Gestational diabetes, gestational hypertension and pre-eclampsia are higher in women with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.
Reproductive age women with psoriasis could benefit from an endocrinologist or obstetrician referral before starting systemic therapy.
Diet can affect skin conditions including acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis and rosacea. In a review that focuses on these four conditions, plus aging, Rajani Katta, M.D., and Mary Jo Kramer, B.S., writing in Skin Therapy Letter, highlight trigger foods that should be avoided.
There are two important reasons why physicians should consider the role of diet in triggering psoriasis flares, says a leading expert.
A study of the role of interleukin-25 (IL-25) in psoriasis demonstrated the cytokine is involved in propelling skin inflammation in psoriasis, according to a recent analysis.
Publishing new research findings has its benefits, but how physicians use that information and their personal experience in clinical practice can prove to be more insightful. In this table on page 98 of Dermatology Times June issue, we feature insights from three physicians who participated in the rapid-fire Q&A “60 Tips in 60 Minutes” from this year's Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference.
UCB’s Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) was recommended for approval by the European Committee for Medicinal Products (CHMP) for the treatment of adult patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
Physicians may want to reconsider goals for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. In this study, physicians describe utilizing treat-to-target with a patient-centered approach to care for symptom relief.
As the list of treatments for plaque psoriasis grows, so does the list of adverse events associated with biologic treatment. In this article, we summarize adverse events associated with common treatments for plaque psoriasis.
Immune cell derivative itaconate may combat psoriasis and other autoimmune diseases, shows a study in Nature.