Latest Clinical Practice Guidelines for Psoriasis Phototherapy Treatment 

Out of the estimated 125 million individuals suffering from psoriasis worldwide, many may be capable of sufficiently managing the condition with the use of topical prescriptions alone. However, in the case of nearly 25% of patients these methods do not suffice – often, disease severity necessitates alternative options, including systemic and biologic treatments. These interventions are …

Psoriasis Awareness Month: Advancements in Psoriasis Care

August marks the beginning of Psoriasis Awareness Month during which healthcare organizations, such as the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), raise awareness for the 8 million Americans affected by the disease. Often regarded as a simple skin condition, psoriasis has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and other detrimental comorbidities in nearly a third of patients and …

Can Diet Help in Psoriasis?

The Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation has recently published a systematic literature review in JAMA Dermatology, with findings that indicate the efficacy and benefits of dietary weight loss—coupled with a hypocaloric diet—for overweight and obese patients with psoriasis. The recommendations further suggest that overweight or obese patients with psoriatic arthritis may benefit from …