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Psoriasis

Dermatologic Nurse Support Aids Psoriasis Treatment Adherence

Sep 23, 2022

Topical anti-psoriatic drug treatment needs to be accompanied by long-term regular clinical support to improve patient adherence to treatment. For psoriasis, which affects up to 5% of the Weste...

A Practical Guide to Vaccination for Patients on Biologics

Jul 29, 2022

Biologic therapies may expose patients to an increased risk for contracting infections, including this from live-attenuated vaccines. Novel biologic therapies have become the preferred treatmen...

#VisualAbstract: Bimekizumab shows a favourable 2-year safety profile in patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis

May 30, 2022

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What Can IBD Specialists Learn from IL-23 Trials in Dermatology?

May 23, 2022

The advent of biologic drugs revolutionised the treatment of many chronic inflammatory diseases in rheumatology, dermatology, and gastroenterology. The introduction of different targeted agents closel...

Practical update of the Recommendations Published by the Psoriasis Group of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (GPS) on the Treatment of Psoriasis with Biologic Therapy. Part 1. Concepts and General Management of Psoriasis with Biologic Therapy.

May 16, 2022

A new, updated AEDV Psoriasis Group consensus document on the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis was needed owing to the approval, in recent years, of a large number of new drugs and changes in...

Examining Sex Differences in the Management of Psoriasis

Apr 21, 2022

Clinicians should be aware of differences between male and female patients with psoriasis, how the disease manifests and how treatment should be approached. With psoriasis, differences in disea...

Air Pollution Linked With Increased Psoriasis Activity & Flares

Apr 11, 2022

Short-term air pollution exposure may be a catalyst for increased psoriasis activity and the probability of having a psoriasis flare. “The evidence surrounding exposure to air pollution and t...

Comanagement of Rashes by Primary Care Providers and Dermatologists: A Retrospective Study.

Apr 11, 2022

There is a high demand for managing skin disease, and dermatologists are in short supply.To better understand how rashes and other specific skin conditions are co-managed by primary care providers (PC...

Psoriatic Disease & Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Mar 28, 2022

Patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) are at high risk for developing cardiovascular (CV) diseases, explains Lihi Eder, MD, PhD. “Primary prevention measures, such as initiation of l...

#VisualAbstract: Both dermatologists and patients with psoriatic disease expressed positive perspectives on strategies to improve cardiovascular disease prevention

Jan 31, 2022

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Janus Kinase and Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in Dermatology: A Review of Their Utilization, Safety Profile and Future Applications.

Jan 31, 2022

Janus kinase inhibitors, also commonly referred to as JAK inhibitors, are a novel drug class that target and block cytokine signaling mediated by the Janus kinase-signal transducer and activator of tr...

A multidisciplinary approach in psoriatic disease: the different models of dermatology-rheumatology collaborations in Portugal.

Jan 03, 2022

Psoriatic disease (Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis, PsD) is a condition that affects the skin, the musculoskeletal system, and beyond, impairing patients' quality of life. A multidisciplinary approa...

Inpatient care for skin diseases in Germany: multi-source analysis on the current and future health care needs.

Nov 15, 2021

In Germany, skin diseases are mainly treated in the 115 dermatological hospitals.Health care and health economic analysis of dermatological inpatient care and prediction of future care needs based on ...

Alcohol Misuse Linked to Poorer Treatment Response in Psoriasis

Oct 26, 2021

“Treatment effectiveness of conventional oral therapies, and of the newer biologic treatments, for moderate-to-severe psoriasis is much lower in real-world clinical practice than in clinical trials,...

Smartphone App for Patients With Psoriasis Proves Beneficial

Sep 24, 2021

“eHealth devices are becoming increasingly popular among dermatologists and their patients,” according to Astrid Schmieder, MD, PhD. “There are many smartphone applications available for managin...

Psoriasis Biomarkers as Predictors of UVB Phototherapy Effectiveness

Sep 23, 2021

Narrowband ultraviolet (NbUVB) phototherapy treatment is often used in psoriasis as a second-line treatment if the response to topical treatments has been insufficient, prior to the use of systemic th...

Counseling for Risk Factors for Patients With Psoriasis/PsA Uncommon

Sep 15, 2021

“Patients with psoriasis are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease and die several years younger than patients without psoriasis, even after controlling for other traditional risk factors ...

A Comparison of Diagnosed Skin Diseases between the Years with and without COVID-19 Pandemic.

Sep 06, 2021

: The COVID-19 pandemic has a considerable influence on public health, either directly or indirectly. We investigated outpatient skin disease diagnoses at the dermatology clinic to determine the effec...

Milk Proteins-Their Biological Activities and Use in Cosmetics and Dermatology.

Jul 26, 2021

Milk and colostrum have high biological potential, and due to their natural origin and non-toxicity, they have many uses in cosmetics and dermatology. Research is ongoing on their potential applicatio...

The Impact of Nail Psoriasis in Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis

Jul 15, 2021

Nail psoriasis is considered one of the six disease domains of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and may precede the disease by many years. The prevalence of nail disease in patients with PsA ranges from 41% ...

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