Latest Propionibacterium Stories

2013-06-12 23:02:22

A recent article from The Atlantic underscores recent developments in the fight against acne. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says that even with all the current research we don´t appear close yet to a cure or vaccine. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Like many other diseases, the fight against acne is often frustrating as there is no definitive treatment available as a cure-all. However, according to a June 5, 2013 article from The Atlantic, titled “Why Does Acne...

2013-03-09 23:01:23

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new study finding that acne bacteria contain different strains, some that lead to pimples and some that actually protect the skin. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation and publisher of various natural health...

Teens Take Heart: Good Bacteria Could Help You Win The Acne War
2013-02-28 20:55:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online You may want to think twice before waging a thermonuclear war against acne and blasting your face with some astringent chemical to kill off all bacteria. A new study from UCLA has found there are good and bad kinds of bacteria which live on your face. The good bacteria may even be responsible for protecting your face against the bad, zit-bringing bacteria. These life-changing results have been published in the Journal of...

2013-02-01 23:04:13

Probiotic Action reacts to an article published by Time Magazine Online, which explains a new trend in using Viruses for Acne Relief. Miami, Fla. (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The article in the Health & Family section from Time Magazine Online enlightens the public on the use of stimulating viruses that live in our pores to battle acne. Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have been testing viruses called Phages to battle the bacteria. Stimulating the existing virus at...

2011-01-12 14:38:01

Previously, researchers thought the detection of P. acnes at the site of these infections was due to contamination from the skin. For example, an infection at a site within the body after surgery, could have been caused by bacteria transferred to an open wound from the skin during an operation. But recent research has contradicted this, suggesting P. acnes already within the body, may be the cause. Although it is often disregarded as a harmless bystander when found in blood and tissue swabs...

2010-04-15 08:00:00

A natural product found in both coconut oil and human breast milk "“ lauric acid -- shines as a possible new acne treatment thanks to a bioengineering graduate student from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering. The student developed a "smart delivery system" "“ published in the journal ACS Nano in March "“ capable of delivering lauric-acid-filled nano-scale bombs directly to skin-dwelling bacteria (Propionibacterium acnes) that cause common acne. On Thursday April...

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