Psoriasis in the News

Health Tip: Soothing Psoriasis on the Feet

08/20/2014 - Soak your tootsies in oatmeal

Choose Wrinkle Treatments Wisely, FDA Advises

08/14/2014 - Scarring, allergic reactions and vision problems among possible side effects

Expert Offers Safe Splinter Removal Tips

08/09/2014 - Going barefoot in the summer increases risk of problems, doctor says

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials

07/09/2014 - Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

High Blood Pressure May Up Psoriasis Risk for Women

07/02/2014 - Long-term use of certain medications also linked to higher risk, study found

Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says

06/23/2014 - Researchers say radiation from artificial sources is much stronger than midday sun

Drug Shows Promise Against Arthritis Common in People with Psoriasis

06/11/2014 - New medication improved skin condition, lessened swelling, study finds

Moles May Be Harbinger of Higher Breast Cancer Risk

06/10/2014 - Studies found that women with more moles on their arms had slightly higher chance of malignancies

Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon

05/30/2014 - Indoor tanning increases the risk of skin cancer, experts say

Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study

05/29/2014 - A family history of condition also increases your risk

Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study

05/07/2014 - Researchers did find link between low birth weight and high doses of the medications

Otezla Approved for Psoriatic Arthritis

03/21/2014 - Condition affects some with psoriasis

Health Tip: Avoiding Acne Triggers

03/18/2014 - These things may cause skin problems

Steroids Often Prescribed for Psoriasis, Countering Guidelines

02/28/2014 - Their use may cause skin flare-ups and isn't backed by evidence, study author says

Instructional Video Improves Skin Cancer Diagnoses in Older Men: Study

02/19/2014 - Whole-body exams more common among film viewers

Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds

02/14/2014 - In states that had some restrictions in place, use of tanning beds dropped 30 percent

Preservative in Baby Wipes Linked to Rashes in Some Children

01/13/2014 - Researchers report six cases where stopping use of wipes resolved skin reaction

Dermatologist Offers Tips on Dry Winter Skin

12/28/2013 - Keep showers short, apply moisturizer, wear soft fabrics such as cotton

Study Finds Links Between Psoriasis, Heart Failure

11/01/2013 - Researchers recommend screening psoriasis patients for heart risks

Study of Twins Shows How Smoking Ages the Face

10/30/2013 - Siblings who smoked had more wrinkles, creases, droops and jowls

Reference: Skin, Hair and Nails section on Better Medicine


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