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Higher body mass index (BMI) leads to an increased risk of psoriasis, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine. “Higher BMI may contribute to increased inflammation of the skin, which can exacerbate psoriasis, but it could also be that psoriasis leads to a person being less physically...
Biologic therapy in patients with severe psoriasis was associated with a reduction of non-calcified coronary plaque and improvement in plaque morphology, compared with patients with severe psoriasis not treated with biologic therapy, according to a study published in Cardiovascular Research....
Patients with hypertension and psoriasis more often required cardiovascular procedures and surgeries than patients with hypertension without psoriasis, according to a study published in the Journal of Dermatology. The results suggest that patients with hypertension with concurrent psoriasis...

Conference Reports

By Marielle Fares, PharmD

Washington, DC -- March 8, 2019 -- In patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis, risankizumab shows superior efficacy to ustekinumab after 52 weeks of treatment, according to an integrated analysis of the phase 3 UltlMMa-1 and UltlMMa-2 trials presented here at...

By Marielle Fares, PharmD

Washington, DC -- March 8, 2019 -- Certolizumab offers a durable long-term response to plaque psoriasis over 96 weeks, according to an open-label extension of the phase 3 CIMPASI-1 and CIMPASI-2 trials presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American...

By Marielle Fares, PharmD

Washington, DC -- March 8, 2019 -- Bimekizumab, a selective and potent inhibitor of interleukin (IL)-17A and IL-17F, shows rapid, effective, and safe results with long-term, subcutaneous dosing every 4 weeks, according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual...

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