Treatments for Plaque Psoriasis

Phase 3 results show risankizumab outperforms secukinumab
January 17, 2020

Risankizumab (SKYRIZI, AbbVie), outperformed secukinumab (Cosentyx, Novartis) in a head-to-head phase 3 study comparing the two treatments in adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, according to data released by the company Jan. 14.

Bimekizumab offers hope for skin clearance in psoriasis
December 10, 2019

Newly published results from a phase 3 study demonstrate the superiority of bimekizumab over adalimumab for plaque psoriasis.

Considerations for psoriasis patients with skin of color
November 08, 2019

Psoriasis often has a greater impact on quality of life in patients with skin of color as the condition and its treatment can result in long-lasting pigmentary changes. 

Phototherapy safe, effective for psoriasis
November 08, 2019

The 2019 joint American Academy of Dermatology and National Psoriasis Foundation phototherapy treatment of psoriasis guidelines comprehensively updates dermatologists and other providers on the state-of-the art use of various light modalities to treat psoriasis patients.

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.

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.

Behavioral modifications may reduce psoriasis severity
September 06, 2019

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.

Joint AAD, NPF phototherapy guidelines
September 05, 2019

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.