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August is Psoriasis Awareness Month; Is Your Spa Ready?

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— What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that impacts nearly 6 million Americans. Those with psoriasis often have red patches of skin with thick, white scales commonly on the elbows, knees and scalp. Aside from the way it looks, psoriasis is often itchy, irritating and…

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over 6 years

Psoriasis Guidelines Call for Tailored Treatment

By Salynn Boyles — From

— New guidelines for the treatment of the skin condition psoriasis stress the importance of tailoring therapies to individual patients.
The guidelines were issued by the American Academy of Dermatology.
Ronald L. Moy, MD, president of the American Academy of Dermatology, says disease severity is just one of many…

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over 6 years

All Body Parts are Not Equal: Psoriasis Treatment Options Vary

By Dean Goodless, M.D. — From

— It's important to consider several factors when selecting a psoriasis treatment for a specific part of the body. Each has its own set of charactertics that may make one treatment option more desirable than another.
Genital Psoriasis
Genital psoriasis is relatively common; however undue patient reluctance…

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about 6 years

Tanning Bed Exposure Can Be Deadly When Complicated by Medication Reactions

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— "There are many reasons to be cautious of tanning bed radiation but some people use tanning beds to 'self-treat' skin eruptions," said Jeffrey B. Travers, M.D., Ph.D., senior author of a study published online in the Archives of Dermatology. "If the skin eruption is eczema or…

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almost 6 years

New Hope for Better Treatment of Psoriasis

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— Researchers at Linköping University are now launching a plan to effectively treat psoriasis. About 300 000 Swedes suffer from the difficult to treat disease, which manifests itself in scaly and often itchy patches on the skin. The reason is that cells divide without restraint as new…

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almost 6 years

Psoriasis Treatment Guidelines Published by AAD

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— New psoriasis treatment guidelines published by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) stress the importance of tailoring therapies to individual patients.
“Guidelines of care for the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis” were published in the February 9 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology…

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over 6 years

6 Tips for Winter Psoriasis Treatment

By Kathleen Doheny — From

— Winter brings dry air, colder temperatures, and reduced exposure to sunlight – all of which can worsen the symptoms of psoriasis. What can the 7.5 million Americans who suffer from psoriasis due to prevent a flare-up of symptoms? Are there winter tips for psoriasis treatment?
Yes, and…

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about 6 years

How To Treat Scalp Psoriasis Effectively

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— Scalp psoriasis is a type of skin problem that is present in more than half of individuals with psoriasis. As the name suggests, the condition is found in the scalp often extending down to the forehead and behind the ears. Since the symptoms may be mistaken for…

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about 6 years

Psoriatic Arthritis - Cimzia® (Certolizumab Pegol) Shows Promise

By Petra Rattue — From

— On Thursday, UCB announced its intention to submit regulatory applications for Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) by the end of this year. The drug is designed to treat psoriatic arthritis, an inflammation of the joints, or arthritis, which typically occurs in combination with psoriasis, a skin disorder.

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almost 6 years