Acne Academy Professional News
Please find below a selection of articles we hope you might find informative.
NHS Evidence - skin disorders - formerly a Specialist Library of the National Library for Health An annual Evidence update on Acne Vulgaris has been posted on the NHS Evidence site. You can view the page here: http://www.library.nhs.uk/SKIN/ViewResource.aspx?resID=406150&tabID=289&catID=8229 Or skip direct to the specific sections of interest through the contents below: Introduction Results of 2011 Annual Evidence Update on Acne Vulgaris Commentary and analysis - "What's... (Read more | Date: 04/03/2011)
British Medical Journal Article Reference: BMJ 2010; 341:c5812 Isotretinoin (13-cis-retinoic acid) has been used since the 1980s to treat severe recalcitrant nodular acne with good effect, but case reports and spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions have suggested an association between isotretinoin, depression, and suicidal behaviour. Observational studies have had conflicting results, however. Because a causal relation between isotretinoin and psychiatric reactions was... (Read more | Date: 21/12/2010)