vTv Therapeutics wins FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation for type 1 diabetes treatment
A Triad clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company has been granted Breakthrough Therapy designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for TTP399 as an adjunctive therapy to insulin for the treatment of type 1 diabetes.   With a company focus on the development of orally administered treatments for type 1 diabetes and psoriasis, High Point-based vTv Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: VTVT) created the treatment as a novel, oral, investigational once-daily glucokinase activator. Breakthrough Therapy… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2021 First-Quarter Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (April 20, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for first-quarter 2021. “Johnson & Johnson delivered a strong first quarter performance led by the above market growth of our Pharmaceutical business and continued recovery in Medical Devices,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “The ability to deliver these results while simultaneously advancing our robust pipeline of life-enhancing medicines, products and solutions during these times is a testament to the strength and resilience of our business and the dedication of the 135,000...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Self-assembling nanofibers prevent damage from inflammation
(Duke University) Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a self-assembling nanomaterial that can help limit damage caused by inflammatory diseases by activating key cells in the immune system. In mouse models of psoriasis, the team showed that their nanofiber-based drug could effectively mitigate damaging inflammation as effectively as a gold-standard therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is Psoriasis Contagious Sexually
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nutrition and Inflammatory Skin Disease- current understanding and future perspectives
This webinar will cover the evidence basis for the role of nutrition in inflammatory skin disease. From epidemiological studies to interventional trials, what is the evidence for and against dietary modifications in the treatment of Acne, Psoriasis and Atopic Eczema. We will also explore our current understanding of the role of the gut microbiome and its contribution to inflammatory skin disease and its potential as a therapeutic target. Tuesday, 4 May, 2021 -12:00 to13:00United Kingdom (Source: The Nutrition Society)
Source: The Nutrition Society - April 9, 2021 Category: Nutrition Authors: Lulu Yacob Source Type: news

Secukinumab Shows High, Sustained Efficacy in Nail Psoriasis Secukinumab Shows High, Sustained Efficacy in Nail Psoriasis
This study demonstrated that secukinumab, an interleukin-17A inhibitor, is safe and efficacious for up to 2.5 years in patients who have moderate-to-severe psoriasis with significant nail involvement.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Psoriasis Biologic Therapy During the COVID-19 Era Psoriasis Biologic Therapy During the COVID-19 Era
Drs Candrice Heath and Mark Lebwohl discuss recommendations for patients with psoriasis who are taking biologics during the pandemic.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology Expert Interview Source Type: news

Some Should Stop Methotrexate for 2 Weeks After J & J Vaccine Some Should Stop Methotrexate for 2 Weeks After J & J Vaccine
The National Psoriasis Foundation COVID-19 Task Force now recommends that certain patients on methotrexate consider stopping the drug for 2 weeks after receiving the Johnson& Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Will Psoriasis Patients Embrace Proactive Topical Therapy? Will Psoriasis Patients Embrace Proactive Topical Therapy?
In order for the proactive management approach tested in this study to be successful, patients must apply the topical agent as maintenance therapy to cleared areas where they previously had psoriasis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - March 29, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk for Thyroid Disease
MONDAY, March 29, 2021 -- Psoriasis is associated with an increased risk for thyroid disease among U.S. adults, according to research published online March 16 in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Jeffrey Liu, from the Keck School... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Relationship between psoriasis treatments and cardiovascular risk explained
(Cactus Communications) Patients with psoriasis, an autoimmune skin disorder, often have cardiovascular disorders as well. Hence, it is important for patients and clinicians to understand how treatments for psoriasis may influence cardiovascular disease risks. A review article recently published in Chinese Medical Journal offers a useful summary of how the existing treatment options for psoriasis influence a patient's likelihood of experiencing cardiovascular events such as a heart attack. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Antibody injections could become more affordable with new production method
(Penn State) Antibody injections are a highly desirable treatment for people with chronic diseases such as cancer, psoriasis, Crohn's disease and arthritis. And recently, antibodies have been in the news as a promising treatment for severe cases of COVID-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Phase 3 Data Show First-in-Class TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Achieved Complete Skin Clearance and Favorable Joint Efficacy in Adult Patients with Active Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) Through Two Years
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, March 16, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced long-term data from the Phase 3 DISCOVER-2a study showing that the skin clearance, joint symptom relief, and safety of TREMFYA® (guselkumab) previously demonstrated through 24 weeks and one year (Week 52) in adults with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) continued through two years (Week 112).1,2 These findings also confirmed that the robust efficacy TREMFYA demonstrated in patients at Week 24 on physical function, physical aspects of health-related quality of life, and resolution of enthesitis...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Psoriasis treatment: How food and lifestyle can impact the condition – tips from an expert
PSORIASIS is a chronic skin condition where cells in the epidermis divide too quickly and the skin can shed in as little as seven to 10 days. What can you do to reduce symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for skin: Zinc linked to helping acne, psoriasis and rosacea
VITAMINS and minerals are nutrients the body needs to work properly and stay healthy, and if people are unable to get these through a varied and balanced diet, supplements can offer a helping hand. When it comes to sorting skin issues, taking zinc could do the trick. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriasis Pathophysiology Insights Carry Treatment Implications Psoriasis Pathophysiology Insights Carry Treatment Implications
Several surprising recent insights into the pathophysiology of psoriasis may eventually lead to superior treatment strategies for this common T-cell-mediated disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - March 5, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Molecular mechanisms identified in chronic skin inflammation
(Medical University of Vienna) Frequently occurring chronic skin inflammation like in atopic dermatitis (AD or neurodermatitis) and psoriasis have different causes. A team at MedUni Vienna has now been able to identify new molecular mechanisms as causes that could provide suitable starting points for new therapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patients ’ Mental Health Impacts Rating of Psoriasis Severity
Likelihood of a patient overestimating their psoriasis severity versus physician increased for those with depression, anxiety (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Patients' Mental Health Impacts Rating of Psoriasis Severity
WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 -- Discordance between patient and physician assessments of psoriasis severity is associated with patient depression and anxiety, according to a study published online March 3 in JAMA Dermatology. Ewan Carr, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Variation in Prevalence of Psoriasis by Age and Gender Variation in Prevalence of Psoriasis by Age and Gender
This systemic review sought to determine variations in psoriasis incidence and prevalence with age and between genders. How have trends in the epidemiology of psoriasis changed over time?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Horsham-based Strata Skin Sciences names new CEO
The company markets a laser system used to treat psoriasis and other skin conditions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 2, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Hepatotoxicity Risk Differs Between Psoriasis, PsA, and RA Patients Hepatotoxicity Risk Differs Between Psoriasis, PsA, and RA Patients
Patients taking methotrexate for psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis were at a higher risk of developing liver disease than were patients with rheumatoid arthritis on methotrexate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - February 26, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

