Woman whose skin was covered with red raw patches makes remarkable transformation

Briseis Lunn, 29, from Nottingham, suffers from psoriasis, which causes the flaky patches to break out across her face, body and even under her eyelids.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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AbstractPurpose of ReviewAnkylosing spondyloarthritis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that involves the axial joints and entheses. Extra-spinal manifestations such as anterior uveitis, psoriasis, and colitis also occur frequently. This review on the pathogenesis of AS includes an update on the recent discoveries within the field.Recent FindingsHLA-B*27 is still considered of major importance in the pathogenesis, and it has recently been shown to profoundly affect the gut microbiome and its metabolites and the handling of bacteria during infection. Biochemical and biophysical properties of HLA-B*27 influence its abil...
Source: Current Rheumatology Reports - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: International Journal of PharmaceuticsAuthor(s): Sindhu Doppalapudi, Anjali Jain, Wahid Khan, Abraham J. DombAbstractFenoldopam, a highly selective dopamine receptor agonist, is available in clinics as Corlopam™ i.v. for the management of severe hypertension. Recent reports demonstrate its anti-proliferative activity in vitro in a dose dependent manner. However, stability issues of the drug due to its susceptibility to oxidation, pH sensitivity, poor transdermal flux, and the barrier properties of skin present challenges to develop a topical formulation of fen...
Source: International Journal of Pharmaceutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Authors: El Jammal T, Gerfaud-Valentin M, Sève P, Jamilloux Y Abstract In the past ten years, the better understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying inflammatory and autoimmune diseases has led to the emergence of many targeted therapies. Among them, the Janus kinase inhibitors are acting upstream in the inflammatory cascade of several key cytokines in disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis or psoriasis. At the moment, these three diseases represent the only indications validated by the FDA and the EMA of the use of JAK inhibitors apart from hematology. Preclinical data ...
Source: Revue de Medecine Interne - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Rev Med Interne Source Type: research
Treatment of anti-TNF-related paradoxic palmoplantar psoriasis in Behçet's disease with azathioprine. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2019 Oct 17; Authors: Karadeniz H, Ataş N, Avanoğlu Güler A, Tufan A PMID: 31694755 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: Clin Exp Rheumatol Source Type: research
Conclusions: This review highlights the research in support of common treatments of GPP, including classically used medications and newer monoclonal antibodies, and addresses the continued need for high quality studies regarding treatments for this condition. PMID: 31697211 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
Conclusion: CBT as an adjunct to conventional dermatological treatments may be particularly beneficial for individuals with more severe pretreatment psychopathology in improving psoriasis severity, anxiety, and depression symptoms. CBT appears to be generally effective in improving quality of life. Greater methodological rigour is needed in future research. PMID: 31696748 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: IFX Cmin significantly influences PASI 90/100 response rates. IFX Cmin were significantly associated with ATI and BMI. The observed inter-individual variability in IFX Cmin supports the need for IFX drug monitoring. PMID: 31696747 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
Conclusion: Most (87.4%) ixekizumab users remained persistent during follow-up. Pharmacy was the primary driver of total healthcare costs, with the majority covered by health plans and
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
Conclusions: Psoriasis education by HCP seems important for HL and psoriasis knowledge. Patients may need multiple approaches and repetitions over time to be health literate and effective self-managers. PMID: 31692398 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
Authors: Chat VS, Kearns DG, Uppal SK, Wu JJ PMID: 31689137 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dermatological Treatment - Category: Dermatology Tags: J Dermatolog Treat Source Type: research
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