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Welcome to our new blogger Alice
Alice has suffered with acne from the age of 14 and understands how hard it can be to deal with. It really affected her self esteem, confidence, and happiness. She wants to help others going through the same thing by sharing her experiences and tips. Find out more about Alice here...
NEW: Patient Support Programmes
Are you interested in receiving information and advice directly to you from health experts and patients living with your condition? Looking for that little bit of extra support to improve your quality of life and learn how to better manage your symptoms? Our upcoming Patient Support Programmes give you the confidence to self-manage your condition. Register your interest today.
Online Clinic on Skin ConditionsNow only available for viewing
talkhealth teamed up with Mölnlycke Health Care Ltd, manufacturers of Epaderm Cream and Epaderm Ointment, Action Against Allergy, British Skin Foundation, Changing Faces and The Vitiligo Society to present an Online Clinic on Skin Conditions. View experts responses to Q's here.See details
ASK THE EXPERT - Acne
BSF and talkhealth teamed up in July 2017 to offer our community the opportunity to put their acne questions to our panel of dermatology experts. Dr Anjali Mahto, Dr Nisith Sheth and Dr Ed Seaton kindly joined us to give advice on coping with acne, treatments available and tips on self-management. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.See details
New research on genetic causes of acneWritten by talkhealth
A relatively new research group in Singapore, set up in 2014 and headed up by Professor Maurice van Steensel is looking at the causes of acne. The hope is that the group, funded with a subsidy of c£1m, will lead to long term research into skin diseases, and the discovery of new treatments for conditions such as acne. Professor van Steensel is an internationally renowned expert in genetic skin disorders. Read the full article for more information.
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