Bacteria that protect against acne identified

03/5/2013 | Modern Medicine · PhysiciansBriefing.com

Scientists used genome sequencing to identify a type of Propionibacterium acnes that was common in patients with clear skin but rare in patients with acne, suggesting a protective effect. Two other strains were common in patients with acne and rare in patients with clear skin. The findings, published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, might lead to development of targeted probiotic treatments.

View Full Article in:

Modern Medicine · PhysiciansBriefing.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
President/Chief Executive Officer
MedCost
Winston-Salem, NC
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC