Psoriasis

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.
What is Psoriasis?

Psoriasis represents a chronic inflammatory skin condition with a complex pathophysiology and significant genetic background.

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New clinical trial to test possible therapeutics for COVID-19 in hospitalized patients

An Introduction to the Benefits of the Skin Trust Club

An Introduction to the Benefits of the Skin Trust Club

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Study discovers harmful inflammatory protein in patients with symptomatic tuberculosis

Imbalance in gut microbiota could play a key role in progression of inflammatory skin disorder

Imbalance in gut microbiota could play a key role in progression of inflammatory skin disorder

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Patient support program for painful conditions may also help avoid use of risky opioids

Celastrol shows potential anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity

Celastrol shows potential anti-SARS-CoV-2 activity

Researchers discover molecule that provides dual protection against vascular inflammation

Researchers discover molecule that provides dual protection against vascular inflammation

Research team identifies new factor in the development of psoriasis

Research team identifies new factor in the development of psoriasis

Self-assembling nanofibers can help limit damage caused by inflammatory diseases

Self-assembling nanofibers can help limit damage caused by inflammatory diseases

Full assembly of human chromosome 8 reveals novel genes, disease risks

Full assembly of human chromosome 8 reveals novel genes, disease risks

Acrylamide-based novel DHODH inhibitors as potential treatment for rheumatoid arthritis

Acrylamide-based novel DHODH inhibitors as potential treatment for rheumatoid arthritis

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Acrylamide-based DHODH inhibitors are potential agents for treating rheumatoid arthritis

Study explains the link between psoriasis treatment and cardiovascular diseases

Study explains the link between psoriasis treatment and cardiovascular diseases

New method could drive down the production cost of antibodies

New method could drive down the production cost of antibodies

Study: Early benefit assessment of new drugs within the framework of AM-NOG procedure

Study: Early benefit assessment of new drugs within the framework of AM-NOG procedure

New approach to cancer immunotherapy may prevent autoimmunity

New approach to cancer immunotherapy may prevent autoimmunity

Study proves that postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome may be an autoimmune disorder

Study proves that postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome may be an autoimmune disorder

NTU scientists design new compound that could help reduce overactive immune response

NTU scientists design new compound that could help reduce overactive immune response

New compound can reduce overactivation without impairing the body's immunity response

New compound can reduce overactivation without impairing the body's immunity response

Researchers identify new molecular mechanisms in chronic skin inflammation

Researchers identify new molecular mechanisms in chronic skin inflammation