November 9, 2017

Severity of psoriasis linked to increased risk of death

Severe psoriasis can increase the risk of death. The more the surface area of the body is covered by psoriasis, the greater the risk of death […]
October 26, 2017

Psoriasis more common in women than men: Study

There are gender difference in the prevalence of psoriasis. Psoriasis is an abnormal skin disorder that often manifests as scaly patches that are typically red and itchy. […]
October 5, 2017

Certain Factors May Influence Biologic Tx Choice in Psoriasis 

Which factors affect the choice of psoriasis treatment? The presence of psoriatic arthritis, patient weight, registration country, employment status, and disease severity are the main factors […]
August 29, 2017

Psoriasis Risks: More Than Skin Deep

Treating psoriasis is important for overall health. The dry, scaly, and painful patches of skin typical of psoriasis afflict nearly 7.5 million Americans. This uncomfortable, chronic […]
August 24, 2017

Study Dismisses Concerns that Psoriasis Treatment Could Trigger IBD

Concerns of a link between psoriasis treatment and inflammatory bowel disease are unfounded. Taltz (ixekizumab), an approved antibody treatment for plaque psoriasis, targets a cytokine that […]
August 17, 2017

Progress On Psoriasis, From ‘Last In Line’ To Often First, But At A Price

Biologics are improving the treatment of psoriasis. My body is a walking encyclopedia covering 40 years of psoriasis treatments. I’ve had hundreds of cortisone injections shot […]
January 14, 2016

Benefits of Tight Control

Psoriasis, a type of autoimmune disease, afflicts more than 7.5 million Americans, causing itchy or sore patches of thick, reddened skin covered with silvery scales. While […]