Psoriasis

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German researchers identify immune cells that trigger psoriasis  -  23 Nov 2009
European Biotechnology NewsThis mode of action is in line with the previous discovery that IL-22 triggers psoriasis in mice in a dose-dependent manner, and that inhibition of the ...

Jota Sox Introduces New Product Proven to Enhance the Healing of Dry Feet  -  23 Nov 2009
Newswire Today (press release)The work grest for medical conditions such as eczema and psoriasis or are a great addition for at home pedicures. Jota Sox are the new and easy way to ...

Friendly bacteria keep your skin's defences in check  -  23 Nov 2009
New Scientist...is essential for recovery from injury, the ability to damp it down is key because prolonged inflammation can lead to skin diseases like psoriasis. ...

Stop Dry Winter Itch & Repair Damaged Skin With Natural Pepper Extract  -  23 Nov 2009
Press Release 365 (press release)Winter weather also worsens pre-existing skin conditions such as dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis. Winter pruritus generally occurs on the face, legs, ...

On World Psoriasis Day the International Psoriasis Council Hosts Latin ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ReutersPresented by the International Psoriasis Council (IPC), the symposium will be held at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas this week and will ...

Millions Mark World Psoriasis Day on Oct. 29  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ReutersNational Psoriasis Foundation asks Americans affected by psoriatic diseases to take action PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today is World ...

Scientists Discover Cells That Control Inflammation in Chronic Disease  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Science Daily (press release)In chronic and allergic inflammatory diseases like psoriasis and allergic eczema, Th22 cells appear to be malfunctioning, leading to excessive inflammation, ...

Why J&J's Stelara Launch Should Target Dermatologists First  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
BNETJohnson & Johnson recently launched Stelara for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. ...

New Immune Cells Th22 Prevent, Treat Inflammation  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
eMaxHealthAccording to the National Psoriasis Foundation, for example, about 7.5 million Americans and 125 million people worldwide have this skin disorder, ...

Health Scan: New slow-release pill effective for drinkers  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Jerusalem PostPSORIASIS CLARIFICATION Last week's Health Scan item on a small protein named IGFBP7 whose lack causes rapid division of skin cells being "discovered" by ...

Mushatts Supports Psoriasis Foundation Research  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Space Coast Medicine and Healthy Living9 Psoriasis Skin Care recently announced that it will donate two percent of its sales revenue to support the National Psoriasis Foundation Research Program. ...

Fingernails: Windows Into Your Overall Health  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
WCBS-TV New YorkDeep pitting of the nails can be an early symptom of skin diseases such as eczema or psoriasis. "You'll see deep pits in the nails, and once you see that, ...

Health Scan: Psoriasis causes both physical and social suffering  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Jerusalem PostAlthough psoriasis - the skin disease that causes itchy red and scaly skin patches in some 200000 Israelis - is not infectious, ...

Lotion, tepid water, dermatologist can help with eczema  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
The Spokesman ReviewTo give you related information, I am sending you a copy of my Health Report “Dermatitis, Eczema and Psoriasis.� Other readers who would like a copy should ...

How you could tackle psoriasis with just five injections a year  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Daily MailA revolutionary new treatment for the painful skin condition psoriasis is now available on the NHS. Stelara, which is injected into the skin ...

Tapping Into Curry's Health Benefits  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
U.S. News & World Report...of the yellow curry ingredient curcumin, which is being tested in clinical trials for the treatment of colon cancer, psoriasis and Alzheimer's disease. ...

PhotoMedex to host free seminar to fight against psoriasis with XTRAC Excimer ...  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
News-Medical.netThe seminar, “A Win for Your Skin in the Daily Fight Against Psoriasis with XTRAC ® Excimer Lasers,� is open to the public and will feature three prominent ...

PhotoMedex Offers Free Seminar for Psoriasis Patients: "A Win for Your Skin in ...  -  ‎Oct 27, 2009‎
ReutersThe seminar, "A Win for Your Skin in the Daily Fight Against Psoriasis with XTRAC® Excimer Lasers," is open to the public and will feature three prominent ...

International Federation of Psoriasis Associations, IFPA: Psoriasis is a real ...  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
ReutersSTOCKHOLM, Sweden--(Business Wire)-- October 29 is World Psoriasis Day. Conceived by patients for patients, World Psoriasis Day is a truly global event ...

Clinical Trials Update: Nov. 10, 2009  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
U.S. News & World ReportIf you have moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, you may qualify for this study of an investigational medication. Participants will receive all study ...

International Psoriasis Council Hosts Second Educational Symposium to Increase ...  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)19, 2009, the International Psoriasis Council (IPC) will host its second symposium at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. ...

Researchers Study Whether Psychosocial Interventions Ease Psoriasis  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
PhysOrg.comResearchers will measure and track the biological markers of the disease in the skin lesions that are the hallmark of psoriasis and also in the blood of ...

Curcumin may Help Ward Off Colon Cancer and Psoriasis  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
MedIndiaCurcumin, the active ingredient found in turmeric, may help ward off diseases like cancer, psoriasis and Alzheimer's disease. Researchers are now engaged in ...

Mon. 11/16 Death Notices  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
New York Daily NewsMemorial contributions can be made to the National Psoriasis Foundation, to help find a cure for psoriatic arthritis, at www.psoriasis.org or to Blythedale ...

The double trouble of psoriatic arthritis  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
NewsChannel5.comAfter months or years living with the troublesome rash, some people with psoriasis start to have aching and swelling of the fingers or other joints. ...

