Navigation Links
Got acne? There's an App for that!
Date:4/1/2014

CHICAGO --- Acne sufferers around the world are using an iPhone app created at Northwestern University to learn how certain foods affect their skin conditions.

The app, called "diet & acne," can be downloaded from the iTunes app store for free. It uses data from a systematic analysis of peer-reviewed research studies to show people if there is or is not scientific evidence linking acne to foods such as chocolate, fat, sugar and whey protein.

"Users may be surprised to learn that there is no conclusive evidence from large randomized controlled trials that have linked chocolate and acne," said Diana Cohen, M.D., creator of the app. "Although one small study found that eating 100 percent cocoa could worsen acne symptoms."

Cohen designed the app when she was a student in the Master of Science in Engineering Design and Innovation program at the Segal Design Institute at Northwestern. She is also a 2013 graduate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a resident physician at University of Illinois at Chicago.

Research displayed in the app shows that dairy (especially skim milk), whey protein, omega-6 fatty acids and foods high in sugar have been associated with the presence of acne. It also explains that foods rich in antioxidants and fiber have been associated with a decreased presence of acne in some studies.

Details about the use of the app were published online in the March 2014 issue of JAMA Dermatology.

Over a five-month period of time, starting April 1 and ending Aug. 31, 2013, the app was downloaded to 5,507 devices in 98 different countries.

Just over 100 people responded to a survey embedded in the app, and 87 percent of respondents reported having acne for a duration of more than one year, with 37 percent reporting they had not seen a physician for their acne.

These results show that well-constructed apps, based upon peer-reviewed literature, can be a highly e
'/>"/>

