Psoriasis News

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7/9/2014
New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials

Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

7/2/2014
High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women

Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

6/11/2014
Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis

New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

5/7/2014
Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study

Researchers did find link between low birth weight and high doses of the medications

3/21/2014
Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis

Condition affects some with psoriasis

2/28/2014
Steroids Often Prescribed for Psoriasis, Countering Guidelines

Their use may cause skin flare-ups and isn't backed by evidence, study author says

11/2/2013
Study Finds Links Between Psoriasis, Heart Failure

Researchers recommend screening psoriasis patients for heart risks

10/16/2013
Study Sees Link Between Psoriasis, Kidney Problems

Researchers followed patients with chronic skin condition for 7 years

9/23/2013
Psoriasis Drug May Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes: Report

Alefacept appeared to reduce need for insulin in study

9/19/2013
9/13/2013
Atlanta Women Offers Hope for Those With Psoriasis

'The majority of people don't know what psoriasis is, but many are open to hearing more about it,' she says

9/13/2013
Treatment Options Expand for Psoriasis Patients

There's no cure, but experts cite reasons for hope for 7.5 million Americans with the disease

8/23/2013
Skin Care Tips for Psoriasis Patients

Expert suggests ways to ease itching and other discomforts

8/14/2013
Many Psoriasis Patients Going Without Treatment, Study Finds

More than half surveyed said they are dissatisfied with the level of care

8/7/2013
Psoriasis, Other Medical Conditions May Be Linked, Study Says

As skin disorder worsened, likelihood of multiple diseases rose, researchers found

6/10/2013
Ingredient in New MS Drug Linked to Serious Brain Disease

Reports found four psoriasis patients who took similar drug developed rare but sometimes deadly condition

5/29/2013
Weight Loss Might Ease Psoriasis, Study Hints

Obese people on low-calorie diet reported relief of skin symptoms, better quality of life

5/23/2013
Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why

Itch is a sensation distinct from others, such as pain, researchers say

3/5/2013
Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Don't Seem to Increase Risk of Shingles

But study finds that high doses of corticosteroids double the odds of developing painful skin disease

11/19/2012
Kids With Psoriasis More Likely to Be Overweight: Study

Experts suspect obesity drives the skin problem

10/17/2012
Psoriasis Drug May Help People With Crohn's Disease: Study

Stelara could be option for patients resistant to standard meds, experts say

9/18/2012
Health Tip: Managing With Psoriasis

Learn to tame emotions and stress

8/20/2012
Newer Psoriasis Drugs May Lower Heart Attack Risk for Patients

TNF blockers, other older treatments seemed to cut risk compared to topical meds in study

7/3/2012
Shingles Vaccine Safe for Those With Autoimmune Diseases: Study

Study allays fears that the shot might raise shingles risk in people with psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis

6/18/2012
Could Psoriasis Increase Odds for Type 2 Diabetes?

Obesity may be the key to both, experts say

5/21/2012
Vigorous Exercise Might Keep Psoriasis at Bay

But only intense activities seemed to lower risk in large study of women

4/19/2012
Gene Behind Psoriasis Identified, Researchers Say

Findings may boost treatments for the chronic skin disease, study suggests

4/19/2012
New Psoriasis Drugs Not Much Better Than Standard Therapy, Study Finds

Biologics costlier but don't clear much more surface area of skin than methotrexate

3/28/2012
Two Experimental Drugs Could Improve Psoriasis Treatment

Both medications reduced skin lesions, had few side effects, studies show

3/23/2012
Coffee Doesn't Affect Psoriasis Risk After All, Researchers Say

Large study counters prior research suggesting the beverage might raise odds for the skin condition

3/16/2012
Psoriasis Patients May Face Higher Heart Risk

They should be screened for signs of cardiovascular disease, expert says

3/2/2012
Smoking Linked to Higher Rate of Psoriasis: Study

But it's not proven that smoking causes the painful skin condition

2/2/2012
Pleasure in Scratching an Itch May Depend on Location

Sensation is especially intense in ankles, researchers say

1/4/2012
Novel Hepatitis C Vaccine Shows Some Early Promise

But any clinically valuable treatment is years away, researchers say

12/2/2011
New Guidelines for Treating Psoriasis When Pregnant or Nursing

Try moisturizers, emollients before resorting to steroids, experts say

11/28/2011
Autoimmune Woes May Raise Risk for Lung Clots

Risks climbed for patients hospitalized for such conditions as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's, study found

11/21/2011
11/18/2011
Does Psoriasis Thwart the Benefits of 'Good' Cholesterol?

Chronic skin condition may be associated with changes in HDL composition, researchers say

10/26/2011
Experimental Psoriasis Drug Bests Older Treatment

Majority treated had 75 percent improvement in skin symptoms, study finds

10/13/2011
1 in 4 With Psoriasis May Have Undiagnosed Arthritis

Missed psoriatic arthritis diagnosis leads to treatment delays, more joint damage, experts warn

9/21/2011
Kids With Psoriasis Get Inconsistent Care

Medical guidelines are needed for youngsters with the skin condition, researchers say

8/23/2011
Injectable Psoriasis Drugs May Not Hike Heart Risks: Study

But drug makers withheld data that might have influenced findings, researchers say

7/20/2011
Scientists Close in on Origins of Psoriasis, Eczema

Rare cases where a patient has both conditions yield up crucial information

7/11/2011
Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Seem to Lack Enough Vitamin D

However, blood levels of the vitamin don't affect disease activity, researchers say

6/21/2011
Some Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis May Cut Diabetes Risk

Researchers suspect certain medications lower inflammation, insulin resistance

5/20/2011
Study Sees Link Between Psoriasis, Obesity in Kids

And heart disease risk in those with skin disease may start with high cholesterol in childhood

5/20/2011
Psoriasis, High Blood Pressure May Be Linked

Hypertension tends to be more severe in people with the skin condition, study finds

4/18/2011
Health Tip: Understanding Autoimmune Diseases

What they are, and who's more likely to get them

12/20/2010
Psoriasis Linked to Raised Heart Risks

40% of study patients with skin disorder had factors such as diabetes, obesity

12/8/2010
Health Tip: Aggravating Psoriasis

Things that may cause a flare