Is Infliximab Associated with Infection Risk in Psoriasis?
(MedPage Today) -- New study suggests it is (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - August 12, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Adalimumab Appears Safe for Treating Pediatric Patients With Autoimmune Disease Adalimumab Appears Safe for Treating Pediatric Patients With Autoimmune Disease
Adalimumab appears to be safe for treating pediatric patients with polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), enthesitis-related arthritis (ERA), psoriasis and Crohn's disease (CD), according to data from company-sponsored clinical trials.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Inverse Link for Mediterranean Diet Score, Severe Psoriasis
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 -- Patients with severe psoriasis have low levels of adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MEDI-LITE), according to a study published online July 25 in JAMA Dermatology. C éline Phan, M.D., from Mondor Hospital in France, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Strat Skin Sciences wins FDA nod for Multi-Micro Dose excimer laser tip
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said yesterday it won FDA 510(k) clearance for the Multi-Micro Dose tip designed for use with its Xtrac 308nm excimer laser. The newly cleared tip is indicated for use in conjunction with the Horsham, Penn.-based company’s Xtrac laser system to filter narrow band UVB light at delivery, intended to individualize non-blistering doses during procedures. The MMD tip is designed to apply multiple level doses of energy to the patient’s psoriatic plaque to identify maximum sub-blistering energy dose for treatment zones so that physicians can design an optimal dose for each patient...
Source: Mass Device - August 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Cosmetic/Aesthetic Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

An ingredient found in a traditional Chinese medicine shown to be effective in treating psoriasis
(Natural News) An ingredient used in traditional Chinese medicine can effectively treat moderate psoriasis, according to a study published in the BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In their study, researchers from the U.S. and Taiwan examined Indigo naturalis, also known as Qing Dai in Chinese medicine, on whether it was able to address symptoms of psoriasis. In traditional... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does psoriatic arthritis affect the body?
Psoriatic arthritis causes symptoms of both psoriasis and arthritis. It has many effects on the body related to these symptoms. Psoriatic arthritis impacts the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, the eyes, skeleton, plus other areas of the body. Learn more about the effects of psoriatic arthritis here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriatic Arthritis Source Type: news

Tildrakizumab Gets EMA Panel Nod for Plaque Psoriasis Tildrakizumab Gets EMA Panel Nod for Plaque Psoriasis
A European Medicines Agency panel has recommended tildrakizumab for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is juvenile psoriatic arthritis?
When psoriatic arthritis occurs in children or adolescents, doctors classify it as juvenile psoriatic arthritis. Those with the condition experience symptoms of both rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, including pain, stiffness, swelling of the joints, and patches of flaky, crusty skin. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriatic Arthritis Source Type: news

The Mediterranean diet could improve psoriasis, study finds
Researchers at the Mondor Hospital in south-east Paris say eating a Mediterranean diet help to control the overactive immune response in people with the skin condition psoriasis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriasis: Mediterranean diet may slow disease progression
A new study suggests that sticking to a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, wholegrain cereals, and olive oil may reduce the severity of psoriasis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Might Help Ease Psoriasis Mediterranean Diet Might Help Ease Psoriasis
The Mediterranean diet might help improve psoriasis, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Lupin launches plaque psoriasis treatment spray in US market
Quoting IQVIA MAT May 2018 data, Lupin said Desoximetasone Topical Spray, 0.25 per cent, had annual sales of approximately USD 18.7 million in the US. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Healthier Eating Helps Psoriasis Symptoms
The closer a person with psoriasis adhered to the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, grains, fish and healthy fats, the less onerous their psoriasis became, a new French study says. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bristol woman cures her psoriasis with Childs Farms Baby Moisturiser
Mother-of-two Kirsty Usher, 46, from Bristol was so self-conscious about the plaques on her legs she has worn 100 denier black tights year-round since the age of 27 to hide her psoriasis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Psoriasis Patients Eat Their Way to Fewer Symptoms?
THURSDAY, July 26, 2018 -- A study of more than 3,500 French psoriasis patients found that the healthier their diet, the less severe their symptoms. Specifically, the closer an individual adhered to the nutritious " Mediterranean " diet, the less... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 26, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Mother cures her psoriasis with a £4 cream for babies
Mother-of-two Kirsty Usher, 46, from Bristol was so self-conscious about the plaques on her legs she has worn 100 denier black tights year-round since the age of 27 to hide her psoriasis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Psoriasis Patients Eat Their Way to Fewer Symptoms?
Title: Could Psoriasis Patients Eat Their Way to Fewer Symptoms?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/26/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/26/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 26, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Mediterranean diet might help ease psoriasis
(Reuters Health) - The Mediterranean diet might do more than help ward off heart disease, it may also help improve psoriasis, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Suicidality among psoriasis patients: a critical evidence synthesis - Wu KK, Armstrong AW.
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with under-investigated and underappreciated links to psychiatric comorbidities, including anxiety, depression, and suicidality. In this review, we synthesize and discuss the literature investigating the ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Delayed Adverse Skin Effects After PD-1-Inhibitor Therapy Delayed Adverse Skin Effects After PD-1-Inhibitor Therapy
Eczema, psoriasis, and lupuslike reactions can occur even months after starting or stopping these drugs, so patients need to be monitored on an ongoing basis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

