Psoriasis in the News

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

As Culture Changed, So Did Melanoma Risk, Study Finds

10/07/2014 - New fashions led to more revealing clothing -- and tans

Health Tip: Help Prevent Acne Scars

10/01/2014 - Wash skin twice daily

Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer Risk

09/19/2014 - Soldiers might not have regular access to sunscreen, research reveals

Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says

09/05/2014 - Better understanding of the skin disease may lead to more personalized therapy

Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

08/27/2014 - But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes

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

Reference: Skin, Hair and Nails section on Better Medicine


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Psoriasis usually starts between ages 15 and 35.