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an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin

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Peeling unblocks the sebaceous glands so acne usually improves in summer.
This interesting finding points to the larger issue of acne developing in ethnic populations that immigrate to the United States.
Culling information from studies between 1960 and 2012 that investigated diet and acne, investigators compiled data for a number of study characteristics, including reference, design, participants, intervention method, primary outcome, results and conclusions, covariate considerations, and limitations.
Fortunately, chemists provide over-the-counter remedies such as Benzoyl Peroxide, which can be effective in mild acne cases.
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global acne drugs market
Although acne can't be cured, it can be controlled with creams, lotions and gels which are widely available at pharmacies.
Family history of acne emerged as a strong risk factor.
We learned that not all acne bacteria trigger pimples - one strain may help keep skin healthy," said principal investigator Huiying Li, an assistant professor of molecular and medical pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
Global and South African guidelines for the use of systemic isotretinoin are: grade IV (nodulocystic or conglobate acne); scarring acne; lesser grades of acne not responsive to at least 3 months of oral antibiotics combined with a topical retinoid, or at least 4 cycles of hormonal therapy in females; dysmorphophobic patients; and Gram-negative folliculitis.
For a first-time acne sufferer, it's hard to know where and how to start treating the problem, particularly as many products are targeted at teens rather than older women with skin concerns beyond spots.
Summary: When it comes to clearing acne, most women look for products that are effective and that can give them visible results.
Nearly 80 per cent adolescents in the UAE suffer from acne, which is now considered a disease in medical circles, said experts at a recent medical symposium in Dubai.