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There are many forms of psoriasis and many new treatments. Learn about symptoms, treatments, and coping strategies to manage your condition and thrive on a daily basis.
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.
Columbia researchers capture new detailed images of a temperature-sensing molecule

Columbia researchers capture new detailed images of a temperature-sensing molecule

Keto diet may cause skin problems

Keto diet may cause skin problems

Study underlines the importance of composition of fatty acids in diet

Study underlines the importance of composition of fatty acids in diet

Acne may be a natural, transient inflammatory state when facial skin is exposed to microbes

Acne may be a natural, transient inflammatory state when facial skin is exposed to microbes

Psoriasis drug could be repurposed to treat osteosarcoma

Psoriasis drug could be repurposed to treat osteosarcoma

FAU physician secures ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euros for cutting-edge research

FAU physician secures ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euros for cutting-edge research

Long-term antibiotic use in preemies promotes drug-resistant gut bacteria

Long-term antibiotic use in preemies promotes drug-resistant gut bacteria

Danish-American researchers find new way to treat chronic inflammation

Danish-American researchers find new way to treat chronic inflammation

Johns Hopkins researchers estimate real-world prevalence of prurigo nodularis

Johns Hopkins researchers estimate real-world prevalence of prurigo nodularis

Unraveling the secret itch pathway

Unraveling the secret itch pathway

Researchers analyze precise mechanism of binding reaction in PUVA therapy

Researchers analyze precise mechanism of binding reaction in PUVA therapy

New study evaluates effectiveness of blue light to reduce symptoms of psoriasis

New study evaluates effectiveness of blue light to reduce symptoms of psoriasis

New leukemia treatment developed from common wild flower

New leukemia treatment developed from common wild flower

Psoriasis patients frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms

Psoriasis patients frequently use complementary or alternative therapies to treat their symptoms

New study helps develop treatments targeting inflammation without affecting gut function

New study helps develop treatments targeting inflammation without affecting gut function

Study reports significant link between exposure to inorganic dust and gout in women

Study reports significant link between exposure to inorganic dust and gout in women

FDA authorizes marketing of first medical device for pain relief in adolescents with IBS

FDA authorizes marketing of first medical device for pain relief in adolescents with IBS

Newly discovered bacteria-killing protein on the epidermis requires vitamin A to work

Newly discovered bacteria-killing protein on the epidermis requires vitamin A to work

Drug industry patents go under Senate Judiciary Committee’s microscope

Drug industry patents go under Senate Judiciary Committee’s microscope

The endocannabinoid system and skin conditions

The endocannabinoid system and skin conditions