Oral health, habits and diet may influence disease severity in psoriasis, says a study published in the Dermatology Online Journal.
David Ozeri, M.D.
A recent study examined whether gluten intake in adulthood increases the risk of developing psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and atopic dermatitis.
Pruritus frequently afflicts psoriasis patients, but few studies explore the role of pruritus in regards to disease activity, pharmacotherapy or demographics. This study attempts to fill that gap.
It is well established that psoriasis is associated with cardiometabolic disease, though the reason why remains unclear. This study followed pregnant women and mothers with psoriasis over an 11 year period to gain insight into the link between the immune-mediated skin disease and cardiometabolic disease.
Researchers recently investigated the safety of apremilast in pediatric patients with psoriasis. Read what they discovered in this article.
Study shows measurement of early ustekinumab levels could be used to direct treatment strategy in psoriasis.
Psoriasis has been strongly linked to metabolic and Type 2 diabetes, but the exact relationship between psoriasis and Type 2 diabetes remains ambiguous. This study aimed to fill that gap.
This slideshow breaks down important considerations to keep in mind when evaluating psoriasis patient for psoriatic arthritis.
A recent study discovered that body mass index (BMI) and age of disease onset may play a part in the development of hypertension in psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis. Read what researchers found in this article.
Researchers in Taiwan investigated whether behavioral modifications such as weight reduction, alcohol abstinence, smoking cessation and exercise could impact psoriasis severity. Read what they discovered in this article.