Psoriasis in the News

Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?

05/24/2015 - Most can be treated at home, but learn signs of emergency, expert advises

Does Botox Actually Rejuvenate Skin?

05/21/2015 - Elasticity, pliability improve after toxin injections, study finds

Most Americans Still Not Using Sunscreen

05/19/2015 - Women do so more than men, but still fall short of recommendations, CDC study finds

Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk

05/13/2015 - Preliminary Australian study saw association between nicotinamide and lower rates

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac Rashes Can Be Serious

04/23/2015 - But, expert says most can safely be treated at home

Ingredient in MS, Psoriasis Drugs Linked to Two Deadly Brain Infections

04/08/2015 - But experts say complication is rare, and no reason to stop medication

Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

03/24/2015 - From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

Many Acne Patients Don't Take Their Meds, Survey Shows

03/20/2015 - Cost, forgetfulness, skin improvement were reasons cited for lapses

'Ground Zero' Workers at Risk of Autoimmune Diseases: Study

03/19/2015 - Prolonged exposure linked to rheumatoid arthritis, lupus

Scientists Spot Genes Linked to Rosacea

03/13/2015 - More than 16 million Americans have incurable skin condition

Health Tip: Spot the Symptoms of Scalp Psoriasis

03/11/2015 - They differ from ordinary dandruff

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug

01/21/2015 - Cosentyx blocks protein involved in inflammatory response of disease

New Psoriasis Drug Approved

01/21/2015 - Cosentyx hinders protein that spurs skin inflammation

Psoriasis Costs Americans Up to $135 Billion Annually, Study Finds

01/07/2015 - Much of the expense is for indirect effects, such as time lost from work, experts say

Preventing Diaper Rash

12/31/2014 - Dermatologist shares tips for protecting your baby's skin

Fewer U.S. Teens in Tanning Salons, Study Finds

12/23/2014 - But, millions still putting their skin's health at risk

Having Eczema Won't Make You Shorter

12/10/2014 - Though a few kids who also have sleep trouble may grow slower, study says

Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report

11/24/2014 - For most, proper skin care and topical treatments help, experts say

Psoriasis Tied to Raised Risk of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure

10/15/2014 - Researchers suspect inflammation is the common denominator

Keep It Clean After Ear Piercings

10/11/2014 - Dermatologist offers tips on preventing infections

Reference: Skin, Hair and Nails section on Better Medicine


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Psoriasis usually starts between ages 15 and 35.