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Experimental Biologic Surpasses Ustekinumab for Psoriasis Experimental Biologic Surpasses Ustekinumab for Psoriasis
A biologic under investigation for severe psoriasis has topped one of the most effective therapies on the market in head-to-head phase 3 trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Telemedicine OK for Psoriasis Care
(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes didn't differ in randomized trial (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 20, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriasis drug may lower heart disease risk
A new study finds that a psoriasis drug might help to reduce heart disease risk. Overall, it reduced a particular risk marker by 19 percent. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

Psoriasis Falls to Novel Biologic
(MedPage Today) -- Bimekizumab brings clear or almost clear skin to vast majority of patients in phase II trial (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Risankizumab Resolves Psoriasis in Half of Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Superior to ustekinumab for many endpoints in two RCTs (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

AAD 2018: Treatment with Lilly's Taltz(R) (ixekizumab) Resulted in Improvement in Impact of Genital Psoriasis on Sexual Activity
Reductions in the impact of genital psoriasis on sexual activity seen as early as one week INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 19, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that patients with moderate-to-severe ... Biopharmaceuticals, Dermatology Eli Lilly, Taltz, ixekizumab, genital psoriasis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Sustained Outcomes with Tremfya in Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- Agent may also option in patients who withdrew from therapy and were re-treated (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - February 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Using Biology of Atopic Dermatitis to Improve Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- Following psoriasis model of molecular targeting (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - February 19, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Body image and depressive symptoms in person suffering from psoriasis - Rosi ńska M, Rzepa T, Szramka-Pawlak B, Zaba R.
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... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

