Home > Medical > Acne > News News All sections in Acne » About Acne » Acne and Hormones » Anatomy of Acne » Health Tips » Myths and Facts » Acne News » Psychological Effects » Skincare » Treatment Acne drug users must avoid pregnancy A study suggests that women using a popular acne drug that causes birth defects need better information about how to keep from getting pregnant. Earlier acne linked to earlier puberty Experts link an ever-younger acne patient pool to an earlier onset of puberty. Acne pill benefits outweigh blood clot risk: EU agency Europe's medicines watchdog said Friday the benefits of acne drug Diane 35, widely used as a contraceptive, outweigh the risk of developing blood clots in the veins. Ask Paediatrician » Test Micronutrient reference tool » Talk Parenting forum » Like Health24 on Facebook » Top 13 acne tips From girl to woman New acne treatment guidelines endorsed Experts note many medications now available for range of cases. High GI diet and dairy linked to acne A study has determined that there is increasing evidence of a connection between diet and acne, particularly from high glycaemic load diets and dairy products. Overweight teen girls have higher acne risk Teenage girls who are overweight or obese are significantly more likely to develop acne than their normal-weight peers, a new survey suggests. Is there a doctor in the house? On call every day, CyberDoc has answered many of more than 250 000 questions sent in by users since Health24 began the Expert forums - here are the ones that get asked the most. Bacteria on skin may be tied to acne Your odds of having acne may depend on whether the "good" strain of a particular type of bacteria lives on your skin, a new study suggests. Acne meds may cause pink eye Teens who take the acne medication commonly known as Accutane (isotretinoin) appear to face twice the risk of eye infections, including conjunctivitis (pink eye) and styes, a new study says. Acne linked to thoughts of suicide Teenage girls with severe acne are twice as likely to think about committing suicide, and boys three times as likely, compared with counterparts with clear skin, a study said. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.