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.
David Ozeri, M.D.
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.
Discover key takeaways from the American Academy of Dermatology and National Psoriasis Foundation joint guidelines for the management and treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy published in the September issue of the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology.
Researchers employed the the Citizen Pscientist, an online patient portal developed by the National Psoriasis Foundation, to investigate chronic sleep dysfunction prevalence in psoriasis. Read what they discovered in this article.