• sebum
  • Acne is more noticeable during adolescence because the endocrine glands that influence the sebaceous glands (responsible for secretion of sebum or oil) are on their highest performance. (selfgrowth.com)
  • In adolescents who develop acne, androgenic stimulation produces a heightened response in the sebaceous glands so that acne occurs when accumulated sebum plugs the pilosebaceuos ducts. (selfgrowth.com)
  • This inflammatory response may result form the action of certain bacteria, such as proprionibacterium acnes, that live in the hair follicles and break down the triglycerides of the sebum into free fatty acids and glycerin. (selfgrowth.com)
  • If stimulating the production of sebum was all that was going on the skin, growth hormone might make acne worse instead of better. (facingacne.com)
  • Pipeline Review
  • Naperville, IL -- ( SBWIRE ) -- 09/28/2012 -- Acne Vulgaris - Pipeline Review, H2 2012 , provides an overview of the Acne Vulgaris therapeutic pipeline. (sbwire.com)
  • Acne Vulgaris - Pipeline Review, H2 2012' is built using data and information sourced from Global Markets Direct's proprietary databases, Company/University websites, SEC filings, investor presentations and featured press releases from company/university sites and industry-specific third party sources, put together by Global Markets Direct's team. (sbwire.com)
  • bacteria
  • However, acne that is caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria is a growing problem in many countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • pimples
  • A person with acne has pimples, whiteheads or blackheads on the face, chest, back or shoulders. (freemd.com)
  • Acne usually causes pimples, whiteheads or blackheads on the face, chest, back or shoulders. (freemd.com)
  • Propionebacterium acnes always cause to pimples. (apply-makeup.info)
  • The earlier symptom of acne vulgaries is small, tender, red spots which later turn in to pimples. (apply-makeup.info)
  • scars
  • Acne oftentimes leaves behind small scars in the skin. (selfgrowth.com)
  • Long-term cystic acne can cause scarring that manifests as tiny and deep pits (icepick scars), larger pits, shallow depressions, or hypertrophic scarring or keloids . (merckmanuals.com)
  • causes
  • What are the causes of Acne Vulgaris? (apply-makeup.info)
  • Various studies point not to chocolate, but to the high glycemic nature of certain foods, like sugar, corn syrup, and other simple carbohydrates, as potential causes of acne, along with other possible dietary factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • benzoyl peroxide
  • In 2013, FDA started to investigate a possible link between benzoyl peroxide- and/or salicylic acid-based acne prevention medicine with hypersensitivity and anaphylactic reactions without calling off any products or placing warnings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Benzoyl peroxide also kills P. acnes, but by releasing free radical oxygen species, thus oxidizing bacterial proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2001
  • In: Parischa.A. Pathogenesis of Acne.Ltd. 2001. (scribd.com)
  • It is owned by Blistex, Inc. Individually packaged disposable single acne pad, US Patent 5879693, March 9, 1999 Cosmetic pad for removing low tension substances and applying cosmetics, US Patent 6214362 B1, April 10, 2001 Yvette C. Terrie, BSPharm, RPh. (wikipedia.org)