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This Life-Threatening Type of Psoriasis Causes Pus-Filled Bumps

Typically, psoriasis—a chronic, inflammatory skin condition—shows up as red patches that have a silver, scaly appearance. Pustular psoriasis is a little different, and can actually be quite serious.  Pustular psoriasis is characterized by white pustules (or blisters of pus) surrounded by red skin, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF). But—and this is important—pustular psoriasis is […]

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The Most Severe Type Of Psoriasis Can Actually Be Deadly

Psoriasis is a skin disease hallmarked by red, scaly skin that can be painful or hot to the touch, according to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS); and while it's definitely not a fun thing to suffer through, it's relatively common (about eight million Americans have it, per the National […]

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Six psoriasis patients make recovery after starting homeopathy

Remarkable transformation of six psoriasis patients who doctors say have been treated with homeopathy – including one who took a remedy derived from the discharge of a man with gonorrhoea The patients took potions that included snake venom and decomposed beef Doctors in India claimed the patients saw results in as few as three months […]

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People with benign skin condition willing to trade time, money to cure disorder: New study highlights the substantial effect that condition has on quality of life

People with benign hyperpigmentation (the darkening or increase in the natural color of the skin), are willing to pay (WTP) nearly 14 percent of their monthly income and approximately 90 minutes a day to cure their condition. The study involved 85 adults with skin hyperpigmentation who were surveyed on the number of hours per day […]

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Psoriasis: biologics protect against cardiovascular disease

Researchers have discovered how immune therapies used in inflammatory diseases, the risk for cardiovascular reduce disease: biologics against psoriasis, which act on the immune system, inhibit also the formation of Plaque in the arteries. For the first time, researchers showed the people that the treatment of an inflammatory disease with biological drugs, which inhibit the […]

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Psoriasis linked with need for cardiovascular interventions in patients with hypertension

Psoriasis is linked with increased risks of hypertension and cardiovascular disease, but its effect on the course of cardiovascular disease remains unknown. In a new Journal of Dermatology study, patients with hypertension and psoriasis more often required cardiovascular procedures and surgeries than hypertensive patients without psoriasis. The results suggest that hypertensive patients with concurrent psoriasis […]

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Psoriasis and breastfeeding: Management and relief

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommend exclusively breastfeeding infants for the first 6 months of life. They then suggest gradually introducing foods while continuing to breastfeed, until the baby is 2 years or older. In this article, learn about the connection between psoriasis and breastfeeding, as well as which treatments are safe for the woman […]