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Biosimilars for Psoriasis: Determining Similarity Biosimilars for Psoriasis: Determining Similarity
In this review, the International Psoriasis Council explains how biosimilars are evaluated in a clinical setting.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Psoriasis: Disease Duration and CV Risk Psoriasis: Disease Duration and CV Risk
Disease duration joins severity as a factor driving CV risk in patients with psoriasis, but the right therapy can lower this risk.Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes More Likely
People with the skin disease psoriasis are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, and the more severe the psoriasis, the greater their risk, a new study finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely
Title: Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly LikelyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - November 21, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetes, Psoriasis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely
MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 -- People with the skin disease psoriasis are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, and the more severe the psoriasis, the greater their risk, a new study finds. Researchers examined data on nearly 85,000 adults in the United... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriasis and stress: What's the link?
Not only can stress trigger psoriasis flare-ups, but living with psoriasis can have an effect on a person's overall mental health. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can cannabis help treat psoriasis?
Can the active cannabinoids in cannabis be an effective treatment for itchy and painful psoriasis? We look at the evidence in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Can Fish Oil Help Reading?
Discussion Fats and fatty acids are essential for good human health. Saturated fats have hydrogen pairs linked to each carbon on the carbon backbone. They are solid or semi-solid at room temperature. Common examples are butter, lard, or hardened vegetable shortening. They are linked to higher cholesterol and triglycerides and only a small amount of them are recommended to be consumed in the diet. Unsaturated fats have one or more hydrogen atoms missing from the carbon backbone. They are liquid at room temperature. Monounsaturated fatty acids have one hydrogen pair that is missing from the carbon backbone. They are liq...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can aloe vera treat psoriasis?
Psoriasis is a long-term condition that causes excess skin cells to form inflamed or scaly patches on the skin. Can aloe vera help manage the symptoms? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Psoriasis severity may affect type 2 diabetes risk
More severe psoriasis is linked to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, a study published in theJournal of the American Academy of Dermatologysuggests.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - November 17, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

FDA Turns to Emerging Tech for Opioid Crisis
It will take more than medication alone to win the battle against opioid addiction, and now U.S. clinicians finally have a device-based therapy to help reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. FDA granted a new indication to Innovative Health Solutions for its NSS-2 Bridge nerve stimulator. The new indication was reviewed under FDA's de novo pathway. “There are three approved drugs for helping treat opioid addiction. While we continue to pursue better medicines for the treatment of opioid use disorder, we also need to look to devices that can assist in this therapy,” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD. G...
Source: MDDI - November 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriasis severity may influence type 2 diabetes risk
A study shows that not only is psoriasis independently tied to risk of type 2 diabetes, but that the risk rises with severity of the skin disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Spain's Almirall warns of delay in approval for psoriasis drug
(Reuters) - Spanish pharma company Almirall said on Tuesday it expects the launch of psoriasis treatment drug, Tildrakizumab, in Europe to get delayed by at least six months due to regulatory hurdles. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sandoz says new clinical data support two biosimilars
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis' generics division, Sandoz, said new immunology data from four clinical studies supported its proposed biosimilars adalimumab for treating psoriasis and cancer drug rituximab. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Psoriasis severity linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) People with psoriasis are at a higher risk to develop type 2 diabetes than those without psoriasis, and the risk increases dramatically based on the severity of the disease. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found people with psoriasis that covers 10 percent of their body or more are 64 percent more likely to develop diabetes than those without psoriasis, independent of traditional risk factors such as body weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Psoriasis Tied to Higher Risk of Serious Liver Disease Psoriasis Tied to Higher Risk of Serious Liver Disease
People with chronic inflammatory disorders like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis may have an increased risk of developing serious liver damage, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Psoriasis tied to higher risk of serious liver disease
(Reuters Health) - People with chronic inflammatory disorders like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis may have an increased risk of developing serious liver damage, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Best supplements for skin: Take THESE five nutrients to combat acne, eczema and psoriasis
SUPPLEMENTS can be used to help reduce symptoms of skin conditions like acne, eczema and psoriasis. Here are the five nutrients to top up on for your complexion. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes White Nails?
Discussion The nail matrix covers the area of the nail plate, and extends proximally in a crescent moon shape with the edges of the crescent extending proximally and inferiorly toward the underlying bone. The nail matrix is a multilayered epithelium that physiologically produces keratinization and gives rise to the nail plate. The distal matrix forms the lower 2/3s of the nail plate and the proximal matrix forms the upper 1/3 of the nail plate. the thickness of the nail plate is proportion to the matrix’s thickness. The nail plate’s free edge contour follows the shape of the nail’s lunula. Melanocytes occ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 6, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

