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  1. Your Psoriasis Questions Answered

    Got questions about psoriasis? WebMD is here with answers, from the most basic issues to more complicated topics. Recently, a couple of leading skin experts took questions from our Psoriasis Community. Here are highlights from the online chat with Colby Evans, MD, and Mary Ruth Buchness, MD. What ca

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  2. Experimental Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Preliminary trial results suggest that an experimental psoriasis drug may control the chronic skin disease better than the current standard treatment. The drug, guselkumab, was compared to the commonly used medication

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  3. Umbilical Cord Blood May One Day Treat Eczema, RA

    July 1, 2015 -- Scientists say they've accidentally found a possible treatment for eczema and rheumatoid arthritis. Their original research was focused on how to treat a condition called skin graft versus host disease (GvHD). It affects some people who get a stem cell transplant, through which you b

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  4. Could a Vitamin Play a Role in Acne Outbreaks?

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that high levels of vitamin B12 may affect germ activity in certain people, boosting the odds that they'll develop acne. However, it's too early to say if anyone should cut down on their vitamin B1

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  5. Chronic Hives: What You Can Do at Home

    Hives are itchy and uncomfortable. When you have chronic hives, you deal with them for weeks at a time with no end in sight. Your goal is to find relief, even just in the short term. Medications help, but lifestyle changes can make you more comfortable, too. Some people get new hives from scratching

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  6. Home Treatments for Scalp Psoriasis

    If your search for relief from scalp psoriasis leaves you scratching your head, set your mind at ease. Remedies are as close as your corner store, and some you may already have in your pantry. There are a lot of good products you can buy without a prescription, says Joel Gelfand, MD. The trick is us

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  7. New Drug Shows Promise Against Psoriasis

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many patients with the skin disease psoriasis showed significant improvement when taking an experimental drug called ixekizumab, according to a late-stage, phase 3 clinical trial. "The visible effects of psoriasis can hav

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  8. Another Tick-Borne Illness Documented in Northeast

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, June 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The same ticks that spread Lyme disease may also carry a rarer bacteria that's causing serious illness in the northeastern United States. Like Lyme disease, Borrelia miyamotoi disease causes flu-like symptoms such as head

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  9. Shingles Vaccine May Cut Odds of Long-Term Pain

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TBD, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even when shingles vaccination does not prevent the disease, it reduces the risk of long-term pain that can occur as a complication of the condition, according to a new study. Although the U.S. Advisory Council on Immunization Practic

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  10. Tattoos May Pose Health Risks, Researchers Report

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Getting a tattoo may put you at risk for long-term skin problems, a new study warns. "We were rather alarmed at the high rate of reported chronic complications tied to getting a tattoo," said senior investigator Dr. Marie

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