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Acne Products Lack Proper Research
2011-08-30 12:48:41

  A new study has found that common acne products lack proper research in documenting their effectiveness. Clinical reviews by experts at the University of Nottingham say there is very little evidence to show which medications work best and question whether expensive treatments are any better than traditional ones. "The large number of products and product combinations, and the scarcity of comparative studies, has led to disparate guidelines with few recommendations being...

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