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

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The priorities encompass a range of issues, including how the disease begins, the genetics of psoriasis, optimal treatment use, and psoriasis in children.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Plaque Psoriasis (Psoriasis Vulgaris).
In the 7,374 matched pairs of women aged 35 or younger, the psoriasis patients had a 22% lower likelihood of pregnancy and a 39% lower likelihood of having a live birth, compared with those without psoriasis.
Patients with severe psoriasis should receive comprehensive health assessments to try to reduce their risk of death, suggested Ms.
A comparison will be made against a placebo cream (cream without the active agent ATL1101), and also against some reference cream products that are currently marketed as prescription medications for the treatment of psoriasis.
But it also gives her a chance to educate people about psoriasis when they comment on her skin.
In severe cases, both psoriasis and lupus can cause joint inflammation that results in arthritic damage.
Chao said Enbrel is probably already being used off-label to treat psoriasis.
Through this congressional briefing and other skin of color efforts, we hope to shine a light on underserved populations in the psoriasis community," said Randy Beranek, president and CEO of the National Psoriasis Foundation.
In National Psoriasis Week, the Psoriasis Association calls for patients to be in control of their condition, with Helen McAteer concluding that "patients should not be afraid to ask their doctor for PASI and DLQI assessments, to start a conversation about the impact of the condition and to ensure they are receiving the best possible care and most appropriate treatment for their psoriasis.
The researchers instructed 22 patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis to inject themselves with interleukin-4 three times a day for 6 weeks.
The company will develop a systemic Micellar Paclitaxel treatment for severe psoriasis in-house.
The dose-response relationship between smoking and psoriasis severity was stronger for women than for men, and was also stronger for psoriasis with pustular lesions, compared with mainly flexural and ordinary plaque disease.
Psoriasis causes scaling and other skin eruptions on the body.
com/research/6bc89f/global_psoriasis) has announced the addition of the "Global Psoriasis Epidemiology and Patient Flow Analysis - 2012" report to their offering.