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Original Source: Demodex mites: Facts and controversies.

Because Demodex mites are ubiquitous, their potential as human pathogens has often been ignored. This contribution focuses on the growing body of evidence linking Demodex mites with various skin disorders. Histologically, spongiosis and lymphoid inflammation are regularly seen in follicles containing Demodex mites. In animals, they are well established as a cause of mange, and a human counterpart-demodectic alopecia-appears to exist. There is also a statistical association between Demodex mite density and r...

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The interaction of complement C5a and its receptor for the treatment of inflammatory diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, asthma, wet age-related macular degeneration...

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Phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE-4) inhibitors have attracted considerable interest as potential therapeutic agents for diseases including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. PDE-4 inhibitors are known to ...

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National Psoriasis Foundation awards $1.05 million in research grants

(National Psoriasis Foundation) Thirteen scientists received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for ...

Top stories in health and medicine, August 11, 2014

From MedPage Today: Psoriasis Ups Risk of Cancer, Serious Infection. Rates of malignancy among patients with psoriasis outpaced national averages, irrespective of therapy in most cases. Psoriasis: Sc...

Psoriasis Treatments Are Getting More Personalized

As scientists learn more about psoriasis, more therapeutic options are becoming available for patients with this skin disease. Understanding how psoriasis develops enables them to target different ste...

Uncontrolled hypertension highest among patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin and cardiovascular risk factors, including hypertension, are more prevalent among patients with psoriasis compared to those patients without. Pr...

Psoriasis Partnering 2009-2014

Recently added to the BioPortfolio report store, Psoriasis Partnering 2009-2014 is a new report from Current Partnering published on 2014-10-31. This 100+-page report is available from $695. Psorias...

Psoriasis Severity Linked to Uncontrolled Hypertension

Patients with psoriasis had a greater risk for uncontrolled hypertension, with higher risks seen among patients with moderate to severe psoriasis. Medscape Medical News

Psoriasis linked to worse quality of life for family members, too

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Both psoriasis patients and the people who live with them say psoriasis negatively impacts their quality of life, according to a new study. And both groups tend to report m...

Variant Analysis of CARD14 in a Chinese Han Population with Psoriasis Vulgaris and Generalized Pustular Psoriasis

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Human demodex mite: the versatile mite of dermatological importance.

Demodex mite is an obligate human ecto-parasite found in or near the pilo-sebaceous units. Demodex folliculorum and Demodex brevis are two species typically found on humans. Demodex infestation usuall...

The Prevalence of Demodex sp. in Patients Admitted to the Parasitology Laboratory of the Dursun Odabaş Medical Center in Yüzüncü Yıl University, Van.

Objective: The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of Demodex sp. in patients referred fom the Dermatology Outpatient Clinic to the Parasitology Laboratory, Dursun Odabaş Medical Center ...

Hypercholesterolemia and Risk of Incident Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis in US Women.

Psoriasis is a systemic inflammatory disorder associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and patients with pso...

Investigation of demodex species frequency in patients with a persistent itchy ear canal treated with a local steroid.

Objective: To investigate the frequency of demodex species in the external acoustic meatus in patients with an itchy ear canal. Methods: Patients were assigned to one of three groups. Group one consis...

Diagnosis and Classification of Psoriasis.

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory multi organ disease with well characterized pathology occurring in the skin and often the joints. Although the disease has many characteristic and even pathognomoni...

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