus called  P. acnes phages could potentially eliminate acne bacteria, scientists say After years of intensive research, scientists recently had a breakthrough when they identified 11 new viruses that could be used to wipe out zits and intense breakouts. Turns out, the new viruses discovered naturally live under our skin and one of their key functions is to kill the bacteria behind pimples Continue reading

Luric acid nano-bombs could be a new acne treatment

Luric acid nano-bombs could be a new acne treatment

Luric acid nano-bombs could be a new acne treatment, says a bioengineering graduate from San Diego Jacobs UC Engineering School Lauric acid, a native product found in breast milk and in natural coconut oil, has cast a new light as a plausible new acne treatment and this is all possible due to the efforts of a bioengineering scholar of the San Diego Jacobs UC Engineering School. The "smart Continue reading

Antibiotics for acne treatment: how they work, and potential side effects

Antibiotics for acne treatment: how they work, and potential side effects

What are the common antibiotics for acne, and what adverse side effects they might have Essentially what antibiotics do is they kill the bacteria that develops acne. Also they directly have an effect on decreasing the redness and inflammation. In most cases antibiotics are effective in reducing the inflamed spots affected by acne, as well as the surrounding inflammation. In regards to clearing Continue reading

Online Visits for Acne Patients are as Effective as Personal Visits

Online Visits for Acne Patients are as Effective as Personal Visits

Online visits for acne patients could save a lot of time both for patients and dermatologist, yet providing the same effectiveness - reasearchers say Among acne patients, online follow-up visits done through a secure website connection could have similar results to in-person clinical visits; the April publication of the medical journal Archives of Dermatology has revealed. The capacity of the US Continue reading

Hormonal Factors Are Very Important In Regards To Acne In Women

Hormonal Factors Are Very Important In Regards To Acne In Women

Acne in women is very often caused by abnormal hormonal levels, dermatologists say The age group that is mostly affected by the cases of acne are the teenagers. Nevertheless, dermatologists have established that the condition is common in women as well. Women that are more affected by the adult-onset type of acne are those between the age of 20s and 50s. Even though there is no definite cure that Continue reading

Dr. Seth Orlow: Best Advice for Acne is to be Very Patient

Dr. Seth Orlow: Best Advice for Acne is to be Very Patient

The Best Advice for Acne Patients is a Lot of Patience, Dr. Seth Orlow says Doctors have achieved a significant amount of advancement in the treatment of acne, a skin condition that impacts on the lives of millions of US teens annually, but patience is still considered a crucial part of the wholesomeness of the treatment prescription for acne sufferers, says a renowned acne expert. Dr. Seth J. Continue reading

Grapes Could Uncork New Treatments for Acne

Grapes Could Uncork New Treatments for Acne

Dr. Emma Taylor: Grape Juice Could be the Key to New Treatments for Acne Resveratrol, a grape-derived antioxidant that is also present in wine, has been shown to have the ability to inhibit the growth of acne-causing bacteria, researchers at the UCLA have said. Their survey also extended to adding the antioxidant to benzoyl peroxide, a popular acne drug, something that may boost its ability to Continue reading

Treating acne with thyme could be better than prescription creams

Treating acne with thyme could be better than prescription creams

Treating acne with thyme could be just as effective as the available chemical treatments - study says. Thyme is a herb that some may think of as being useful just for cooking. However, according to research recently given at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference, it may have broader uses as well. At the conference in Dublin, herbal preparations of thyme may be an effective, but Continue reading

Acne Patients are Less Likely to Participate in Sports Activities

Acne Patients are Less Likely to Participate in Sports Activities

University of Bath: Acne Patients have a Lower Likelihood of Engaging in Sporting Activities Results of a new survey by researchers at the University of Bath have revealed that people suffering from acne are very anxious and uncomfortable about the disease and therefore have a reduced likelihood of participating in sporting or other exercise activities compared to other people. The outcome of Continue reading