May 23, 2019

Cognitive behavioral therapy effective for psoriasis

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can successfully treat the physical symptoms of psoriasis and systemic treatment doesn’t seem to provide an extra boost to its effectiveness, a […]
May 21, 2019

Studies Link Psoriasis to Mental Illness

Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory skin disease that is often coupled with depression, anxiety, and even bipolar disease, schizophrenia, and dementia, two new studies show. Psoriasis […]
May 14, 2019

Psoriasis Symptoms, Quality of Life Tied to Disease Severity

Patients with worse psoriasis symptoms report less quality of life. Patient-reported symptoms of psoriasis, quality of life, and work productivity worsen with increasing disease severity, as […]
May 9, 2019

Does body weight contribute to the risk of psoriasis?

Researchers have now established that greater body weight increases a person’s psoriasis risk. The underlying mechanisms, however, remain unknown. New research has found evidence suggesting that […]
May 7, 2019

FDA Approves Combination Lotion for Plaque Psoriasis

The lotion, Duobrii, combines halobetasol propionate, a topical steroid, with tazarotene, a retinoid, to provide 2 mechanisms of action for treating plaque psoriasis. The US Food […]
May 2, 2019

Why psoriasis takes a heavier toll on women

Social rejection, pressure to look good make it harder for women to cope Soniya Handa’s world has literally turned upside down. The 30-year-old from Haryana suffers […]
April 30, 2019

If You Have Psoriasis, Watch for Early Signs of Psoriatic Arthritis 

Up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis will develop PsA While psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) have previously been thought to affect only the skin and joints, research in […]