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Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome: Study – Times Now

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome: Study&  | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspThinkstock New York: Researchers have found that a common acne medication has the potential to alter the microbiome of the skin, raising the possibility of developing microbiome-based acne treatments. Isotretinoin, a form of vitamin A, has been prescribed to treat acne for decades. It reduces… Read More »

The naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, say experts

The visual inspection of a suspicious skin lesion using the naked eye alone is not enough to ensure the accurate diagnosis of skin cancer, a group of experts have concluded following a largescale systematic review of research. The review is published today (Dec 6th) in The Cochrane Library as part of a Special Collection of… Read More »

Mechanism for turning skin cells into blood stem cells uncovered

Researchers have succeeded in converting human skin cells into blood stem cells in an international collaboration project.  “This is a first step on the way to generating fully functional blood stem cells in a petri dish which, in the future, could be transplanted into patients with blood diseases”, says Filipe Pereira, the researcher from Lund… Read More »

The 8 Best Foundations for Acne-Prone Skin, According to Dermatologists – Self

I spend a lot of time figuring out which makeup products will work best for my combination skin. Not only do I tend to have a super-shiny T-zone by lunchtime, but I also get unexpected breakouts on a semi-regular basis. Fortunately, it’s OK to cover zits with makeup as long as you’re treating the skin… Read More »