Contact: Erin White
ewhite@northwestern.edu
847-491-4888
Northwestern University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Therese Wilson’s "Fast Hidradenitis Suppurativa Cure" Reviewed by Daily Gossip Magazine
2. Healdsburg District Hospital Welcomes Theresa L. Colosi, M.D., to their Orthopaedic and Total Joint Program
3. eFoods Direct Storable Meals Featured on the “I Gotta Have That!” TV Show
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Got acne? There's an App for that!
(Date:12/25/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 ... the 2010 DePuy ASR hip recall ( http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com/DePuy/ ) ... LLP reports. According to an Order issued in the ... 20th, the Court will convene an open conference on ... Building and United States Courthouse in West Palm Beach, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... “Every three months the trends for ... evening dress will be one of the hottest styles in ... says. Today, the company releases 26 A-line sweetheart evening dresses, ... off. , “We are trying our best to help ... latest designs. Along with affordable prices, we provide discounted delivery ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 26, 2014 Recently, iFitDress.com, the popular online ... has announced its new selection of black one-shoulder cocktail ... sale now; they are available at discounted prices, up to ... promotion will last for three weeks only. You know, we ... who are interested in our new items can visit our ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 26, 2014 Recently, Dylan Queen, a ... excitedly released its collection of discounted prom dresses, most ... a senior spokesman of the company, the promotion is ... promotion is to expand the UK market. , The ... different colors, lengths, and styles: A-line strapless, empire strapless ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 ... Blaise Dolcemaschio was created in honor of a true ... premiere at two film festivals including the 24 hours of ... Film Festival in Bangladesh. , Actress, screenwriter and ... and helped produce this film together with her husband, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Set to Convene Conference in January, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:iFitDress.com: Black One-Shoulder Cocktail Dresses for 2015 2Health News:Dylan Queen: Cheap Prom Dresses for the UK Market 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 3
... Kabi Pty Ltd, one of Australia,s fastest growing and ... (Robotic IV Automation) - a self-contained unit for filling ... (IH Systems) to consolidate its IV preparation. Pharmatel Fresenius ... in June 2009. , The RIVA System and Pharmatel ...
... Feb. 11 Naturs Design, Inc., a privately held ... the revolutionary product that virtually eliminates all of the ... for sleep apnea. Unfortunately, CPAP therapy hasn,t always been ... reports that "many CPAP users never continue therapy beyond ...
... Gynecologic Oncologists, 40th Annual Meeting on Women,s Cancer Proves ... Pa., Feb. 11 New data presented on Saturday ... Oncologists, 40th Annual Meeting on Women,s Cancer demonstrated the ... CA125 blood test results and the Risk of Ovarian ...
... 11 Rising Medical Solutions, Inc. (Rising), ... management organization, announced today that it has ... Accreditation from URAC, a Washington, DC-based health ... quality standards for the health care industry.(Logo: ...
... announced today that Laurence Debroux is ... (CSO).In light of the implementation of the Group,s ... the position of Chief Strategic Officer at the ... business development and acquisition activities as well as ...
... Feb. 11 The Quantum Group, Inc. ( NYSE ... that Pete Martinez, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology ... the St. Thomas University Healthcare Seminar later ... Economic Times." Martinez will contribute to the event ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Australia's Leading Oncology Drug Compounder Chooses RIVA System 2Health News:Husband From Small Town May Have Found Solution to Sleep Industry's 20-Year Compliance Problem 2Health News:Biomarker Combination and Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm (Roma(TM)) Demonstrates Accuracy in Detecting Ovarian Cancer 2Health News:Biomarker Combination and Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm (Roma(TM)) Demonstrates Accuracy in Detecting Ovarian Cancer 3Health News:Rising Medical Solutions Receives URAC Workers' Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation 2Health News:Rising Medical Solutions Receives URAC Workers' Compensation Utilization Management Accreditation 3Health News:Laurence Debroux Appointed Chief Strategic Officer (CSO) 2Health News:Quantum Executive Pete Martinez Invited to Participate in University Health Seminar 2Health News:Quantum Executive Pete Martinez Invited to Participate in University Health Seminar 3Health News:Quantum Executive Pete Martinez Invited to Participate in University Health Seminar 4
(Date:12/24/2014)... PuraMed BioScience®, Inc., (OTC Pink: PMBS), a ... healthcare products, announced it received the initial funding to ... headache relief product, for planned distribution to 1,000 medical ... , Washington State , and ... H Advanced headache relief gel formulation completed, PuraMed BioScience ...
(Date:12/24/2014)...  Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") (OTCQB: ADMD), a ... development of brachytherapy devices and medical isotopes for ... has filed a de novo submission ... marketing clearance for its patented Y-90 RadioGel(TM) device ... Drug and Cosmetic Act (the "Act").  ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... DALLAS , December 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Research Report on Global Disposable Syringe Industry ... to its online business intelligence library. ... Global Disposable Syringe Industry is a professional ... Syringe market.  For overview analysis, the report ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PuraMed BioScience Nears Final Stages Needed for Distribution of MigraPure H 2PuraMed BioScience Nears Final Stages Needed for Distribution of MigraPure H 3Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Files a "de novo" Submission for Y-90 RadioGel(TM) Device 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Files a "de novo" Submission for Y-90 RadioGel(TM) Device 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 2World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 4World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 5
... Corporation (NYSE: SYK ) reported operating results for ... Third Quarter Highlights Net sales ... to $1,768 million Orthopaedic Implants sales increased 1.3% on ... Equipment sales increased 16.3% on a constant currency basis (16.1% ...
... Calif., Oct. 19 ThermoGenesis Corp. (Nasdaq: ... services that process and store adult stem cells, said ... agreement for its Res-Q™ 60 BMC (Res-Q) System with ... point-of-care cardiovascular therapies. Under the agreement, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Stryker Reports 7% Sales Growth, 14% Adjusted Net Earnings Growth for Quarter Ended September 30, 2010 2Stryker Reports 7% Sales Growth, 14% Adjusted Net Earnings Growth for Quarter Ended September 30, 2010 3Stryker Reports 7% Sales Growth, 14% Adjusted Net Earnings Growth for Quarter Ended September 30, 2010 4Stryker Reports 7% Sales Growth, 14% Adjusted Net Earnings Growth for Quarter Ended September 30, 2010 5Stryker Reports 7% Sales Growth, 14% Adjusted Net Earnings Growth for Quarter Ended September 30, 2010 6Stryker Reports 7% Sales Growth, 14% Adjusted Net Earnings Growth for Quarter Ended September 30, 2010 7Stryker Reports 7% Sales Growth, 14% Adjusted Net Earnings Growth for Quarter Ended September 30, 2010 8ThermoGenesis Announces Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Res-Q Cardiovascular Licensing Agreement 2ThermoGenesis Announces Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Res-Q Cardiovascular Licensing Agreement 3
For children up to 4 years of age 11 mm internal diameter of the cornea part. Designed to work with argon/YAG Lasers....
... capture and management system that acquires extremely ... Angiography images. It interfaces with most current ... from any ophthalmic device with video, digital ... the features of EyeCap RI, with further ...
The Haag-Streit 81 D lens is a powerful tool for biomicroscopy as well as laser treatment of the fundus. Due to its asymmetric configuration it provides better observation parameters combined with im...
... mirrored surfaces, which each incline at an ... have been cut into the 17 mm ... to examine the opposite iridocorneal angle without ... form of the angle of the iris ...
Medicine Products: