Scientific Reports: Fire ant venom could treat psoriasis
In trials on mice at the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, the new cream was showed to reduce skin thickening and inflammation - both are typical features of the incurable disorder.
(MedPage Today) -- Agent may also option in patients who withdrew from therapy and were re-treated
(MedPage Today) -- Following psoriasis model of molecular targeting
CONCLUSION: Although biologics are considered the gold standard for psoriasis, clinicians should still take individual variations in response and preferences into account. PMID: 29448850 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Authors: Ramez SA, Soliman MM, Fadel M, Nour El-Deen F, Nasr M, Youness ER, Aboel-Fadl DM Abstract Psoriasis is a commonly encountered chronic dermatological disease, presenting with inflammatory symptoms in patients. Systemic treatment of psoriasis is associated with several adverse effects, therefore the development of a customized topical treatment modality for psoriasis would be an interesting alternative to systemic delivery. The therapeutic modality explored in this article was the comparative treatment of psoriatic patients using nanoparticulated methotrexate in the form of jojoba oil-based microemulsion wit...
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