World Psoriasis Day is on Oct. 29, 2017. The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA) and its members in more than 50 countries are organizing online and offline events in support of the World Psoriasis Day under this year’s theme “Psoriasis Inside Out.”
“By creating a vaccine that stimulates the body to make antibodies against Interleukin 17 itself we can replace the need for frequent and expensive injections and make this type of treatment much more affordable and accessible to patients who could otherwise not afford specially-made antibodies.”
“After a series of tests carried out by Dr. Satveer Mahil at St. John’s Institute of Dermatology [at King’s College, London], we determined that the lack of IL-36 activation had not had an adverse effect on their health which suggests it would be safe to block this molecule in patients with psoriasis,” said Dr. Capon.
For uncomplicated pediatric staph infections, antibiotics are warranted for use in conjunction with lancing and draining affected areas because they reduce the risk of recurrent infections, researchers say.
In a press release on Sept. 26 from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the senior author on the paper, Dr. Stephanie A. Fritz, said: “There have been conflicting data about the bene...