Psoriasis

Cannabis for psoriasis: Does it work?

Psoriasis is a skin condition that leads to a buildup of skin cells that form red patches covered in silvery scales. Could cannabis be an effective …

Medicine

Do you suffer from psoriasis? Beware, you may be at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

People with psoriasis are at an increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes than those without the condition, and the risk increases dramatically …

Diabetes

Novartis looks past psoriasis for even bigger Cosentyx growth frontier

Novartis’ Cosentyx currently leads a crop of next-gen immunology products from a who’s who of Big Pharma. And the Swiss drugmaker intends to keep it …

Pharma

How to Stop Peeling Skin

Why does skin start to peel?<p>Dry, peeling skin is most commonly a sign of damage to the upper layer of your skin (epidermis) caused by sunburn.<p>In less …

Skin Care

Woman branded 'leper' and 'lizard' for bad skin beats bullies by becoming stunning model

Pretty Luissa Burton, 27, was so crippled with low self-esteem that she couldn't even look in the mirror.<p>A woman who was tormented for years by …

Psoriasis tied to higher risk of serious liver disease

(Reuters Health) - People with chronic inflammatory disorders like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis may have an increased risk of developing serious liver damage, a recent study suggests.<p>These inflammatory disorders are often treated with methotrexate, a medication linked to an increased risk of …

Rheumatoid Arthritis

J&J's next potential frontier for Stelara? Lupus, thanks to positive phase 2 data

Johnson & Johnson has been looking for ways to expand its blockbuster immunology med Stelara, now that a raft of new competitors have made things …

Pharma

The natural treatments for dry skin conditions that actually work

When Kim Kardashian wept over her psoriasis diagnosis on <i>Keeping up with the Kardashians,</i> those of you who struggle with the same skin condition—or …

Lifestyle

Awareness and initiatives for psoriasis patients

“Some fifteen years ago, I was very passion-driven. I had a very successful career as a sales and marketing director of a multinational company. I …

Pain

'How I Told My Boyfriend About My Psoriasis'

Kayla Bryant says her psoriasis outbreaks sometimes cover up to 90 percent of her body.<p><i>"How I Told" is a new series by Women's Health, where we'll be asking women how they told their friends, significant others, family members, and colleagues about their health conditions. We'll take you inside</i> …

Love

A dermatologist explains how stress can affect your skin

Is stress giving you problematic skin?<p>You may assume common skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne are the result of bad luck and bad …

Wellness

Is It Psoriasis or Tinea Versicolor?

Psoriasis vs. tinea versicolor<p>If you notice small red spots on your skin, you might be wondering what’s going on. Maybe the spots just appeared and …

Medicine

How to Make an Oatmeal Bath for Psoriasis

Overview<p>Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that affects the skin, scalp, nails, and sometimes, the joints (psoriatic arthritis). The …

Health

Is It Psoriasis or Poison Ivy? Identification, Treatments, and More

Psoriasis and poison ivy both affect your skin, but these conditions are different. Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disorder. It’s not contagious. …

Health

Is It Inverse Psoriasis or Intertrigo? Understanding the Symptoms

Inverse psoriasis vs. intertrigo<p>Inverse psoriasis and intertrigo are skin conditions that can cause discomfort. Although they look similar and often …

Health

Psoriasis patients receive hope through new vaccine

A patient with psoriasis. Image: JodiJacobson/Istock.com via AFP Relaxnews<p>Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that is unpredictable in its …

Medicine

Red, itchy, scaly skin: How one woman is trying to erase the stigma of psoriasis

Natalie Fletcher, 32, remembers being at the park when she was a kid playing with other children. “Ew, is it contagious?” kids asked her. She was …

Skin Care

A Me-Too Push By Biopharma Is Crowding the Psoriasis Market

The market for psoriasis drugs has never been more competitive, and that's boosting risk for investors.<p>A wave of R&D is leading to next-generation …

Stocks

I Will Not Be Shamed Into Covering Up My Psoriasis

Like half of the UK population, I have suffered from skin conditions throughout my life.<p>My eczema would present in patches across my body and as a …

Skin Care

World Psoriasis Day: This Is What People With Psoriasis Want You To Know

'You feel out of place and alone.'<p>There are 1.3 million people in the UK living with psoriasis, but the vast majority (84%) feel there is a lack of …

Motivation

Kim Kardashian Celebrates 37th Birthday in a Seriously Understated Outfit, Shows Psoriasis

Less is more seems to be <b>Kim Kardashian</b>’s manta after turning 37. The <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i> star celebrated her birthday again on Thursday, …

Kourtney Kardashian

18 Remedies for More Even Skin

Overview<p>We may wish for perfectly smooth, even skin, but many of us have uneven skin tones. This may take the form of redness, acne scars, age spots, …

Skin Care

AbbVie's risankizumab beats Humira and Stelara in late-stage psoriasis studies; investors unmoved, shares down 5%

Results from three Phase 3 clinical trials showed AbbVie's (ABBV -4.9%) IL-23 inhibitor risankizumab to be more effective than HUMIRA (adalimumab) …

Business

Why Does Psoriasis Itch?

Overview<p>People with psoriasis often describe the itchy feeling that psoriasis causes as burning, biting, and painful. Up to 90 percent of people with …

Health

What You Should Know About Psoriasis on the Tongue

What is psoriasis?<p>Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that causes skin cells to grow far too rapidly. As the abundance of skin cells …

Health

Understanding Psoriasis in Children: Symptoms, Treatments, and More

What is psoriasis?<p>Psoriasis is a common, noninfectious skin condition. The most common type of psoriasis is plaque psoriasis. It causes the skin …

Health

Dundee research reveals potential for vaccine to cure psoriasis - and prevent Alzheimer's

First discovered in 1934, CMV turns cucumber skins pale and bumpy and can cause the flesh to taste bitter. The virus also infects squash, melons, …

Medicine

Your Guide to Biologics for Psoriasis

When people have stubborn, widespread, or disabling psoriasis, doctors turn to cutting-edge treatments called biologics. Unlike older prescription …

Medicine

Glenmark to unveil oral drug to treat psoriasis

Glenmark received approval to launch apremilast from the Drug Controller General of India after conducting clinical trials on psoriasis patients for …

Medicine

Our Skin Can 'Remember' Inflammation, And It Could Help Us Understand Psoriasis

Your stem cells remember.<p>Wounds, and even other harmful attacks that cause inflammation, are 'remembered' by stem cells in the skin, according to new …

Science