What Is the Main Cause of Psoriasis
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Prevalence Data Suggest Increasing Trend of Psoriasis With Age
MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 -- A clear bimodal age pattern exists in psoriasis onset, and prevalence shows an increasing trend with age until 60 or 70 years, according to a review published in the February issue of the British Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Unichem Laboratories gets USFDA nod for plaque psoriasis treatment drug
Apremilast tablets are indicated for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Overall Pregnancy, Live Birth Outcomes Unchanged in Psoriasis
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2021 -- Overall pregnancy and live birth outcomes are similar for women with psoriasis and for the general population, according to a study published online Feb. 3 in JAMA Dermatology. Alexa B. Kimball, M.D., M.P.H., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Psoriasis Study Finds Normal Pregnancy Outcomes
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 17, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Psoriasis Registry Study Finds Normal Pregnancy Outcomes Psoriasis Registry Study Finds Normal Pregnancy Outcomes
Women with psoriasis can expect healthy pregnancy outcomes at a rate similar to that of the general population, according to one of the largest studies to examine the issue to date.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 17, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Atopic Dermatitis vs Psoriasis
Title: Atopic Dermatitis vs PsoriasisCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/11/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/11/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 11, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Risk of Hospitalization, Death Due to Infection in Psoriasis Risk of Hospitalization, Death Due to Infection in Psoriasis
Do people with psoriasis have a higher risk of hospitalization or death due to infections?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