IMI Launches New Antimicrobial Resistance Accelerator Programme as Part of Latest Calls for Proposals
A new Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Accelerator Programme is part of new Calls for proposals launched today by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI). Of the other topics launched in the Calls, many address brain disorders (e.g. Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, major depression) and immune-mediated diseases (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis and lupus as well as inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's and colitis, and skin diseases like dermatitis and psoriasis). (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - July 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Open Calls Source Type: news

Cancer patients may experience delayed skin effects of anti-PD-1 therapy
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Cancer patients receiving anti-PD-1 therapies who develop lesions, eczema, psoriasis, or other forms of auto-immune diseases affecting the skin may experience those adverse reactions on a delay -- sometimes even after treatment has concluded. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Best supplements for skin conditions: 2p capsules could prevent dry skin
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent some dry skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, acne and dandruff. Adding this cheap capsule to your diet everyday could lower your risk of dry skin symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why GSK just inked a $330M deal with a Roivant subsidiary
GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) and Roivant subsidiary Dermavant have inked a deal worth about $330 million. Dermavant, which has a sizable presence at Roivant’s research and development-heavy outpost in Durham, has agreed to purchase the rights to GSK’s drug tapinarof – a treatment under development for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis – and its backup programs for an initial payment of about $20 0 million and future milestone payment of about $130 million.  “This was the result of a strategic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Traditional Chinese medicine is a safe, effective alternative for treating psoriasis
(Natural News) It is estimated that two to three percent of the world’s population has psoriasis. Sufferers of the condition can turn to traditional Chinese medicine for relief, says a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Psoriasis causes inflammation in the skin and the joints, resulting in pain and discomfort for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin treatment device-maker Clarify Medical raises $1m
Clarify Medical has raised $1 million from 7 investors as part of a $1.5 million offering, according to a document filed with the SEC this week. The San Diego, California-based company has not publicly clarified how it plans to spend its new funds. Clarify Medical sells an at-home light therapy device designed for people living with psoriasis and vitiligo. The company’s system uses narrowband ultraviolet B rays to penetrate the skin and slow the growth of affected skin cells. Studies have found that narrowband UVB rays help to clear psoriasis faster compared to broadband UVB, according to Clarify Medical. UVB light a...
Source: Mass Device - July 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Funding Roundup Clarify Medical Source Type: news

