Scientists Engineer Cells to Treat Psoriasis in Mice

Scientists say they’ve engineered cells capable of automatically detecting and treating psoriasis flare-ups in lab mice — in an early step toward a “precision” therapy for the chronic skin disease. Experts said they were “excited” by the findings, reported Dec. 16 in the journal Science Translational Medicine. But they also cautioned that a lot of … Read More

Risk of cancer associated with psoriasis

Joel Gelfand Joel Gelfand, MD, MSCE, and colleagues conducted a population-based cohort study of patients aged 18 to 89 years in the United Kingdom with no medical history of HIV, cancer, organ transplants or hereditary disease, including albinism and xeroderms pigmentosum, prior to the beginning of the study. The data source was the Health Improvement … Read More

what about the side effects

Side effects of Psoriasis Treatments

Psoriasis Treatment May Trigger Significant Adverse Effects: A Dutch study in Clinical Kidney Journal suggests that a treatment for psoriasis and multiple sclerosis may induce a dangerous adverse effect, particularly in women. The finding is potentially important, because while treatment with fumaric acid esters (FAE) has been around for more than 40 years, it is … Read More

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