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Combination therapy seems best for relief of psoriasis

Combination therapy seems best for relief of psoriasis. Learn about which therapies work in the best combinations for your psoriasis patients.

Treatments for Plaque Psoriasis

Researchers isolate psoriasis triggering proteins
Researchers isolate psoriasis triggering proteinsCan targeting differentially regulated proteins reverse or prevent disease?
Final trial phase begins for drug’s plaque-psoriasis indication
Final trial phase begins for drug’s plaque-psoriasis indicationA phase 3 clinical program is under way to further evaluate the efficacy and safety of Cimzia (certolizumab pegol, UCB) in adult patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis.
FDA approves secukinumab for adults with psoriasis
FDA approves secukinumab for adults with psoriasisThe FDA announced Wednesday, January 21, that it approved secukinumab (Cosentyx, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation) as a treatment for adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
Important gaps in dermatology research
Important gaps in dermatology researchKevin D. Cooper, M.D., professor and chair of dermatology at Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, and Steven R. Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., professor of dermatology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, N.C., weigh in on important gaps in dermatology research today.
Closing gaps in psoriasis researchA report published in January 2014 identified several gaps in psoriasis research and recommended research targets to address these gaps.
Compliance is shockingly understudied
Compliance is shockingly understudiedGetting patients to use their prescriptions is another story-one that's shockingly understudied in dermatology. Just what works to improve medication adherence has stumped researchers outside dermatology. Several studies are cited.
Short-term systemic steroids for psoriasis efficacious despite ‘dogma’
Short-term systemic steroids for psoriasis efficacious despite ‘dogma’Data from a recently published study reveal systemic steroids are often the choice of therapy for clinicians based in the US who treat psoriasis, yet this practice is not endorsed in clinical practice guidelines.
Treatment options for psoriasis expanding
Treatment options for psoriasis expandingKey trends among topical treatments for psoriasis include the potential reformulation of systemic therapies into topical form, the search for steroid alternatives and the optimization of vehicles, an expert says.
Psoriasis from the patient's perspective
Psoriasis from the patient's perspectiveA patient with psoriasis asks dermatologists to put themselves in their patients' shoes and look at the condition from that perspective.
Psoriasis stress response in vitro
Psoriasis stress response in vitroRichard D. Granstein, M.D., chairman of dermatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, has conducted research on how the nervous system and, perhaps, stress can make psoriasis worse or control the phenotypic expression of psoriasis.