What Is the Difference Between Eczema and Psoriasis?
Title: What Is the Difference Between Eczema and Psoriasis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 8, 2021 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Bimekizumab Superior to Ustekinumab for Plaque Psoriasis
FRIDAY, Feb. 5, 2021 -- For moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, bimekizumab is more efficacious than ustekinumab and placebo, according to a study published in the Feb. 6 issue of The Lancet. Kristian Reich, M.D., from the University Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Innovation in treatment for people with rarer or less well-recognised long-term conditions, King's Fund
This paper, based on interviews with a range of staff, investigates how five specialist hospitals in the UK are innovating in care for people with severe psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, axial spondyloarthritis, osteoporosis and combinations of inflammatory conditions. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Highmark expands access to Freespira's DTx, Almirall and Happify developing digital mental health program for European psoriasis patients and more digital health deals
Also: Kaiser Permanente doubles down on the cloud with Accenture and Microsoft; Boehringer Ingelheim arms its reps with BreezoMeter's air quality data. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 3, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Is Psoriasis Associated With Dementia or Cognitive Impairment? Is Psoriasis Associated With Dementia or Cognitive Impairment?
This paper summarizes and assesses the current best evidence regarding the association of psoriasis with cognitive impairment and dementia.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Expert Offers Tips for Sorting Out Pink Lesions on Dermoscopy Expert Offers Tips for Sorting Out Pink Lesions on Dermoscopy
"How can dermoscopy help us distinguish between Spitz nevus, melanoma, clear cell acanthoma, psoriasis, basal cell carcinoma, and squamous cell carcinoma?"Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - February 2, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Skin Infections in Early Childhood Linked to Pediatric Psoriasis
TUESDAY, Feb. 2, 2021 -- Skin infections in the first two years of life are associated with pediatric psoriasis, according to a study recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Yi-Ju Chen, M.D., Ph.D., from Taichung... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Treatment for people with rarer or less well-recognised long-term conditions
This paper investigates how five leading specialist hospital services in the UK are innovating in care for people with severe psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), axial spondyloarthritis, osteoporosis and combinations of inflammatory conditions. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 2, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Some Inflammatory Diseases Linked to Stroke - Associated Pneumonia
Risk for SAP reduced among patients with psoriasis, other chronic inflammatory diseases among acute ischemic stroke discharges (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 28, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Some Inflammatory Diseases Linked to Stroke-Associated Pneumonia
THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2021 -- For patients discharged after acute ischemic stroke (AIS), the risk for stroke-associated pneumonia (SAP) is reduced for those with psoriasis or other chronic inflammatory diseases, according to a study published in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Psoriasis Care Deficiencies in Reproductive-Age Women Psoriasis Care Deficiencies in Reproductive-Age Women
In a recent international survey, dermatologists both in the United States and abroad acknowledged major gaps in their competence to provide high-quality care to reproductive-age women with psoriasis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports 2020 Fourth-Quarter and Full Year Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (January 26, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for fourth-quarter and full year 2020. “Our notable full year performance reflects the continued confidence from patients, physicians, customers and consumers in our life-enhancing products and medicines, particularly throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “I’m incredibly proud of our Johnson & Johnson teams around the world for going above and beyond to meet stakeholder needs. These efforts, and our commitment to families around the world a...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Is Intermittent Brodalumab As Effective As Continuous Dosing? Is Intermittent Brodalumab As Effective As Continuous Dosing?
A new study suggests that an intermittent treatment regimen of a biologic may be as effective as continuous therapy in patients with psoriasis.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Developmental cell programs are co-opted in inflammatory skin disease
The skin confers biophysical and immunological protection through a complex cellular network established early in embryonic development. We profiled the transcriptomes of more than 500,000 single cells from developing human fetal skin, healthy adult skin, and adult skin with atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. We leveraged these datasets to compare cell states across development, homeostasis, and disease. Our analysis revealed an enrichment of innate immune cells in skin during the first trimester and clonal expansion of disease-associated lymphocytes in atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. We uncovered and validated in situ a re...
Source: ScienceNOW - January 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Reynolds, G., Vegh, P., Fletcher, J., Poyner, E. F. M., Stephenson, E., Goh, I., Botting, R. A., Huang, N., Olabi, B., Dubois, A., Dixon, D., Green, K., Maunder, D., Engelbert, J., Efremova, M., Polanski, K., Jardine, L., Jones, C., Ness, T., Horsfall, D. Tags: Genetics, Immunology, Online Only r-articles Source Type: news

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked to Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis
FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2021 -- Low cardiovascular fitness in late adolescence is associated with an increased risk for incident psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis among men, according to a study published online Jan. 11 in PLOS ONE. Marta Laskowski, from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Echo helps identify flossing-induced heart disease
In a case report from Texas, echocardiography helped clinicians diagnose a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Echocardiography shows range of COVID-19 heart injuries Ultrasound shows heart disease risk from psoriasis Researchers test new ultrasound method for heart disease New ultrasound technique gauges kids' heart function Stress echo beats CCTA for evaluating chest pain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

High cholesterol warning: Psoriasis symptoms could be a visual sign of high cholesterol
HIGH CHOLESTEROL can increase your risk of heart and circulatory diseases so it is vital to lower your levels. The condition doesn't usually present any warning signs but a study suggests psoriasis symptoms may signal you have too much cholesterol in your blood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Risk Factors May Be Especially Unhealthy in People With Psoriasis
MONDAY, Jan. 4, 2021 -- People with metabolic syndrome and the skin condition psoriasis are at especially high risk for heart attack and stroke, a new study warns. Psoriasis has been known to increase the risk of heart disease, but researchers have... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 4, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heart Risk Factors May Be Especially Unhealthy in People With Psoriasis
Title: Heart Risk Factors May Be Especially Unhealthy in People With PsoriasisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 4, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Risk Up With Metabolic Syndrome in Psoriasis
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 30, 2020 -- Metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) is prevalent among patients with psoriasis and is associated with increased cardiovascular risk, according to a study published online Dec. 28 in the Journal of the American Academy of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news