Psoriasis News

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10/29/2010
Kids With Psoriasis Often at Risk of Being Bullied: Survey

Among those who were picked on, teasing and exclusion were common, poll found

10/7/2010
Health Tip: Living With Psoriasis

Here's how it can affect quality of life

8/17/2010
Beer Linked to Psoriasis in Women

Long-term study finds higher risk with regular brew, but not light beer or wine

7/22/2010
Insurance Woes Can Add to Burden of Psoriasis

For many, relief relies on expensive therapies that maintain quality of life

7/19/2010
Obesity as Young Adult May Boost Psoriatic Arthritis Risk

Study found that 20 percent of those overweight at age 18 developed condition by age 35

5/26/2010
Health Tip: Treating Psoriasis

Person's age, lifestyle and condition's severity play a role

4/23/2010
LeAnn Rimes Brings Battle With Psoriasis to Center Stage

Diagnosed at age 2, the singer is teaming with health groups to bolster patient support

3/15/2010
Psoriasis Tied to Raised Heart Risk

Skin ailment boosts odds for heart attack, stroke, and inflammation may be key, researchers say

1/18/2010
Cost of Psoriasis Drugs Rising Faster Than Others

Increases outpace consumer products as well as other meds, study finds

1/13/2010
Newer Drug More Effective in Psoriasis Treatment

Stelara tops Enbrel in head-to-head comparison and requires fewer injections, researchers say

12/30/2009
Placebo Effect Helps Some Psoriasis Patients

Researchers hope to harness mind's reaction to medication

9/25/2009
Stelara Approved for Psoriasis

Helps block overproduction of skin cells

8/16/2009
Web Is Becoming One-Stop Shopping for Health Help

For support, advice or treatment, online interventions now await

7/9/2009
Arthritis Drug Raises Risk of Tuberculosis

But researchers still don't know why a certain therapy appears to reactivate latent TB

6/15/2009
Psoriasis Raises Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, Death

Inflammation looks like common thread, researcher says

5/28/2009
Study Finds Multitude of Bacteria on Human Skin

The amount of genetic diversity surprises experts

4/20/2009
Having Psoriasis Raises Risk of Diabetes, Hypertension

Researchers suspect chronic inflammation is common thread among all 3 conditions

4/9/2009
New Drug May Help Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis

Study shows golimumab improved physical function, eased symptoms

4/9/2009
Psoriasis Drug Raptiva Pulled From U.S. Market

Drug manufacturer acts after link found to rare brain infection

3/17/2009
Low-Dose Acitretin May Reduce Nail Psoriasis

Study finds drug for skin condition cuts nail pain, too

2/19/2009
FDA Warns Users on Psoriasis Drug

Three have died from rare brain infection while taking Raptiva, officials report in health advisory

2/12/2009
Drug Reduces Inflammatory Arthritis Symptoms, Lesions

Ustekinumab effective for those who don't respond to current treatments, study finds

2/4/2009
Leprosy Drug Holds Promise for Autoimmune Diseases

Study says 1890s antibiotic could prove effective in treating MS

2/4/2009
Vectical Ointment Approved for Psoriasis

Vitamin D3 is active ingredient

1/22/2009
With Psoriasis, the Internet May Offer Hope

Participants in online support groups cite improved quality of life

12/15/2008
Obesity-Related Hormone Tied to Psoriasis

Higher leptin levels play role in immune, inflammatory processes, study says

11/18/2008
Indigo Ointment Benefits Psoriasis Patients

Traditional Chinese therapy proved helpful in relieving skin scaling, hardening, study finds

8/25/2008
After Fits and Starts, New Hope for Psoriasis Patients

Doctors tout drugs called biologics during Psoriasis Awareness Month

6/30/2008
Scientists ID New Genes Tied to Crohn's Disease

Number tripled, and they find a link to other conditions such as asthma, diabetes

5/30/2008
Dermatologists Release Psoriasis Care Guidelines

Biologic use is expected to enhance quality of treatment and patient safety

5/16/2008
Drug Works Well for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis

Ustekinumab injections every 3 months a more convenient regimen than current therapies

5/15/2008
New Laser Approved to Treat Psoriasis

And other skin conditions

4/18/2008
New Psoriasis Pill Appears Effective

Whether the drug is safe for long-term use hasn't been proved, one expert says

4/11/2008
Researchers Identify New Genetic Links to Psoriasis

Discovery of biological pathways could lead to treatments for other autoimmune diseases

4/3/2008
Psoriasis Poses Danger for More Serious Complications

At-risk patients need care to avoid heart disease, cancer, task force report says

1/18/2008
Molecule May Trigger Psoriasis

Study in mice offers hope for new treatment of chronic skin disease

1/16/2008
Adult Drug Effective in Treating Psoriasis in Children

Etanercept improved symptoms, quality of life for kids with moderate to severe disease

12/17/2007
Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Death Risk

During 15-year study, chances of dying were 50% higher

8/20/2007
Green Tea May Brew Up Healthier Skin

In mouse study, it eased psoriasis as it lowered inflammation

6/19/2007
Long-Term Use of Psoriasis Drug Called Safe

Enbrel produced no more side effects than a placebo, study says

4/12/2007
Health Tip: Treating Psoriasis

Ways to soothe its red, scaly patches

2/13/2007
New Drug Helps Ease Psoriasis

75% of those taking Humira had better skin clearance, study finds

2/7/2007
Experimental Psoriasis Drug Produces Impressive Results

In some cases, gains lasted six months after just one injection, researchers report

2/2/2007
Psoriasis Often Goes Untreated: Survey

The poll also found links between low income, worsening disease

1/21/2007
Winter Skin Care Tips Soften Season's Bite

Simple precautions can keep you in the pink, dermatologist says

10/10/2006
Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attack

Younger patients with more severe disease face highest odds, study finds

9/20/2006
Drug May Prove a New Weapon Against Psoriasis

Anti-inflammatory pimecrolimus performs well in trial

5/2/2006
Health Tip: Living With Psoriasis

Know what can trigger your symptoms

12/14/2005
Psoriasis Drug May Also Fight Depression

But relief from skin condition may explain improvement, one expert says

10/13/2005
Drug Proves Effective Against Psoriasis

Remicade also produces lasting results, study finds