Study shows link between psoriasis severity and greater risk of type 2 diabetes
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  December 18, 2017  
  Psoriasis  
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 Study shows link between psoriasis severity and greater risk of type 2 diabetesStudy shows link between psoriasis severity and greater risk of type 2 diabetes
 
People with psoriasis are at a higher risk to develop type 2 diabetes than those without psoriasis, and the risk increases dramatically based on the severity of the disease.
 
 
 Minority people less likely to see dermatologist for psoriasis treatmentMinority people less likely to see dermatologist for psoriasis treatment
 
Despite the fact that their disease may be more severe, a new study shows minorities are less likely than white Americans to see a doctor for psoriasis treatment.
 
   Vanillin could prevent or reduce psoriatic skin inflammationVanillin could prevent or reduce psoriatic skin inflammation
 
Small amounts of artificial vanilla extract, also known as vanillin, are in a wide range of products, from baked goods to perfumes.
 
   Inflammatory Linear Verrucous Epidermal Nevus (ILVEN)Inflammatory Linear Verrucous Epidermal Nevus (ILVEN)
 
Inflammatory Linear Verrucous Epidermal Nevus (ILVEN) is a rare skin disease that appears as a kind of overgrowth on the skin. ILVEN is named by the color of the affected skin, as reddish or brown, and by the papules (nevi).
 
   Extramammary Paget’s Disease (EMPD) OverviewExtramammary Paget’s Disease (EMPD) Overview
 
Extramammary Paget disease or EPMD is a rare disease characterized by the appearance of a chronic skin rash, resembling eczema, in the genital areas.
 
 Researchers discover mechanism behind skin inflammation in eczema
 
Researchers discover mechanism behind skin inflammation in eczemaPublishing online this week in Cell Host & Microbe, researchers at Johns Hopkins report the discovery of a key underlying immune mechanism that explains why to how our skin becomes inflamed from conditions such as atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema. Toxin-producing bacteria on the surface of our skin induces a protein that causes our own cells to react and cause inflammation.
 
 
 FDA permits marketing of first electric stimulation device to reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms
 
FDA permits marketing of first electric stimulation device to reduce opioid withdrawal symptomsToday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted a new indication to an electric stimulation device for use in helping to reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal.