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Findings from a recent study showed the prevalence of depression and anxiety were higher among people with acne, supporting the need for more aggressive treatment and psychiatric screening.
Researchers investigated the association between health care use and treatment and patient factors, including race/ethnicity and sex, among patients with acne.
Findings from a recent study showed a novel tazarotene 0.045% lotion formulation achieved treatment success and was well-tolerated among patients with moderate to severe acne.
Amit Om, MD
Patients are searching on YouTube for health care information at an increasing rate. Unfortunately, the majority of uploaded videos are not by health care professionals, which may lead to misinformation about isotretinoin for the treatment of acne.
Findings from a recent study suggest that the consumption of cheese and carbohydrates may be associated with the formation and severity of acne.
Richard N. Barnett, DO, and James H. Barnett, MD
A 76-year-old woman presented with a 3-day history of a worsening lesion on her right cheek. The area had become reddened and painful. She had no fever, chills, or other constitutional symptoms.
Although tretinoin 0.05% lotion is effective in all patients with moderate to severe acne, a recent study suggested some subgroups experience different degrees of efficacy and treatment-related adverse events.
Leon Kircik, MD
Several new drugs, including oral and topical antibiotics, for the treatment of acne vulgaris are on the horizon that hold the potential to improve patient outcomes. 
A recent study investigated the efficacy and tolerability of a cosmetic emulsion applied with traditional acne treatments.
Hilary E. Baldwin, MD, discussed the treatment of acne in adult women at the 2019 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
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