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Why beta-blockers cause skin inflammation

19:00 EST 6 Nov 2019 | AAAS

(University of Bonn) Beta-blockers are often used to treat high blood pressure and other cardiovascular diseases. However, in some patients they can trigger or exacerbate psoriasis, an inflammatory skin disease. Scientists at the University of Bonn and Freie Universität Berlin have now found a possible cause for this. Their results have been published in the renowned journal 'Autophagy'.

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