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A skin care study conducted in Canada has found that Botox may help to re-grow hair. The researchers tested 50 men who have either male patterned baldness or androgenic alopecia. The men received two injections of 150 units of Botox (Botulinum toxin A) at 12 weeks and at 24 weeks. Of the 50 men who … Read more

A study published in the Archives of Dermatology shows that the antibiotics frequently prescribed for acne may cause the patients to develop sore throats. The research, which was conducted at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, indicates that sore throats were more than four times more likely to occur in patients who had taken antibiotics … Read more

While most people may not expect to receive skin care from their Smartphones, an app that claims to cure acne was recently on the market. Thanks to the Federal Trade Commission, the app is no longer sold. Called AcneApp, a Houston-based dermatologist created the app based on studies that treated acne with light spectrums. The … Read more

A new study indicates that skin cancer risk may be reduced by drinking caffeinated coffee every day. Skin care professionals and oncologists do not necessarily recommend the consumption of a lot of caffeine as a way of avoiding skin cancer, however. The study was conducted at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and presented … Read more