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 employees of Jo...
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 enthesitisb and d...
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