February 28, 2013

Got Pimples? You May Need Better Bacteria

Gisela Telis, Science Now


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If you were plagued by pimples in your teen years, you may have bacteria to blame—but not all of them. Researchers have found that not all strains of the bacteria commonly associated with acne are created equal: Some may cause problem skin, but one appears to protect the skin and keep it healthy.

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TAGGED: Bacteria, Dermatology, Skin, Acne

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