New tremfya ® (guselkumab) data demonstrates long-term skin clearance in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug that treats psoriasis also reduces aortic vascular inflammation
(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. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vegan diet cures psoriasis: Woman, 20, is now off all traditional treatments after going gluten-free, vegan
(Natural News) A 20-year-old waitress claimed that she overcame psoriasis for good because of a strict vegan diet, according to a report by the Daily Mail Online. Jessica Belshaw from Torpoint, Cornwall, said that the symptoms of her guttate form of psoriasis started when spots on her abdomen appeared when she was just 13 years old. Then,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pediatric Psoriasis Guidelines
(MedPage Today) -- PeDRA and NSP issue new C-level recommendations based on 26 studies (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - February 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Psoriasis CURED by avoiding these trigger foods - skin condition gone with this diet swap
PSORIASIS is a skin condition that causes red, flaky patches across the body. But, one woman cured her condition, lost over a stone in weight, and lowered her blood sugar by making these diet changes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psoriasis CURED by avoiding these trigger foods - slash blood pressure with diet swaps
PSORIASIS is a skin condition that causes red, flaky patches across the body. But, one woman cured her condition, lost over a stone in weight, and lowered her blood sugar by making these diet changes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eczema elimination diet and foods to eat
Eczema is linked to inflammation in the body, so eating an anti-inflammatory diet may help reduce symptoms. Learn about which foods to eliminate. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Diabetes Risk Increased in Severe Psoriasis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk tied to affected body surface area (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 7, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Psoriasis CURED by simple diet change: Skin condition gone after making these SIX swaps
PSORIASIS treatments can improve symptoms of the skin condition, which includes flaky, itchy patches of skin. But, this nutritionist cured her psoriasis by making these diet and lifestyle changes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is dyshidrotic eczema?
Learn about dyshidrotic eczema, a common form of this skin condition that causes blisters. We look at the symptoms and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Psoriasis sufferer, 18, is slowly learning to love herself
Alice Weekes, 18, from Fareham, Hampshire, began to suffer problems when she was just 11, when hairdressers thought she had ringworm on her scalp. She was diagnosed with psoriasis at 15. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can be done about eczema on the scalp?
In this article, learn all about when eczema affects the scalp. We look at the symptoms, triggers, and treatment options for this condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is scrotal eczema?
Learn about scrotal eczema, a form of eczema that affects the scrotum. We examine the symptoms, treatment options, and management tips for this condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Researchers receive $6.5 million NIH grant to use big data to tackle psoriasis
(Case Western Reserve University) An experienced interdisciplinary team of psoriasis and computational researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CWRU SOM) and University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (UHCMC) has received a $6.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). The grant supports a Center of Research Translation in Psoriasis (CORT) at CWRU and UHCMC. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Childhood eczema, asthma may be relieved with new treatment
New research uses a combination of two anti-inflammatory compounds in an attempt to stop the development of the so-called atopic march. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Ustekinumab Makes Inroads in Crohn's Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Docs opt for psoriasis drug when anti-TNF agents fail (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - January 22, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Essential oils out-perform chemo drug: Former model lost her livelihood to extreme case of psoriasis; after 15 years trying every standard treatment available, a natural treatment saved her life
(Natural News) An aspiring British model who acknowledged being on the verge of suicide at one point because of psoriasis finally found relief with a commercial product that contains essential oils. Victoria Fine, 34, suffered from the skin disorder, which during a breakout covered her from head to toe, for 15 years. “The condition robbed her of her... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Waitress has overcome her psoriasis due to a vegan diet  
Jessica Belshaw, 20, from Torpoint, Cornwall, first noticed spots on her abdomen when she was just 13 years old, which later covered her entire body in agonising red, flaky patches. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biologics Prove Best for Psoriasis Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis compares three classes of treatment head to head (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 10 rashes caused by ulcerative colitis
This article looks at skin conditions that are related to ulcerative colitis, including psoriasis, vitiligo, and hives. Learn about causes and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Scientists shed light on a key molecular mechanism of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
(VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)) An international team of researchers led by prof. Savvas Savvides (VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research) has unraveled a crucial aspect of the molecular basis of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease. Focusing on the immunomodulatory cytokine IL-23 they discovered that its pro-inflammatory activity, which underlies a wide range of inflammatory diseases, critically depends on structural activation of the cytokine by its receptor, IL-23R. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Psoriasis Improved Following Hepatitis C Treatment
One man's psoriasis lesions cleared following treatment for chronic hepatitis C infection with direct-acting antivirals. The case report appears in the Annals of Internal... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - January 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Novartis new data reinforces superiority of Cosentyx(R) versus Stelara(R) in achieving skin clearance for psoriasis patients
Results from CLARITY study show Cosentyx® (secukinumab) was significantly more effective than Stelara® (ustekinumab) in delivering clear and almost clear skin at 12 weeks and at 16 weeks(1) Data support findings from the CLEAR study, which found... Biopharmaceuticals Novartis, Cosentyx, secukinumab, plaque psoriasis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the different types of psoriasis?
Learn about different types of psoriasis in their mild to moderate forms. We include information on symptoms and treatment options for different types. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Biological Therapies and Improvements in QoL in Psoriasis Biological Therapies and Improvements in QoL in Psoriasis
This study compared the effectiveness of adalimumab, etanercept and ustekinumab on improvements in HRQoL in patients with psoriasis. What factors are associated with these improvements?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Model left suicidal by psoriasis feels saved by cream
Victoria Fine, from Norwich, spent 15 years in agony and her condition robbed her of her job, modelling dream, social life and love life. Then she found a steroid-free lotion that's made her 95% clear. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children with Psoriasis Carry High Comorbidity Risks (CME/CE)
But obesity (MedPage Today) -- with or without psoriasis -- ups pediatric risks even more (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 12, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to prevent psoriasis from spreading
A look at how psoriasis can spread. Included is detail on triggers for outbreaks, ways spread can be prevented, and risk factors for the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Student with psoriasis learnt to love her natural beauty
Louisa Sadler, 20, from Hereford, was diagnosed with the skin condition, which causes red and flaky patches of skin, when she was 12 years old and spent years hiding it under clothes and make-up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Noteworthy Margin of Error
(MedPage Today) -- Psoriasis biosimilars may show'unacceptably wide'performance variation (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for Psoriasis
Title: Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for PsoriasisCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/28/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - December 29, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for Psoriasis
An analysis of federal government health survey data from 2001 to 2013 found that black, Asian and other minorities are less likely than white people in the United States to see a doctor for treatment of the chronic inflammatory disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for Psoriasis
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities, Psoriasis (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for Psoriasis
THURSDAY, Dec. 28, 2017 -- Among people with the skin disease psoriasis, could skin color play a role in whether or not they visit a dermatologist? An analysis of federal government health survey data from 2001 to 2013 found that black, Asian and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 28, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Lupin gets USFDA nod for generic psoriasis treatment solution
The USFDA approval to Lupin's calcipotriene topical solution is for strength of 0.005 per cent (scalp solution), the company said in a statement. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - December 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A repurposed drug could open door to more stem cell transplants
(University of British Columbia) Etanercept, a drug used to treat arthritis and psoriasis, boosted the survival of blood stem cells in a mouse model. The findings provide a strong basis for a clinical trial to see whether etanercept or a similar drug would improve outcomes for people receiving blood stem cell transplants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Strata Skin Sciences to explore ‘ strategic alternatives ’
Strata Skin Sciences (NSDQ:SSKN) said today that its board of directors has begun a process to explore and review “strategic alternatives” focused on improving shareholder value, which could include a sale of the company or other transactions. The Horsham, Penn.-based company said that as part of its exploration of strategic alternatives, it is in the process of engaging with a financial advisor. “We believe we have made significant progress in developing our products and continue to implement changes to our business with the goal of enhancing our strategic position in the medical and aesthetic derma...
Source: Mass Device - December 18, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Strata Skin Sciences Source Type: news

Links Between Atopic Dermatitis and Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- Experts make case for spectrum concept in dermal inflammation (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - December 17, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Aclaris' treatment for common skin condition gets FDA OK
It's good news from the FDA for Alcaris Therapeutics and the more 83 million adults in the United States people who suffer from certain types of non-cancerous skin growths. Malvern-based Alcaris' Eskata, a topical non-invasive treatment for rasied seborrheric keratoses, or SKs, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration. You might not have heard of SKs, but Aclaris says the condition is more common than the better-known skin ailments acne, psoriasis and rosacea combined. “This achievement… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Dell Poncet Source Type: news

AmalgamRX to launch stress reduction app for patients with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis
Digital therapy platform AmalgamRX has just announced the upcoming launch of its new app, Beyond, which aims to help patients living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis providing them resources to manage stress. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 13, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Racial minorities less likely to see a doctor for psoriasis
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Despite the fact that their disease may be more severe, a new study shows minorities are less likely than white Americans to see a doctor for psoriasis treatment. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that black, Asian, and other non-Hispanic minorities are about 40 percent less likely to see a dermatologist for psoriasis than whites. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news