April 7, 2016

Adverse Events Rare in Home Infliximab Infusion

A medication called infliximab, which is used as an infusion, has a low rate of side effects. This medication is used to treat autoimmune diseases, including […]
March 31, 2016

Current and emerging medications for psoriasis

Patients with psoriasis now have many therapeutic options available, from topical agents to phototherapy and systemic and biologic agents. Psoriasis is a complex immune-mediated disease that […]
March 24, 2016

Psoriasis raises type 2 diabetes risk, severity influenced by intensity of the skin disorder

Psoriasis increases the chances of type 2 diabetes, particularly in more severe cases. Psoriasis raises the risk of type 2 diabetes depending on the intensity of the […]
March 3, 2016

Rosacea Connected to Diabetes, Celiac Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis

The dermatological condition of rosacea appears to share similar risk factors as other autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Rosacea is a common […]
February 25, 2016

Shingles risk increases in people with lupus, COPD, and rheumatoid arthritis

The risk of shingles risk increases in those with lupus, COPD, and rheumatoid arthritis. Shingles risk increases in people with lupus, COPD, and rheumatoid arthritis. Shingles is […]
February 18, 2016

Skin assessment and the language of dermatology 

What does it mean to get a full skin assessment from a dermatologist? Key learning points: – A holistic skin assessment should include physical examination and individual […]
February 5, 2016

When Are Systemic Dermatology Treatments Needed?

Certain skin conditions are better treated with systemic therapy, which includes phototherapy, oral medications, and injectable medications. There are many treatment options for various skin conditions. […]