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Psoriasis Medicine May Lower Heart Disease Risk

In people with psoriasis — a chronic skin condition — biologics may help prevent heart disease, according to an observational study.

By Diane Domina

7 Tips for Managing Weight Gain With Psoriatic Arthritis

Managing weight gain is especially challenging when living with psoriatic arthritis. Here are seven practical tips, including recognizing triggers, trying low-impact exercises, and getting support.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

Treat-to-Target for Psoriatic Arthritis?

The treat-to-target strategy has been used widely for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Now it’s being considered for psoriatic arthritis, as well. Learn more.

By Casey Nilsson

Avoid These Beauty Products With Psoriasis

Skin care and beauty products can potentially aggravate your psoriasis. Check the labels for these common ingredients so you can avoid them.

By Sabrina Skiles

9 Questions You Must Ask When Considering Psoriasis Treatment Options

There are many factors to take into consideration before deciding on a psoriasis treatment, including your lifestyle and insurance coverage.

By Alisha Bridges

Nail Psoriasis: How to Prevent a Flare-Up

Nail psoriasis may not be preventable, but these tips for proper nail care can help you have fewer flare-ups.

By HealthAfter50

New Guidelines Benefit Children With Psoriasis

Kids like Cyrus Harandi with psoriasis are at risk for mental health problems. Now, the first-ever screening guidelines have been published to help doctors address this issue head-on.

By Casey Nilsson

Try Home Phototherapy for Psoriasis

Phototherapy can be a great way to treat psoriasis. Find out why at-home options can be just as effective as treatments in a doctor’s office.

By Casey Nilsson

New, Faster Infusion for Psoriatic Arthritis

A biologic medication that requires less time commitment may be welcome news for some patients with psoriatic arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis.

By Monica Beyer

Biologics and Biosimilars for Psoriatic Arthritis

Biologics target the main proteins that have been shown to cause psoriatic arthritis and can help patients manage their disease more effectively.

By Julie Cerrone Croner