Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death
Title: Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier DeathCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/5/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of the research study was specifying the relationship between severity of psoriasis and body image and self-reported depressive symptoms, taking into account the differences between the sexes. METHODS: The research study inv...
Publication date: April 2018 Source:Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, Volume 100 Author(s): Mehdi Soltanzadeh-Yamchi, Mehdi Shahbazi, Saeed Aslani, Mousa Mohammadnia-Afrouzi MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are small RNA molecules with regulatory functions on the expression of genes through binding directly to target messenger RNA (mRNA) transcripts, eventuating in gene expression suppression via translational hindrance and/or target mRNA cleavage. These molecules have been established to participate in numerous critical cellular settings, including differentiation, development, and function of immune cells. As an important suppressor...
Conclusions: Study treatment was well tolerated and showed significant clinical and instrumental improvement of scalp psoriasis. Mellis Cap ® shampoo is a good alternative to other medicated shampoos in the treatment of mild to moderate scalp psoriasis.Skin Appendage Disord
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) An antibody used to treat the skin disease psoriasis is also effective at reducing aortic inflammation, a key marker of future risk of major cardiovascular events.
Wai Man Mandy Chan, Hazel Hweeboon Oon, Wei-Sheng ChongIndian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology 2018 84(2):205-208
In the original publication, section 5, paragraph 1 was incorrectly published.
Linear psoriasis is a rare form of the disease characterized by the linear distribution of lesions involving dermatome or along Blaschko ’s lines. Clinically, it may resemble inflammatory linear verrucous epidermal nevus; a combination of history, skin examination, and histopathology are required to ensure correct diagnosis and appropriate therapy. This paper describes a case of a 23-year-old male presenting with unilateral erythem atous scaly plaques arranged in a linear path on the left leg. Etanercept was initiated after poor response to adalimumab. Improvement of his psoriasis was noted, with PASI 75 reduction af...