|Preventing psoriasis with vanillia extract|
Added: 29.11.2017 12:02 | 4 views | 0 comments
Small amounts of artificial vanilla extract, also known as vanillin, are in a wide range of products, from baked goods to perfumes. But vanillin's versatility doesn't stop there. In a recent mouse study researchers report that this compound could also prevent or reduce psoriatic skin inflammation.
|Psoriasis severity linked to increased risk of type 2 diabetes|
Added: 14.11.2017 12:33 | 3 views | 0 comments
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. Researchers found people with psoriasis that covers 10 percent of their body or more are 64 percent more likely to develop diabetes than those without psoriasis, independent of traditional risk factors such as body weight.
|How the skin becomes inflamed: Toxin-producing bacteria|
Added: 08.11.2017 12:42 | 20 views | 0 comments
Researchers 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.
|Inflammation trains the skin to heal faster|
Added: 18.10.2017 13:28 | 35 views | 0 comments
Stem cells in the skin remember an injury, helping them close recurring wounds faster, researchers have found. The discovery could advance research and treatment of psoriasis and other inflammatory diseases.
|Uncovering why psoriasis recurs|
Added: 28.09.2017 12:17 | 41 views | 0 comments
New research helps address a longstanding question about the inflammatory skin condition psoriasis: Why do skin lesions that have resolved with therapy recur in the same locations after a patient stops using topical steroids?
|Fire ant venom compounds may lead to skin treatments|
Added: 13.09.2017 3:00 | 45 views | 0 comments
Compounds derived from fire ant venom can reduce skin thickening and inflammation in a mouse model of psoriasis, Emory and Case Western scientists have shown.
|Fire ant venom compounds may lead to skin treatments|
Added: 11.09.2017 9:59 | 43 views | 0 comments
Solenopsins, the main toxic components of fire ant venom, chemically resemble ceramides, which are lipid-like molecules essential for maintaining for the barrier function of the skin. Solenopsin analogs can reduce skin thickening and inflammation in a mouse model of psoriasis, scientists have shown.
|Nail pitting: Signs, causes, and treatment|
Added: 08.09.2017 9:00 | 42 views | 0 comments
Nail pitting is characterized by small indents or depressions on the nail surface. Learn about the causes, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.
|Death risk almost doubles with severe psoriasis, study suggests|
Added: 31.08.2017 3:00 | 15 views | 0 comments
Researchers have found that patients with psoriasis that affects more than 10 percent of their body surface area may have an increased risk of death.
|Severity of psoriasis linked to increased risk of early death|
Added: 29.08.2017 11:38 | 11 views | 0 comments
The more the surface area of the body is covered by psoriasis, the greater the risk of death for the patient suffering from the condition, according to a new analysis. Patients with psoriasis on 10 percent or more of their body are at almost double the risk of death.
|Spondyloarthritis: Symptoms, treatments, and causes|
Added: 25.08.2017 6:00 | 44 views | 0 comments
Spondyloarthritis is a term used to describe inflammatory diseases that cause arthritis. Learn about the types, causes, symptoms, and outlook.
|Cutaneous horn: Pictures, causes, and treatment|
Added: 15.08.2017 12:00 | 51 views | 0 comments
A cutaneous horn is a type of growth that appears on the skin. It may be a sign of a more serious condition. Learn how to recognize this skin growth.
|Do probiotics for eczema work?|
Added: 15.08.2017 6:00 | 43 views | 0 comments
Eczema is one of the most common skin conditions in the United States, and research into treatment is ongoing. Learn about using probiotics to treat eczema
|Scientists unearth cell 'checkpoint' that stops allergic diseases|
Added: 14.08.2017 3:00 | 11 views | 0 comments
The discovery has implications for the treatment of asthma, eczema and other diseases.
|Pityriasis rosea: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment|
Added: 09.07.2017 3:00 | 45 views | 0 comments
Learn all about pityriasis rosea, a skin rash that is largely benign. We take a look at its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options.
|Study finds long-term sustained effect of biological psoriasis treatment|
Added: 03.07.2017 3:00 | 13 views | 0 comments
Biological treatment of psoriasis shows a good efficacy in clinical trials. Since most analyses have focused on short-term outcomes of single biological agents, little has been known about long-term...
|Long-term sustained effect of biological psoriasis treatment|
Added: 28.06.2017 9:58 | 11 views | 0 comments
Biological treatment of psoriasis shows a good efficacy in clinical trials. Since most analyses have focused on short-term outcomes of single biological agents, little has been known about long-term outcomes in clinical practice, where switching between biological agents is common. A study that followed 583 individuals for up to 10 years shows a satisfactory long-term effectiveness of biologic treatments.
|Scientists find genetic underpinnings for eczema|
Added: 21.06.2017 3:00 | 46 views | 0 comments
A new study examines people with severe eczema and finds that a genetic mutation may cause the condition. The study also paves the way for a new treatment.
|Study casts doubt about link between eczema, cardiovascular disease|
Added: 20.06.2017 9:00 | 17 views | 0 comments
For the roughly 7 percent of adults who live with atopic dermatitis, a common form of eczema, a new study reports a little good news: Despite recent findings to the contrary, the skin condition is...
|Erysipelas: Causes, symptoms, and treatment|
Added: 18.06.2017 3:00 | 45 views | 0 comments
Erysipelas is a form of cellulitis that affects only the top layers of the skin. In this article, learn about its causes and how to prevent outbreaks.