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Psoriasis is a chronic, immune disease that affects the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis affects up to 1.8 mill...
Ixekizumab (Taltz) is a humanised IgG4 monoclonal antibody that selectively binds with high affinity to the interleukin 17A (IL-17A) cytokine and inhibits its interaction with the IL-17 receptor.iii...
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...
Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) and TNF receptor antagonists and agonists used to treat TNF-mediated inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or to treat cancer. TNF blockers are the commerc...
Learn about psoriasis triggers and flares and how psoriasis is treated in the ears. Is there a connection between psoriasis and hearing loss?
Can babies have psoriasis and what are the different types of psoriasis? What causes psoriasis and what other skin conditions may affect babies?
Psoriasis is a common skin condition, but what is guttate psoriasis? Learn about the triggers of guttate psoriasis, its diagnosis, and similar conditions.
The autoimmune skin disease called psoriasis tends to be associated with other health concerns, including diabetes, heart disease, and depression. Unfortunately, yet another disease is being added to ...
The fact that men are overrepresented in psoriasis registers and consume more psoriasis care have long led researchers to believe that the common skin disease disproportionally affects men. A unique s...
How do psoriasis scars form? Do different types of psoriasis lead to different types of scarring, and what treatments are available for psoriasis scars?
The fact that men are overrepresented in psoriasis registers and consume more psoriasis care have long led researchers to believe that the common skin disease disproportionally affects men.
What is psoriasis and what is nail psoriasis? When should a doctor be consulted and what prescription and homeopathic treatments are available?
Numerous reports point to Demodex mites as the aetiology of certain eye and skin conditions, hence it is highly probable that infestation with these mites may also play a role in the aetiology and pat...
Psoriasis is a systemic condition with several dermatological manifestations that affect many individuals on a daily basis. According to Langley et al in a study titled "Psoriasis: epidemiology, clini...
Erythrodermic psoriasis (EP) and generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) are the most severe forms of psoriasis, resulting in significant morbidity and even mortality (1) . There are few evidence-based d...
It has been reported that moderate-to-severe psoriasis present an increased risk for CKD, that is independent of traditional risk factors (2,3) ; and severe psoriasis was proposed as a risk factor for...
Psoriasis and obesity are strongly linked, and weight loss appears to improve psoriasis symptoms and severity. Bariatric surgery may induce remission of psoriasis, but data are limited to small studie...