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Psoriasis Foundation to Help Patients Judge a Therapy’s Benefit

A consortium led by the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) Medical Board has established treatment goals for patients with psoriasis, including detailed information on how long it should take for patients to achieve each goal. Based on the new treatment targets, patients with psoriasis can now work with their clinicians to establish a treatment plan with a distinct set of measurable goals. The paper outlining
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10 Psoriasis Teatments at Home

Home Treatment of Symptoms of Psoriasis As many are now aware, psoriasis is a recurring autoimmune disorder characterized by red, flaky patches on the skin. Even though it affects your skin, psoriasis actually begins deep inside, in your immune system. It comes from your T cells, a type of white blood cell. T cells are designed to protect the body from infection and disease.
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Immune ‘workaround’ Might Explain Heart Disease in some People with Psoriasis.

A Case Western Reserve University noted that two new studies describe how the inflammatory response to psoriasis can alter levels of several immune system molecules, ultimately increasing a person’s risk of thrombosis, which can include fatal blood clots.  Psoriasis is well-known for causing too many skin cells on elbows, knees, and across the body, but people living with psoriasis may also be at an
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