Health News

New evidence-based resources to guide treatment of plaque psoriasis

A range of evidence-based resources are now available from the Targeted Therapies Alliance to assist dermatologists and their patients in shared decision making in the treatment of plaque psoriasis. NPS MedicineWise spokesperson Jonathan Dartnell says plaque psoriasis is a common systemic inflammatory condition that mostly affects the skin. “While the condition currently does not have […]

Health News

Overall pregnancy, live birth outcomes unchanged in psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Overall pregnancy and live birth outcomes are similar for women with psoriasis and for the general population, according to a study published online Feb. 3 in JAMA Dermatology. Alexa B. Kimball, M.D., M.P.H., from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, and colleagues reported pregnancy outcomes observed in the Psoriasis […]

Health News

Orencia

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ORENCIA® (or-en-see-ah) Abatacept (ab-ah-ta-sept) (rch) Powder for intravenous infusion; Abatacept (rch) solution for Injection (pre-filled syringe, pre-filled autoinjector) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about ORENCIA. It does not contain all of the available […]

Health News

Stassi Schroeder Just Posted A Makeup-Free Photo Revealing Her Psoriasis

Stassi Schroeder of Vanderpump Rules posted a new makeup-free photo to Instagram. She mentioned that she currently has psoriasis covering her face. Stassi has previously talked about how stress exacerbates her psoriasis. Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder opened up on Instagram about how quarantine is affecting her skin. She suffers from the skin condition psoriasis, […]

Health News

Biologics Tied to Greater Reduction in Pediatric Psoriasis

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 — Biologics seem to be associated with greater reduction in psoriasis severity scores and higher drug survival rates than methotrexate in pediatric patients treated in a real-world setting, according to a study published online Feb. 5 in JAMA Dermatology. Inge M.G.J. Bronckers, M.D., from Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands, and colleagues […]