Author | David Ozeri, M.D.

Articles

Palmoplantar pustulosis rare, linked to psoriasis

November 21, 2019

Researchers recently undertook an epidemiologic study to investigate the prevalence of palmoplantar pustulosis (PPP) and co-existing plaque psoriasis. Read what they discovered in this article.

Comorbidities more prevalent in pediatric psoriasis patients

November 20, 2019

Pediatric psoriasis patients may experience comorbidities, including psychiatric comorbidities, at a greater rate than children without the disease, according to a recent study.

How does diet, oral health influence psoriasis?

November 07, 2019

Oral health, habits and diet may influence disease severity in psoriasis, says a study published in the Dermatology Online Journal.

Does gluten intake influence psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis?

November 01, 2019

A recent study examined whether gluten intake in adulthood increases the risk of developing psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and atopic dermatitis.

Is psoriasis a risk factor for cardiometabolic disease in women?

October 08, 2019

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.

Pruritus characteristics in psoriasis

October 08, 2019

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.

Apremilast appears safe for children with psoriasis

October 07, 2019

Weight-based dosing of apremilast appeared to ensure comparable efficacy, safety and tolerability with in kids as in adults, and should be explored in future studies.

Early ustekinumab levels may influence psoriasis treatment response

October 04, 2019

Study shows measurement of early ustekinumab levels could be used to direct treatment strategy in psoriasis.

The psoriasis – Type 2 diabetes connection

September 27, 2019

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.

Screening psoriasis patients for psoriatic arthritis

September 25, 2019

This slideshow breaks down important considerations to keep in mind when evaluating psoriasis patient for psoriatic arthritis.