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.

News

News
Thursday, September 7, 2017
A noninvasive test for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, may be useful for monitoring changes in hepatic fibrosis among patients with psoriasis who are receiving methotrexate therapy, researchers suggest.
News
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Recent research examined the risk of mortality in adult patients with psoriasis that covers at least 10% of their body surface area.
News
Friday, September 1, 2017
Recent research investigated the growing worry that drugs used to treat plaque psoriasis may also cause inflammatory bowel disease in patients.
News
Friday, August 11, 2017
The costliest patients with psoriasis have significantly higher prevalence of comorbidities, prescription fills, inpatient, and emergency utilization, but not biologic medication use or biologic costs, according to the results of a recent study.

Research in Review

Research in Review
Friday, December 18, 2015
A 5-year-old girl presented with a 3-week history of multiple discrete, pink, scaly plaques. The plaques were ovoid, ranged from 0.5 to 3 cm in diameter, and were slightly raised, blanchable, and pruritic.
Research in Review
Monday, June 15, 2015
Research in Review
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE, associate professor of dermatology and epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, is co-chair of the Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit (IAS). In this interview, Dr. Gelfand fills The Dermatologist readers in on the importance of the IAS meeting, psoriasis research and more.