FAQ: Psoriatic Arthritis  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
24 MedicaPsoriatic arthritis is a chronic inflammation of the joints that occurs in some people with a chronic skin and nail condition known as psoriasis. ...

Reportlinker Adds Medical Laser Systems - A Global Update of Market Trends ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)...promising emergent medical laser applications and technologies receiving much attention include treatment of skin disorders such as psoriasis and acne. ...

Daily News: FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Psoriasis  -  ‎Oct 31, 2009‎
Nurse.comThe US Food and Drug Administration approved Stelara (ustekinumab), a biologic product for adults who have a moderate to severe form of psoriasis. ...

Planned Eric Owen Moss Venice Project is Scrapped*  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Curbed (blog)It was an interesting building, although there was concern about the lack of setbacks (and Curbed commenter Woosley wondered if the building had psoriasis). ...

EU-funded researchers discover new immune cell  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
Cordis NewsEU-funded researchers have discovered a new type of immune cell that plays a role in certain chronic inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis and asthma. ...

Psoriasis: Why People Shouldn't Suffer in Silence  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Jakarta GlobeEighteen years ago, Mutia Wisnu's dermatologist told her she had psoriasis. Devastated by the diagnosis, she decided to get to know the disease better. ...

PsoriasisDX To Present Seminar On Groundbreaking Genetic Screening For ...  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Earthtimes (press release)Active in clinical research, he is co-editor of Psoriasis Forum and an advisory board member of the Inflammatory Disease Institute, and serves on the ...

Stelara is Expected to Substantially Alter Patient Flow to TNF-Alpha ...  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)The new Treatment Algorithms in Psoriasis report also finds that 5.8 percent of newly diagnosed psoriasis patients receive systemic drugs as second-line ...

Adherence, the Fourth Dimension in the Geometry of Dermatological Treatment  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Archives of Dermatology4 Suboptimal adherence to treatment is ubiquitous in dermatology and has been linked to poor outcomes in diseases such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, ...

Scientists Look to Incorporate Curry Ingredient into Fighting Diseases  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
BETTER Health Research...made with curcumin, an ingredient that makes curry yellow, that could potentially help in fighting colon cancer, psoriasis and Alzheimer's disease. ...

Attracting flu virus with onion won't work  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Jackson Clarion LedgerQ: My doctor prescribed Soriatane for my psoriasis, but I had to quit taking it. I developed every side effect that was listed: hair loss, blisters and ...

avVaa World Health Care Products Inc. Announces Launch of Third Media Test  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Reuters...avVaa World Health Care Products launched their third test of the Neuroskin Psoriasis Relief direct TV commercial this morning. The two minute infomercial ...

Lerner Medical Devices, Inc. Selects QuantumMethod as Agency of Record  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
SYS-CON Media (press release)Levia® enables their patients to target their small area and scalp psoriasis with therapeutic ultraviolet light via proprietary delivery systems designed ...

Johnson & Johnson to axe 8190 global jobs  -  ‎Nov 3, 2009‎
Times OnlineNew J&J drugs have received Food and Drug Administration approval this year include Simponi, for treating rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, Stelara, ...

Makers of Tysabri, Raptiva Join Forces to Research Rare Brain Infections  -  ‎Nov 11, 2009‎
Attorney at LawBy lowering the body's immune system to treat multiple sclerosis and prevent flare ups of arthritis and psoriasis, Tysabri, Raptiva and Rituxan leave ...

DARA Set to Sky Rocket by Thursday  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Motley FoolKRN5500 for Chronic neuropathic pain, DARA also has a therapy portfolio for type 2 diabetes which includes DB959, DB160 &DB900, and DB200 for psoriasis. ...

Acitretin-associated erectile dysfunction: a case report  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)...man referred his incapacity to reach and maintain a penile erection during a course of acitretin for the treatment of a severe form of psoriasis. ...

Study shows major burden of psoriasis  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
Irish HealthNew research shows that psoriasis has a dramatic and lasting impact on people's lives, potentially affecting their ability to pursue careers, ...

Psoriatic arthritis common in people with psoriasis  -  ‎Nov 5, 2009‎
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As many as 14 percent of people with psoriasis may also have psoriatic arthritis, research shows. ...

Nurse and PI find way to help suffers of dry, cracked heels and make feet soft ...  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Among the many conditions we see daily I've realized patients with life long diseases such as eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis suffer continuously. ...

Baghdad duty was derm's 'most rewarding' experience  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
ModernMedicine..."If they had horrendous psoriasis, eczema or acne, I was able to treat the vast majority of those patients without having to send them home. ...

Dr James Le Fanu: benefits of a relaxing holiday  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Telegraph.co.ukThe possibility that there might be an infective element to his psoriasis set him alternating his standard shampoo Alphosyl with Cleal, which has antiseptic ...

Interim Phase 2 Survival Data for PV-10 Will Be Presented by Professor John F ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)Its lead dermatological drug, PH-10, also targets abnormal or diseased cells, with the current focus on psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. ...

Biocon hums with plans, pitches for global top 3 slot  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
RediffShe said Biocon was also planning to outlicense its oral insulin and a psoriasis drug under development once its safety and efficacy was established after ...

Eli Lilly and Company Opens Eco-Friendly Biotechnology Center on the West ...  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
ReutersAutoimmune diseases are diseases in which the immune system attacks the body's own tissues; examples include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and multiple ...



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