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Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated disease that results from the overproduction of skin cells, resulting in their accumulation on the surface of the skin, which causes red, scaly plaques that may itch and bleed. It is estimated that approximately 7.5 million Americans and nearly 3 percent of the world's population are living with psoriasis and nearly one-quarter of those people have cases that are considered moderate to severe.
Study: Protein known to play key role in psoriasis can be blocked without posing risk to patients

Study: Protein known to play key role in psoriasis can be blocked without posing risk to patients

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

PCORI Board awards $8.6 million for new study on psoriasis treatment

PCORI Board awards $8.6 million for new study on psoriasis treatment

Almirall introduces open innovation platform for establishment of collaborations in dermatological research

Almirall introduces open innovation platform for establishment of collaborations in dermatological research

Component of fire ant venom shows promise as a psoriasis treatment

Component of fire ant venom shows promise as a psoriasis treatment

Compounds derived from fire ant venom could lead to new anti-psoriasis therapy

Compounds derived from fire ant venom could lead to new anti-psoriasis therapy

Study links psoriasis severity to increased risk of death

Study links psoriasis severity to increased risk of death

New review examines link between psoriasis and psychiatric illnesses

New review examines link between psoriasis and psychiatric illnesses

Sheffield scientists discover that simple arthritis drug could help treat blood cancer sufferers

Sheffield scientists discover that simple arthritis drug could help treat blood cancer sufferers

Scientists reveal new method to reprogram specific T cells

Scientists reveal new method to reprogram specific T cells

Dealing with nail fungus: Board-certified dermatologist can evaluate, recommend treatment

Dealing with nail fungus: Board-certified dermatologist can evaluate, recommend treatment

Researchers provide evidence supporting need for gender-specific anti-inflammatory drugs

Researchers provide evidence supporting need for gender-specific anti-inflammatory drugs

Existing drugs could offer new way to treat severe inflammatory skin conditions

Existing drugs could offer new way to treat severe inflammatory skin conditions

AMSBIO introduce range of cancer exosome samples

AMSBIO introduce range of cancer exosome samples

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Bacterial cell factories produce enzymes that can be used as active ingredients in drugs

Bacterial cell factories produce enzymes that can be used as active ingredients in drugs

Cancer treatment may be effective therapy for psoriasis

Cancer treatment may be effective therapy for psoriasis

New handheld tissue scanner allows looking under the skin of psoriasis patients

New handheld tissue scanner allows looking under the skin of psoriasis patients

New study identifies 16 additional genetic markers linked to psoriasis

New study identifies 16 additional genetic markers linked to psoriasis

Melanoma could affect anyone regardless of skin color

Melanoma could affect anyone regardless of skin color