psoriasis


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a chronic skin disease characterized by dry red patches covered with scales

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"People feel itchy especially when psoriasis affects their scalp, palms of the hands or soles of their feet," he added.
Market Research Future (MRFR) proclaims that the psoriasis treatment market is estimated to garner USD 10.68 billion, grabbing a CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period (2016-2022).
Imaging has revealed significantly more vascular inflammation in patients with severe psoriasis (n=4; body surface area >10%) compared with age- and sex-matched controls (n=4).
In fact, psoriasis patients' skin changes in three days, while people who don't have this, change skin in 30 days.
"SKYRIZI has the potential to help psoriasis patients achieve high rates of skin clearance bringing them closer to reaching long-term treatment goals with every 12-week dosing."
This approval marks the first country approval in the world for SKYRIZI (risankizumab), an interleukin-23 (IL-23) inhibitor, for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris, psoriatic arthritis, generalised pustular psoriasis, or erythrodermic psoriasis in adult patients who responded inadequately to conventional therapies..
This disease is typically inherited and such is the case for Kardashian-West, as her mother Kris Jenner also has it. Other Hollywood celebrities who also (https://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20764898,00.html?slide=114810#114810) live with psoriasis include Cara Delevingne, Cyndi Lauper, LeeAn Rimes, Eli Roth and Jon Lovitz. 
According to various researches, psoriasis is said to be a Th1-dominant disease caused because of increased cytokines of the Th1 pathway, interferon gamma (IFN) and interleukin (IL-2) found in psoriatic plaques.4
According to the International Federation of Psoriasis Association (IFPA), which sponsors the events, psoriasis affects more than 125 million people around the world.
International Psoriasis Day is observed globally on October 29 (today) to raise awareness on one of the most important skin problems.
ISLAMABAD -- Women have greater difficulty dealing with the psychological and social issues brought on by psoriasis, with almost 60pc saying that psoriasis interferes with their ability to enjoy life, as compared to 52pc of men, dermatologists said in a statement released in connection with International Psoriasis Day on Sunday.
LAHORE -- Psoriasis has affected lives of more than 125 million people worldwide, said leading dermatologists.
KARACHI -- Psoriasis drastically affects everyday life of patients as it victimizes more than 125 million people worldwide.
Summary: DHA is using the latest medication in its treatment of psoriasis