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AAD adult acne study

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Women over the age of 20 experience acne at higher rates than men do, the American Academy of Dermatology reports Oct. 18. Researchers surveyed 1,013 men and women at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and found that during their twenties, 50.9% of women reported experiencing acne, compared with 42.5% of men. While the overall percentage of people who experience acne is lower in older age cohorts, the gender discrepancy persists, AAD notes. For example, 12% of men in their forties reported having acne versus 26.3% of women. The difference may be due to fluctuating hormone levels in women, the academy suggests. "Research examining the role hormones play in the development of acne may hold the key to explaining why more adult women are affected by acne and could lead to future treatments to control this condition," lead investigator Julie Harper, MD, states. The study is published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology...



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