Diet and lifestyle factors may trigger psoriasisEnvironmental and lifestyle factors, such as certain foods and infections, may trigger onset of psoriasis and account for approximately 30% of the risk of the condition in people with a genetic preposition, research presented in London shows.
Restarting TNFi treatment after a break proves beneficial in psoriasisSwitching from adalimumab to etanercept or vice versa after interruption can improve treatment response, data presented in London suggests.
Hard-to-treat psoriasis cases respond to secukinumabSecukinumab has been shown to be effective for the treatment of moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in hard-to-treat patients who failed anti-TNFa treatment, researchers report in London.
Promising results for risankizumab continue in phase 3 trialsPhase three trials of the selective IL-23 blocker risankizumab are replicating the promising results achieved by phase two trials for psoriasis, researchers report in London.
Psoriasis patients have a heightened risk of malignant lymphomaPatients with psoriasis are more likely than the general population to receive a diagnosis of malignant lymphoma. Why? Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma is misdiagnosed as psoriasis and can also be mistaken for atopic dermatitis due to similarities in the skin manifestation.
Caffeine can reduce inflammation in patients with eczema and psoriasisAdding caffeine to topical skin treatments would be a simple way to reduce inflammation in patients with atopic dermatitis and psoriasis, suggests a review presented at the Psoriasis: From Gene to Clinic International Congress, which took place in London this week.
Psoriasis Gene to Clinic Congress HighlightsExperts from around the world will gather in London at the Psoriasis from Gene to Clinic Congress to present and discuss the most current developments in the understanding of psoriasis and the evidence that will steer future clinical decision making. Watch here for highlights.
Latest in dermatology productsThe latest roundup of new dermatology products includes safe ultrasound treatment in the home, skincare for aging skin, and topical pain relief.
Promising new treatments for plaque psoriasisThe American College of Rheumatology annual meeting wrapped this month in San Diego. Results from long-awaited safety trials show promising new treatments.
Does pediatric psoriasis increase cancer risk? (VIDEO)For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a large retrospective cohort study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology that examined whether children with pediatric psoriasis are at increased risk of cancer and discusses 2 caveats to the findings.