Skin Care

Pediatric Psoriasis Treatment Guidelines Unveiled

Pediatric Psoriasis Treatment Guidelines Unveiled

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) and the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) has released guidelines to help ensure that pediatric psoriasis patients receive the best possible treatment and care.

Written By Kevin Kerfoot / Reviewed By Ray Spotts

 

Research Suggests New Strategy To Target Skin Diseases Like Psoriasis

Research Suggests New Strategy To Target Skin Diseases Like Psoriasis

The study results, if proved effective in humans, may lead to development of new treatments for those with incurable skin conditions like psoriasis, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects more than seven million people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The condition manifests as patches of red skin with silvery scales typically found on the elbows, knees, scalp, lower back, face, palms, and soles of feet. Recent studies have shown that people with psoriasis are at an increased risk for other inflammatory diseases, such as arthritis, heart disease/hypertension, diabetes, Crohn's syndrome, lupus, irritable bowel syndrome, depression, and obesity.
Skin Disease Awareness In The News

Skin Disease Awareness In The News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends those who take part in this activity be screened for skin cancer at regular intervals. Carolyn J. Heckman, Ph.D., a researcher in the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey explored if indoor tanners are getting themselves checked and taking other preventative measures as well. The research was recently published in the online edition of JAMA Dermatology.
Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out

Back to the top