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Latest acne treatment could go viral


Harmless viruses that already live on human skin could lead to natural treatment for acne, according to new research.

Although 90 percent of Americans suffer from acne at some point in their lives, there hasn’t been a new treatment in decades.

“Using viruses that naturally prey on the bacteria that cause pimples could offer a promising new tool against the physical and emotional scars of severe acne,” says UCLA Professor Robert Modlin, who worked with a team from the University of Pittsburgh.

Full story at Futurity.

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