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Internet acne education with automated counselling tested in clinical trial

By Kofi Dwinfour

An Internet-based acne education program that included automated counselling was not better than a standard educational website in improving acne severity and quality of life in adolescents, according to an article published by JAMA Dermatology.

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What’s Key for Acne Sufferers to Avoid Shaving Cuts and Red Bumps

by Armen Hareyan, EmaxHealth

Originally published here

While treatment is in process, shaving is an issue for people with Acne. Yet, it's the shaving cream, not razors that are key to avoiding nicks, cuts, red bumps and razor burn. Here are five shaving tips for acne sufferers and sensitive shavers. Michelle Tomao reports.


Spotlight on… Acne

by Deen Kurrimbux

Acne is a common skin condition that will affect most people at some stage in their lives. It is more prevalent in adolescents or those in transition from childhood to adulthood, although it can spontaneously flare up at any time after adolescence. The affected areas are usually in the face, back and chest. Other locations are also commonplace.

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The prevalence of skin disease exceeds that of obesity, hypertension, or cancer. Despite skin being the largest organ of the human body, dermatological research remains one of the most under funded areas of medicine. In a world where society has an increasing preoccupation with image and it’s importance to every aspect of a person’s life, sufferers of skin diseases are feeling and being more marginalised and isolated than ever.

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