Psoriasis in the News

Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?

06/24/2015 - Study finds excess B12 tied to common skin condition

New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis

06/16/2015 - Ixekizumab appeared to outperform standard medication in a late-stage clinical trial

Dermatologist's Tips for Reducing Scars After Cuts, Scrapes

06/15/2015 - Keep injury clean and moist with petroleum jelly to minimize skin damage

Injuries Up Risk of Psoriatic Arthritis for People With Psoriasis

06/12/2015 - Researchers said effect was even stronger if bones or joints were involved

Many Skin Bacteria Are Dead or Inactive, Study Finds

06/03/2015 - Researchers suspect cells may be trying to evade immune system detection

FDA Warns of Complications From Facial Fillers

05/29/2015 - When injections accidentally enter blood vessels, blockages and damage can occur

Tattoos May Pose Health Risks, Researchers Report

05/28/2015 - Rashes, itching, infections and swelling found in 6 percent of those 'inked'

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

Reference: Skin, Hair and Nails section on Better Medicine

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Psoriasis usually starts between ages 15 and 35.