inflammatory skin disorders

Novel immunomodulators expected to usher in new therapeutic eraA number of systemic and topical treatments for atopic dermatitis are being developed that feature novel mechanisms of action targeting the inflammatory axes involved in the disease.
Research advances yield new treatments for skin diseaseGenetic and pharmacogenomic breakthroughs have led to improved understanding of many diseases that affect the skin. How far we’ve come.
Neurotransmitters may fuel inflammatory flares in skin conditionsThe connection between emotional stress and skin disease is clear enough, an expert says, that it makes sense to recommend stress relief for patients who say their inflammatory skin disease flares under duress.
Obese children present with more inflammatory conditionsObese children experience more dermatological concerns that normal weight children, a fact that should motivate dermatologists to counsel pediatric patients and parents about the benefits of weight loss.
Psoriasis in patients with skin of colorPsoriasis in nonwhite patient populations is not well described, according to Andrew F. Alexis, M.D., M.P.H., director of the Skin of Color Center, at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, Mount Sinai Health System, New York.