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A skin test after a traumatic event may identify those at risk of PTSD

Some people develop PTSD after a traumatic experienceMuchlis Akbar/EyeEm/Getty By Clare Wilson Only some people who go through a traumatic event get post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but for those who do, the condition can be devastating. A quick skin test could help spot those most at risk so they can be given support earlier. People with PTSD can… Read More »

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome | The Source – Washington University in St. Louis Newsroom

Isotretinoin, a form of vitamin A, has been prescribed to treat acne for decades. It reduces oil production in the skin, which helps prevent acne from forming. But new research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has uncovered a previously unknown benefit of the medication. It shifts the skin microbiome of acne… Read More »