Findings from a recent study suggest a possible association between vitamin D and disease severity among patients with psoriasis. For details from the study, including whether vitamin D supplementation is beneficial, read more.

FDA Alerts

FDA Alerts
Monday, February 8, 2016
A new prescription topical steroid has received FDA approval for the treatment of mild to moderate plaque psoriasis in patients 18 years of age or older. Betamethasone dipropionate (Sernivo) Spray, 0.05%, from Promius Pharma, LLC, US, a subsidiary of Dr. Reddy’s, will be available next quarter.
FDA Alerts
Saturday, January 16, 2016
The FDA recently approved secukinumab (Cosentyx) for 2 new indications for the treatment of adult patients with active ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and active psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

News

News
Friday, November 10, 2017
People with chronic inflammatory disorders like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis may have an increased risk of developing serious liver damage, a recent study suggests.
News
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
A recent study examined the impact of visceral fat on vascular inflammation in patients with psoriasis.
News
Monday, October 30, 2017
Members of the National Psoriasis Foundation’s medical board recently spoke with The Dermatologist to discuss the importance of the awareness day and its impact, as well as what patients and dermatologists can take away from the event. 
News
Friday, October 27, 2017
In an effort to increase awareness of psoriasis, The International Federation of Psoriasis Association has deemed October 29, 2017 to be World Psoriasis Day.

NPF Endorsed Articles

NPF Endorsed Articles
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Safe and effective long-term therapy is important when treating patients with psoriasis and maintaining remission of this condition.
NPF Endorsed Articles
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
This article provides several concrete suggestions to help clinicians and patients to enhance their emotional well-being and clinical outcomes.
NPF Endorsed Articles
Monday, December 15, 2014
Test Your Psoriasis Knowledge 1. A 66-year-old woman’s psoriasis suddenly worsened after she underwent a biopsy of a tumor in her breast.
NPF Endorsed Articles
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Thirteen early-career physicians receive National Psoriasis Foundation fellowships to study psoriasis.  

Research in Review

Research in Review
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
A 42-year-old woman with psoriasis presented for evaluation of a new-onset rash of 1 to 2 weeks’ duration on her trunk and extremities.
Research in Review
Monday, July 25, 2016
Getting patients to take medication as prescribed is essential to getting optimal clinical responses.
Research in Review
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Research shows that psoriasis is much more than a skin condition.