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2014-07-09 16:28:56

- Results of two Phase III psoriasis studies show secukinumab, the first psoriasis IL-17A inhibitor filed with regulatory bodies, met all co-primary and key secondary endpoints[1] EAST HANOVER, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today announced that The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) published the results from two pivotal Phase III studies evaluating the interleukin-17A (IL-17A) inhibitor secukinumab (AIN457). Secukinumab met all primary and key secondary...

Mechanisms In Chronic Itching Unraveled
2013-10-15 12:32:39

Washington University School of Medicine Anyone who has suffered through sleepless nights due to uncontrollable itching knows that not all itching is the same. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis explains why. Working in mice, the scientists have shown that chronic itching, which can occur in many medical conditions, from eczema and psoriasis to kidney failure and liver disease, is different from the fleeting urge to scratch a mosquito bite. That's...

2013-09-25 23:29:46

Forces of Nature integrates organic homeopathic medicines and certified organic botanicals in unique Seborrheic Dermatitis treatment. Sonoma, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 While 1 in 20 Americans may suffer from Seborrheic Dermatitis or SD, effective treatment for this skin disease is not as widespread. Seborrheic Dermatitis is a recurring chronic skin disease characterized by periodic flare-ups of flaky skin or scales on the face, body, and scalp often accompanied by itching, a burning...

2012-07-02 23:01:37

SkinEnergizer.com announces today, Psoria®, its new line of natural-based psoriasis treatments in a convenient, no-mess spray and a soothing Aloe, Tea Tree and Borage oil cream. Psoria® helps provide clearer skin while treating the itching, scaling and inflammation of psoriasis symptoms! Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 SkinEnergizer®, a leading skin care manufacturer and distributor, announced today its new line of psoriasis treatment products, Psoria®. Psoria®...

2012-04-12 09:58:06

Management of simple insect bites: Where's the evidence? There is little evidence that over the counter remedies for simple insect bites actually work, and in most cases, no treatment at all will suffice, concludes an evidence review in the April Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). In the UK, midges, mosquitoes, flies, fleas and bedbugs account for most of the insects that bite their victims in search of a blood meal. The saliva they inject can cause a reaction. This may prompt an...

2011-10-13 11:50:22

Itching is one of the most prevalent side effects of powerful, pain-killing drugs like morphine, oxycodone and other opioids. The opiate-associated itch is so common that even women who get epidurals for labor pain often complain of itching. For many years, scientists have scratched their own heads about why drugs that so effectively suppress pain also induce itch. Now in mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown they can control opioid-induced...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.