Psoriasis

Psoriasis Stories
  • Psoriasis on hands

    5 Natural At-Home Treatments For Psoriasis

    Try these natural at-home psoriasis treatments to alleviate dry, itchy, and sore skin.
  • Clone of Clone of BIOCON-1

    ALZUMAb Has Been Approved For Psoriasis In India

    The first homegrown Indian biologic drug, ALZUMAb, has hit the market in India for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
  • Severe psoriasis linked to major adverse cardiovascular events

    Severe psoriasis linked to major adverse cardiovascular events

    Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disease, and if severe, has been demonstrated to be a risk factor for cardiovascular (CV) disease. However, the degree to which psoriasis is associated with major adverse cardiac events (MACE), such as heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular death has not been defined.
  • Features of the metabolic syndrome common in persons with psoriasis

    Individuals with psoriasis have a high prevalence of the metabolic syndrome, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the April 2011 print issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
  • 6 tips in treating winter psoriasis

    Experts in different medical field give their most effective tips to help combat psoriasis, which affect around 7.5 million Americans. Some of the doctors have contributed their winter tips for psoriasis treatment here.
  • Researchers increase understanding of genetic susceptibility to psoriasis

    Genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to psoriasis are reported in five papers published online this week in Nature Genetics. Psoriasis is a chronic and recurrent skin disease, and one of the most prevalent autoimmune diseases, with a global prevalence of 2-3%.
  • Seven facts about Psoriasis

    You know you have psoriasis if you see thick, red, scaly patches over your arms, elbow, knee, and scalp. You will notice dry flakes, and skin scales that might bleed if the skin is pulled off.
  • UV-B treatment may improve psoriasis and vitamin D levels

    Treatment with narrow-band UV-B rays may increase serum levels of vitamin D in the wintertime while clearing psoriasis, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.