Latest News - Psoriasis

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Two New Psoriasis Guidelines Address Comorbidities, Biologic Treatment

The American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation have released two new guidelines outlining best practices for treating psoriasis with a focus on comorbidities and biologic tr…

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Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Biologics May Reduce Plaque Buildup in Psoriasis Patients’ Arteries

Treating psoriasis with biologic drugs can reduce the early plaque buildup that clogs arteries, restricts blood flow, and leads to heart attacks and stroke, according to a study funded by the National…

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Friday, February 01, 2019

Menlo Therapeutics to Present Late-Breaking Oral Presentation at AAD Annual Meeting

Menlo Therapeutics Inc., a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of serlopitant for the treatment of pruritus, has had its abstract accepted for oral presentation at the Late…

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Encore Dermatology Shares Positive Pivotal Study Results for Impoyz for the Treatment of Plaque Psoriasis

Impoyz Cream (clobetasol propionate) Cream, 0.025% demonstrated efficacy early with 14.2 percent of Impoyz patients achieving treatment success at day 8 versus 1.6 percent in the vehicle group, accord…

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Monday, January 28, 2019

New Data Show Cosentyx Improves Quality of Life in Patients Being Treated for Psoriasis

Novartis shared results from a pooled analysis of four Phase 3 clinical trials demonstrating patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) treated with Cosentyx (secukinumab) 300mg reported …

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Alan Menter, MD Receives Outstanding Researcher and Educator in Psoriatic Disease Award from ODAC, JDD

Alan Menter, MD, has been awarded the Outstanding Researcher and Educator in Psoriatic Disease Award by the ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetics & Surgical Conference, in partnership with the Journal…

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Thursday, January 03, 2019

Bristol-Myers Squibb to Acquire Celgene

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company will acquire Celgene Corp. in a cash and stock transaction with an equity value of approximately $74 billion. The combined company with complementary areas of focus, will …

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Dermatologists Need More Info About Cannabinoids

Dermatologists are interested in learning more about cannabinoids and recommending them to patients, according to a new survey in Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. However, many are concerned a…

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Tuesday, December 04, 2018

New PsA Guidelines from National Psoriasis and Rheumatology Orgs Recommend Treat-to-Target Approach

Newly released psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) treatment guidelines from the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) are calling for a treat-to-target approac…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Study: Lipid that Aids Normal Skin Turnover May Help Psoriasis

A lipid that helps keep skin cell turnover on track may help restore healthy turnover in psoriasis, investigators say. Topical application of the lipid phosphatidylglycerol, or PG, on a mouse model of…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Encore Dermatology Announces Phase 2 Safety Data for Impoyz

A Phase 2, open-label study published in SKIN The Journal of Cutaneous Medicine, found that subjects treated with Impoyz (clobetasol propionate) Cream, 0.025% showed significantly lower mean post-trea…

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Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Ortho Dermatologics Gears Up to Launch Bryhali Lotion for Plaque Psoriasis

Ortho Dermatologics expects to start distribution of Bryhali (halobetsasol propionate) Lotion, 0.01%, to U.S. wholesale pharmaceutical distributors later this month. The company received final appr…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

IBD Linked to Psoriasis in Large Meta-Analysis

A new meta-analysis comprising more than 7 million people suggests it may be time to add inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to the list of comorbidities associated with psoriasis. The findi…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Ilumya Now Available for Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

Ilumya™ (tildrakizumab-asmn) 100mg/mL from Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is now available in the United States. Ilumya is an injectable interleukin-23 (IL-23) inhibitor approved by the FDA …

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Amgevita, Amgen's Biosimilar Adalimumab, Launches in Europe

Amgen's Amgevita, a biosimilar to adalimumab, has launched in markets across Europe. Amgevita is the first adalimumab biosimilar to be approved by the European Commission …

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