Katrina Desjardins sees her psoriasis blemishes as an 'accessory'
Katrina Desjardins, 21, from London, Ontario, was devastated when the painful psoriasis plaques that used to just affect her scalp spread over her entire body last year, leaving her miserable. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriasis sufferer, 21, sees her blemishes as an 'accessory' and even dresses to show them off
Katrina Desjardins, 21, from London, Ontario, was devastated when the painful psoriasis plaques that used to just affect her scalp spread over her entire body last year, leaving her miserable. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Plant Oils for Cradle Cap?
Discussion During growth, plants first store their energy as carbohydrates but during ripening switch over to carbon-rich triglycerides. Triglycerides also occur in yeasts, molds and animal fats. A few higher plants store lipids in other forms. One example is the Jojoba which stores its oil as a lipid wax. Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) is a specialty-cultivated plant found mainly in the American Southwest and Mexican Northwest. Jojoba seed oil has> 50% of its weight as liquid wax esters that are used in personal care products and lubricants. Jojoba oil is naturally extracted from the seed or synthetically produced. Natu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 2, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The Strange Link Between Anti-TNFs and Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- Analysis shows an increased risk in IBD patients on these common treatments (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - June 30, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriasis: What is the skin condition? Signs and symptoms revealed - are you at risk?
PSORIASIS is a skin condition that causes red, crusty patches of skin. Treatments and symptoms of the dry skin condition revealed - are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does taking omega-3 help with psoriasis?
Many people believe that taking omega-3 can improve symptoms of psoriasis. Indeed, research has shown that omega-3 supplements, including fish oil, can improve skin redness and itchiness, along with boosting people's heart health. Learn about how omega-3 benefits psoriasis here, and how to get omega-3 in your diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Psychological Stress and Psoriasis Psychological Stress and Psoriasis
Its long been supposed that psychological stress aggravates psoriasis--but is there any convincing evidence to support this?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's to know about acitretin?
Acitretin is a prescription drug. It is available as an oral capsule and as a brand-name drug called Soriatane, as well as in generic form, and is effective for treating severe psoriasis. The drug carries an FDA Black Box warning, so there are safety precautions to consider before taking acitretin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Novartis Clear about Psoriasis survey data highlights challenges psoriasis patients face to achieve goal of clear skin
Novartis announced today the publication of global Clear about Psoriasis survey data in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology[1]. The publication highlights that despite clear or almost clear skin being more achievable than ever before, patients may face a long journey to attain this reality[1]. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - June 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Dietary Changes Can Lessen Severity of Psoriatic Disease Dietary Changes Can Lessen Severity of Psoriatic Disease
The National Psoriasis Foundation Board strongly recommends a reduced-calorie diet in overweight patients with psoriasis. Researchers emphasized dietary changes should supplement medical therapies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Tips for dyeing hair when you have psoriasis
People with psoriasis can dye their hair safely. However, there are factors to consider before, during, and after applying the dye. In this article, learn about the risks, and seven tips developed to help people with psoriasis to dye their hair safely. We also describe how to prevent flare-ups on the scalp. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Can Diet Help in Psoriasis?
(MedPage Today) -- Foundation's recommendations center on weight loss (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - June 22, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Janus Kinase Inhibitors: Emerging Applications in Dermatology Janus Kinase Inhibitors: Emerging Applications in Dermatology
Learn about the use of Janus kinase inhibitors, which have become promising treatment options for dermatologic conditions such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, alopecia areata, vilitigo, and more.Skin Therapy Letter (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Girl, 2, has such bad psoriasis she 'looks like a little crab' and strangers ask if she's contagious
Two-year-old Maisie Buchanan, from Falkirk, was hospitalised last year and diagnosed with severe psoriasis which makes her entire body go bright red and gives her scaly, dry patches of skin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA rejects Valeant ’s psoriasis lotion
The FDA delivered a significant blow to Valeant this week, denying approval for a treatment the company had hoped would be a one of its top products in the coming years. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA declines to approve Valeant's plaque psoriasis lotion
(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's plaque psoriasis treatment did not get approval from U.S. health regulators, a set back for the company which had high hopes for the lotion. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA rejects Valeant treatment for psoriasis
Drugmaker's shares slide as regulators decline to approve a lotion for common skin condition (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA declines to approve Valeant's plaque psoriasis treatment
(Reuters) - Canada-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said on Monday that U.S. health regulators had declined to approve its lotion to treat plaque psoriasis, citing questions related to certain data. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Health Economics and Clinical Decision Making in Psoriasis Health Economics and Clinical Decision Making in Psoriasis
While biological treatments for plaque psoriasis are highly effective and safe, they are also expensive. How can we prioritize their use while balancing cost-effectiveness?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Psoriasis Drugs Strike Immune Targets (Raptiva, Enbrel)
Title: Psoriasis Drugs Strike Immune Targets (Raptiva, Enbrel)Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/20/2003 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:08 PM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - June 13, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriasis linked to gut health: Leaky gut could be caused by microbiome composition
(Natural News) There have been numerous studies linking gut health to all kinds of diseases, including – but not limited to – diabetes, obesity, and inflammatory bowel disease. Leaky gut among psoriasis patients can be added to that growing list, courtesy of a study published in Scientific Reports. For their study, the researchers used 52... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pill for skin problems may stop snoring, too
The drug, called dimethyl fumarate (also known by its brand name Tecfidera) is used to dampen inflammation that causes flare-ups of psoriasis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early Response Seen for Apremilast in Ulcerative Colitis
(MedPage Today) -- 12-week results with agent best known as psoriasis drug (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - June 5, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Sun Pharma rises with R & D and bets on specialty drugs
Sun Pharma- India's largest drug maker - is vying for its share in the US$9 billion market through a drug, Ilumya, that treats moderate-to-severe psoriasis. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news