Latest News - Psoriasis

Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Phase 3/4 Trials, PracticalDermatology.com

PsA Patients Failing Anti-TNF Drugs May Do Well on Taltz

New data show that Taltz (ixekizumab) improved the signs and symptoms of active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) in patients who had inadequate response to one or two TNF inhibitors or were intolerant o…

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017 | Phase 3/4 Trials, PracticalDermatology.com, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Tildrakizumab Performs Well in Two Phase 3 Psoriasis Studies

Two Phase 3 trials show that tildrakizumab is efficacious and well-tolerated in patients with moderate-to-severe chronic plaque psoriasis. Specifically more than 60 percent of all patients who rece…

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates

FDA Clears Clarify Medical Core Technology for At-home UVB Phototherapy

The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Clarify Medical Phototherapy System for marketing, and the new smart, at-home UVB phototherapy system will be available to patients with chronic ski…

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Tuesday, June 06, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Game Change: New Handheld Tissue Scanner Can See Below Surface of Skin in Psoriasis

A new handheld tissue scanner allows dermatologists to look below the surface of skin in psoriasis patients and can provide clinically relevant information, such as the structure of skin layers a…

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Sun Pharma Announces US FDA Filing Acceptance of Biologics License Application For Tildrakizumab

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the Biologics License Application (BLA) for Sun Pharma’s tildrakizumab, an investigational IL-23p19 inhibitor being evaluated for the tre…

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, 23andMe , Psoriasis

Largest Psoriasis Meta-Analysis to Date Yields New Genetic Clues

A new meta -analysis identifies 16 additional genetic markers that may help researchers get closer to understanding how -- and why -- psoriasis develops. University of Michigan researchers, wor…

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Psoriasis

Tweaking TWEAK May Cool Inflammation in Pso and AD

New research pinpoints a common driver of skin inflammation in both psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. The findings, published in the May 22, 2017 issue of Nature Communications, showed that TWE…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Valeant NJ

Valeant Dermatology Announces New Senior Leadership Team in Advance of SILIQ Launch

Valeant Dermatology announced a new senior leadership team, led by Bill Humphries, executive vice president and group chairman.  The team includes Michael McMyne, vice president of sales; Stac…

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Thursday, May 04, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Atopic Dermatitis , Eczema, Leo

LEO Pharma U.S. Welcomes Judit H. Nyirady as Vice President of Medical Strategy & Scientific Affairs

Judit H. Nyirady, MD, MBA, is the new Vice President of Medical Strategy & Scientific Affairs at LEO Pharma Inc. In this role, she will be responsible for the medical and scientific affairs str…

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Thursday, May 04, 2017 | Personnel/Company News, PracticalDermatology.com, Pfizer

Pfizer Announces U.S. FDA Filing Acceptance of Supplemental New Drug Application for XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) for the Treatment of Adult Patients with Active Psoriatic Arthritis

(via BusinessWire) Pfizer Inc. announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for XELJANZ® …

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Thursday, April 27, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com

ASA Honors Researchers At Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology

Richard Edelson, MD Chair and Professor, Department of Dermatology, Yale School of Medicine, took home the David Martin Carter Mentor Award from the American Skin Association at the Annual M…

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Friday, April 21, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, Valeant NJ

Valeant's Patient Access And Pricing Committee Announces Pricing For SILIQ as Lowest Priced Injectable Biologic For Psoriasis

Following the evaluation and approval of its Patient Access and Pricing Committee (PAPC), Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. has decided to list SILIQ (brodalumab) injection at $3,500 per mon…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications, Atopic Derm, Atopic Dermatitis , Eczema

Topical Cannabinoids May Soothe Itchy Skin

Cannabinoids contain anti-inflammatory properties that may make them useful in the treatment of a wide-range of skin diseases including  eczema, psoriasis, atopic and contact dermatitis, accordin…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 | FDA Approval/Clearance, PracticalDermatology.com, Product Launches and Updates, AbbVie

FDA Approves Addition of Moderate to Severe Fingernail Psoriasis Data to Humira Prescribing Information

The FDA approved the inclusion of moderate to severe fingernail psoriasis data in AbbVie's Humira (adalimumab) prescribing information for patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis…

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Friday, March 24, 2017 | PracticalDermatology.com, Research and Publications

Study: Severe Psoriasis More Common in Men

Severe psoriasis predominantly affects men, according to a new study in the American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. In the study of 5,438 Swedish psoriasis patients, women had significantly …

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