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Patients with psoriasis appear to have an increased risk of cancer incidence and cancer-related mortality, according to a study published in JAMA Dermatology.

For the study, Alex Trafford, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom, and colleagues searched through 6...

Combining vascular imaging data with information on cardiovascular risk factors may improve the accuracy of cardiovascular risk stratification in patients with psoriatic disease, according to a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.

For the study, Curtis Sobchak,...

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...

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...

Adherence to a Mediterranean diet, an eating plan filled with fruits and vegetables, legumes, cereals, bread, fish, fruit, nuts and extra-virgin olive oil, may be associated with the severity of psoriasis, according to a study published in Jama Dermatology.“The Mediterranean diet may slow...

Patients with cancer receiving programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1) inhibitors who develop lesions, eczema, psoriasis, or other forms of autoimmune diseases affecting the skin may experience these adverse reactions after treatment has concluded, according to study published in JAMA...

PHILADELPHIA -- May 18, 2018 -- Adalimumab (Humira) has no effect on aortic inflammation, unlike other antibodies that target different aspects of the immune system, according to a study published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging.

In the study, patients with...

By Michael Bassett

SAN DIEGO -- February 22, 2018 -- The use of brodalumab to treat patients with psoriasis reduces anxiety and depression associated with the condition, according to a study presented here at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).

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PHILADELPHIA -- November 14, 2017 -- People with psoriasis have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those without psoriasis, and the risk increases dramatically based on the severity of the disease, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology...

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