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Psoriasis Foundation drives efforts to cure psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis with new strategic plan
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.11]
National Psoriasis Foundation will double the number of researchers studying psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis while also cutting in half the number of people who say these chronic conditions are a...

Two-gene test differentiates psoriasis from eczema
Source: Dermatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.11]
After analyzing the molecular processes involved, researchers in Germany have developed a test that can differentiate psoriasis from eczema on the basis of only two genes.

Two pivotal psoriasis studies demonstrate secukinumab achieves clear or almost clear skin in majority of patients
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.07.10]
New data published online in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) confirm the superior efficacy of secukinumab*, an interleukin-17A (IL-17A) inhibitor, over a NICE-recommended treatment...

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials
Source: MedicineNet Clinical Trials Specialty [2014.07.10]
Title: New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials
Category: Health News
Created: 7/9/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Novel Antibody Obliterates Psoriasis (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.07.09]
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment of longstanding moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis with secukinumab was associated with rapid and dramatic improvements, two large phase III clinical trials found.

Hypertension, antihypertension medication and risk of psoriasis
Source: Hypertension News From Medical News Today [2014.07.04]
Women with long-term high blood pressure (hypertension) appear to be at an increased risk for the skin condition psoriasis, and long-term use of beta (β)-blocker medication to treat hypertension...

High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women
Source: MedicineNet Psoriasis Specialty [2014.07.03]
Title: High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women
Category: Health News
Created: 7/2/2014 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

IFPA launches survey to identify strategies for building a better world for people with psoriasis
Source: Dermatology News From Medical News Today [2014.06.16]
Psoriasis is a serious, chronic, inflammatory, non-communicable disease for which there is currently no cure.

Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis
Source: MedicineNet Psoriasis Specialty [2014.06.12]
Title: Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis
Category: Health News
Created: 6/11/2014 5:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Psoriasis symptoms may be improved by stimulating a protein in skin cells
Source: Dermatology News From Medical News Today [2014.06.09]
Psoriasis is a common, long-lasting disease that causes itchy or sore patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales.

Scalp Psoriasis
Source: MedicineNet Deep Vein Thrombosis Specialty [2014.05.20]
Title: Scalp Psoriasis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/24/2012 3:21:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 5/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

Psoriasis
Source: MedicineNet Actinic Keratosis Specialty [2014.05.02]
Title: Psoriasis
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/2/2014 12:00:00 AM

Psoriasis Drug May Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes: Report
Source: MedicineNet alefacept Specialty [2013.09.24]
Title: Psoriasis Drug May Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes: Report
Category: Health News
Created: 9/23/2013 7:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

Psoriasis Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet alefacept Specialty [2011.08.16]
Title: Psoriasis Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 4/21/2011 3:23:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/16/2011 1:27:34 PM

Picture of Inverse Psoriasis
Source: MedicineNet tacrolimus ointment Specialty [2010.12.07]
Title: Picture of Inverse Psoriasis
Category: Images
Created: 12/7/2010 1:00:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/7/2010 1:00:19 PM

Remicade Phase 3 data show long-term psoriasis response
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Dermatology
Findings from two Phase 3 studies show high-level, sustained response with maintenance therapy.

FDA Clears Subcutaneous Methotrexate Injection (Rasuvo)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines [2014.07.16]
Rasuvo, delivered in an auto-injector, is approved for rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular-course juvenile idiopathic arthritis and psoriasis and will be available in 10 dosage strengths.
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Genome study identifies three possible drug candidates for multiple autoimmune diseases
Source: Multiple Sclerosis News From Medical News Today [2014.05.06]
New pharmaceuticals to fight autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, may be identified more effectively by adding genome analysis to standard drug...

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