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2011-08-09 00:00:28

The online Canadian pharmacy Big Mountain Drugs is offering teens struggling with both acne and the high price of acne medications a bargain on popular prescription acne treatments. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Most (approximately 85%) of teens develop some sort of acne. The teen age years are a time when our personalities and self concept are developing, and acceptance from our peers is vitally important to us. Taunts like "pizza face" are hurtful at any age, but can be...

2011-03-15 10:35:00

Dermatologists can help consumers navigate the best new light therapies for their individual skin conditions SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While dermatologists have used lasers successfully for years to treat common skin conditions such as acne, rosacea and aging skin, it now appears that even non-laser lights may provide some of the same benefits. In fact, lights of different colors are being used in several in-office and at-home therapies that offer...

2011-02-23 00:00:43

Findings published in the journal Nature suggest that an imbalance of compounds that regulate the immune system might be an underlying cause of food allergies, and that vitamin A and retinoic acid"”a by-product of vitamin A used in acne treatments including Accutane"”can exacerbate the problem, according to a Reuters story. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) February 21, 2011 Those who have high levels of an immune system compound called Interleukin-15 might be "primed to develop celiac...

2011-02-02 06:32:00

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jan Marini Skin Research (JMSR; JanMarini.com), a leading provider of professional skin care and aesthetic solutions, will introduce a new standard for topical anti-aging and acne control with two new breakthrough technologies this weekend at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in New Orleans, LA. Age Intervention Duality(TM) and Duality MD(TM) represent another technological innovation by JMSR. Age Intervention...

2011-01-22 00:00:43

NY Dermatologist Joshua Fox, MD on acne-related depression and acne treatment. Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2011 In today's fast culture of beauty and fashion, embarrassment and frustration over appearance is common among acne sufferers. Recent studies, however, show that the emotions don't end there. Two Scandinavian studies published this fall link acne and depression "“ even suicide "“ in profound ways. A study of Norwegian teens suffering from severe acne showed that...

2010-11-22 11:18:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology Association (AADA) recently updated its position statement on the use of isotretinoin. The position continues to state that patient safety is dermatologists' primary concern and that the AADA is committed to the safe and responsible use of isotretinoin, which is the most effective treatment for severe acne. "Isotretinoin continues to be considered a critically important drug for treating patients...

2010-11-16 07:43:17

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ People who have severe acne are at a higher risk for suicide, according to this study. The study also found that additional risk may be present up to one year after treatment with isotretinoin, a commonly prescribed drug for severe acne. However, the authors stress that the additional risk is most likely due to the acne itself, rather than the drug treatment. Isotretinoin has been used since the 1980s as an effective treatment, but there have been reports linking...

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2010-11-12 11:15:00

Association of suicide attempts with acne and treatment with isotretinoin: Retrospective Swedish cohort study Individuals who suffer from severe acne are at an increased risk of attempting suicide, according to a paper published on bmj.com today. The study also finds that an additional risk may be present during and up to one year after treatment with isotretinoin, a commonly prescribed drug for severe acne. However, the authors stress that this additional risk is most likely due to the acne...

2010-09-09 13:31:00

CRANFORD, N.J., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Triax Pharmaceuticals, LLC announced today the approval of a new, topical retinoid with an exclusive strength of tretinoin; Tretin-X 0.0375%, for the treatment of acne vulgaris. An excellent choice for new acne patients that offers a between strength - effective yet gentle. Tretin-X 0.0375% is delivered in an elegant, hydrating cream vehicle. For those patients already on tretinoin therapy for acne, Tretin-X 0.0375% provides an attractive choice for...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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