Try these natural at-home psoriasis treatments to alleviate dry, itchy, and sore skin.
The first homegrown Indian biologic drug, ALZUMAb, has hit the market in India for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
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. 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. 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. 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%. 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. 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.