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Plaque Psoriasis Has a New Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.
Experimental Treatment for Psoriasis Shows Promise
A promising new drug to help psoriasis patients control their itchy, frustrating outbreaks may soon be on the way.
This Skin Condition Is Expensive
Like other chronic diseases, psoriasis can cost patients an arm and a leg. And as treatments improve and awareness increases, those treatment costs could be money well spent.
Psoriasis May Increase High Blood Pressure Risk
Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition, but it may be more than skin-deep. It may also raise high blood pressure risk.
FDA Approves Rx for Plaque Psoriasis
More than 125 million people across the globe have psoriasis. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a medicine Tuesday that may be able to treat them.
Rx Shows Promise for Treating Psoriasis
Psoriasis can be a painful and uncomfortable disease. A few products currently on the market may ease symptoms of this skin condition. Now, a new medication is showing promise in clinical trials.
Psoriasis Risk Tied to High Blood Pressure in Women
The health of your heart and that of your skin may not seem that connected, but the authors of a new study suggest that for some women, the two may be intertwined.
Anti-Inflammatory Rx May Ease Psoriatic Arthritis
About 15 percent of psoriasis patients get arthritic inflammation that may cause joint pain, according to the American College of Rheumatology. A new therapy, however, may bring some relief.
Shedding Light on Psoriasis
How much harm could a little dry, itchy skin do? This is the attitude with which many people think about psoriasis, not realizing that the skin condition can have far more wide-reaching consequences.
Psoriasis Tied to Kidney Problems
The skin condition psoriasis has been linked to other chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease. Now, psoriasis could be tied to major damage to the kidneys.