J & J's Stelara shows promise against lupus in study
(Reuters) - Johnson& Johnson's blockbuster psoriasis drug Stelara led to a significant reduction in disease activity in patients with systemic lupus compared with a placebo in a midstage clinical trial, according to data released on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Psoriasis and eczema sufferer's diet cure helps thousands
EXCLUSIVE: Hanna Sillitoe, 38, from Manchester, found relief with an anti-inflammatory diet. She published a book to help others and has shared their amazing before and after pictures. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriasis patients at higher risk for liver disease
Study compares inflammatory illnesses Related items fromOnMedica GPs to get help to boost early detection of liver disease Benefits of exercise training in women with fatty liver disease Psoriasis photo library Rheumatoid arthritis Drug for rheumatoid arthritis appears to have effect on severe eczema (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 3, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ixekizumab Effective for Genital Psoriasis Ixekizumab Effective for Genital Psoriasis
Treatment with ixekizumab, a biologic therapy that targets interleukin 17A, significantly improved multiple endpoints in an international phase IIIb study, researchers reported.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Onycholysis: Treatments for detached nails
Onycholysis is when the nails detach from the skin underneath. This can be caused by a number of conditions, including psoriasis and fungal infections. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriasis treatment: SIX ways to RELIEVE your skin condition symptoms this winter
PSORIASIS is a common skin condition, but symptoms can flare-up during winter. Here are six ways to prevent them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do toenails become thick?
This article also examines available treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Celgene cuts 2020 outlook, Otezla sales disappoint; shares plunge
(Reuters) - Celgene Corp on Thursday reported third-quarter sales of its key psoriasis drug Otezla that badly missed expectations and significantly scaled down its 2020 targets for product sales and earnings, sending its shares tumbling 18 percent. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Battle Shows Her 'True Colors'
Title: Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Battle Shows Her 'True Colors'Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/25/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - October 26, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

New treatments for psoriasis
Dr Elizabeth Roberts and Dr Shanti Ayob give an update on new treatment options for patients with psoriasis. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - October 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Battle Shows Her'True Colors '
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2017 -- With her pink tresses and eye-catching stage costumes, pop culture icon Cyndi Lauper was never one to hide. But that's exactly what she wanted to do when she developed psoriasis, which spread to most of her body and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 25, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

BIOCAD enters the European market
The largest Russian biotechnology company BIOCAD plans to enter the European market with oncological and autoimmune medicines. So far, there are seven molecules in the European portfolio of BIOCAD. This are innovative and biosimilar products, which could be used in treatment of melanoma, breast, stomach, kidney and lung cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and multiple sclerosis. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - October 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Business Business and Industry Source Type: news

Glenmark launches oral drug for Psoriasis treatment in India
The Mumbai-based company has launched Apremilast under the brand name Aprezo. It has received approval from DCGI for Apremilast after conducting clinical trials on the molecule as per the regulatory requirements. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Steroid-free cream helps clear up scaly skin of psoriasis
More than two million Britons have psoriasis, where skin cells are replaced every few days, instead of three to four weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: Single vaccine to treat Alzheimer’s as well as skin disease
SCIENTISTS are to begin human testing of a vaccine that could help prevent Alzheimer ’s while also offering a cure for the skin disease psoriasis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue light home treatment reduces psoriasis symptoms
Researchers from University Hospital of Aachen in Germany discovered Philips BlueControl was shown to decrease skin thickness, redness and scaling. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could THIS psoriasis treatment revolutionise HOME remedies for the skin condition?
A PSORIASIS blue-light therapy treatment reduces symptoms of the skin condition in 84 per cent of patients, according to a survey. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risankizumab outperforms ustekinumab in psoriasis trial
The IL-23 inhibitor risankizumab was superior to ustekinumab in a phase two trial of adult patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis, researchers report. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 19, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Psoriasis duration linked to cardiovascular disease risk
New research offers strong evidence that vascular inflammation and risk of having a major adverse cardiovascular event increases with psoriasis duration. (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - October 19, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Papers of note in Science Translational Medicine 9 (411)
This week’s articles describe ways to potentially prevent heart failure after myocardial infarction and treat the autoimmune disease plaque psoriasis. (Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment)
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - October 17, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ferrarelli, L. K. Tags: STKE Editors ' Choice Source Type: news

FDA Clears Ustekinumab (Stelara) for Plaque Psoriasis in Teens FDA Clears Ustekinumab (Stelara) for Plaque Psoriasis in Teens
For at least two thirds of patients aged 12 to 17 years who were treated with ustekinumab, cleared skin or minimal psoriasis was achieved at week 12 in a phase 3 study.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you choose the best lotion for psoriasis?
How do you choose the best lotion for psoriasis? We answer the question and provide details on retinoids, coal tar, and moisturizers. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can psoriasis be passed on genetically?
We examine the genetic factors affecting psoriasis. Learn more about the genes involved and what the studies say about skin conditions being hereditary. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How is severe psoriasis treated?
Learn more about how this particular type of psoriasis is treated, including the treatment options and how it is different to other types. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Janssen announces u.s. fda approval of stelara ® (ustekinumab) for the treatment of adolescents with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Psoriasis treatment: THIS unlikely ingredient could relieve skin - but would you try it?
PSORIASIS is a common condition that causes the skin to become red, dry and inflamed. However, fire ant venom could be an unlikely new treatment. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

J & J psoriasis drug gets expanded U.S. approval for teens
(Reuters) - Johnson& Johnson said on Friday it has received an expanded U.S. approval for its blockbuster psoriasis drug Stelara to treat adolescent patients aged 12 and over with moderate to severe cases of the unsightly skin condition. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Janssen Announces FDA Approval of Stelara (ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Adolescents with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis
Horsham, Pa., October 13, 2017 ― Janssen Biotech, Inc., announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded indication for Stelara (ustekinumab) for the treatment of adolescents (12 years of age or older) with... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - October 13, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriasis in children: Symptoms, treatments, and causes
We look at psoriasis in children including how adult psoriasis is different, when to see a doctor, and lifestyle remedies for the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Longer Psoriasis Duration May Mean Higher CVD Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Effect size'similar to that of smoking'(Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - October 9, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news