December 4, 2015

Psoriasis Treatment May Trigger Significant Adverse Effects

A treatment for psoriasis called fumaric acid esters (FAE) has been in long use, but is now thought to be linked to Fanconi syndrome which is […]
November 25, 2015

Infections, Not Antibiotics Spark Pediatric Psoriasis Risk

Experts previously wondered if use of antibiotics in children could be associated with the later development of psoriasis. New research suggests that infections, and not the […]
November 25, 2015

Psoriasis and Migraine: What’s the Connection?

Scientists have long wondered why those with psoriasis were more likely to also suffer from migraines. It seems that some proinflammatory cytokines found in psoriasis also contribute to […]
November 25, 2015

Weight Loss Surgery Relieves Psoriasis Symptoms

When obese patients with psoriasis experience weight loss after bariatric surgery, there is a tendency for the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis to also improve. Obese patients with […]
November 19, 2015

Take a 1-Minute Test to Check Your Skin Cancer Risk

Dermatologists suggest a simple, one-minute test to check your risk of skin cancer. All you have to do is count the number of moles on one […]
November 19, 2015

Autoimmune disease + shingles = 50% increase in stroke risk 

Psoriasis or other autoimmune conditions make it more dangerous if a person also gets shingles; it ups the chance of a stroke. People who have autoimmune diseases, […]
October 14, 2015

Inflammation Game Changers

Biologic medications, first introduced in the late 1990s, were a game changer for psoriasis. Biologics target elements of the immune system which otherwise lead to inflammation […]