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Interim data from BRIDGE Phase III study of PRX 102 shows efficacy in Fabry disease.- Protalix BioTherapeutics

Protalix BioTherapeutics announced positive 12-month on-treatment data from the first 16 out of the 22 adult patients with Fabry disease...

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BE VIVID phase III study of UCB 4940 meets co-primary endpoints in chronic plaque psoriasis.- UCB

UCB announced positive results from BE VIVID, the first of three Phase III studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of...

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Cosentyx data shows treatment results in rapid and sustained resolution of signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis in patients with and without enthesitis.- Novartis

Novartis, announced results for Cosentyx from a pooled-analysis that shows sustained improvement in signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis ,...

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Psoriasis

See information on psoriasis pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, comorbidities, treatment options, and more.

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Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

The Atopic Dermatitis Knowledge Centre is an educational resource, intended for healthcare professionals, that provides credible medical information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and burden of atopic dermatitis, as well as diagnostic techniques, treatment regimens and guideline recommendations.

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Psoriasis Academy

Learn about the burden of psoriasis, unmet needs, the tools used to assess severity and treatment response, what we know about the pathophysiology behind the condition and what the current guidelines say.

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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Use our patient case studies to discover how experts diagnose and treat chronic spontaneous urticaria.

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Guidelines

Joint American Academy of Dermatology–National Psoriasis Foundation guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy

In this section of the guidelines of care for psoriasis, we will focus the discussion on ultraviolet (UV) light–based therapies, which include narrowband and broadband UVB, UVA in conjunction with photosensitizing agents...

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UrgoStart for treating diabetic foot ulcers and leg ulcers

UrgoStart is a type of interactive wound dressing. Clinical trial evidence shows that using UrgoStart to treat diabetic foot ulcers increases wound healing compared with non-interactive dressings.

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S3 Guideline for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris, update – Short version part 2 – Special patient populations and treatment situations

The German guideline for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris was updated using GRADE methodology. The guideline is based on a systematic literature review completed on December 1, 2016, and on a formal consensus and approval process.

Added 1 year ago

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Journal articles

Differences in skin lesions of endogenous and exogenous Cushing's patients.

Introduction: Cushing’s syndrome is a rare condition characterized by increased glucocorticoid levels. Dermatologically, it causes a variety of skin conditions such as atrophy, striae, acne, plethora, hypertrichosis...

Added 10 days ago

The Role of Histamine and Histamine Receptors in Mast Cell-Mediated Allergy and Inflammation: The Hunt for New Therapeutic Targets.

Histamine and its receptors (H1R–H4R) play a crucial and significant role in the development of various allergic diseases. Mast cells are multifunctional bone marrow-derived tissue-dwelling cells that are the major producer of...

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Association of Serum Ustekinumab Levels With Clinical Response in Psoriasis.

Importance: High-cost biologic therapies have transformed the management of immune-mediated inflammatory diseases. To optimize outcomes and reduce costs, dose adjustment informed by measurement of circulating drug...

Added 25 days ago

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Clinical trials

Mepolizumab for the Treatment of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

This is an exploratory study designed to generate preliminary data in evaluating the efficacy of Nucala in the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria.

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A Study to Compare Safety and Efficacy of Upadacitinib to Dupilumab in Adult Participants With Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis (Heads Up)

This is a phase 3, randomized, multi-center study that will evaluate upadacitinib versus dupilumab in adults (18-75 years of age) with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) who are candidates for systemic therapy.

Added 7 months ago

JAK1 Inhibitor With Medicated Topical Therapy in Adolescents With Atopic Dermatitis (JADE TEEN)

This is a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group, Phase 3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of PF 04965842 in adolescent participants 12 to <18 years of age with moderate to severe AD

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Blog Posts

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

Posted 1 year ago

For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

Lisa Lishman

EULAR 2018 – Biosimilars: the future of rheumatology?

Posted 1 year ago

EULAR's Annual European Congress of Rheumatology aims to encourage innovation and collaboration across all aspects of rheumatology, something that is particularly well illustrated by biologics and their more affordable counterpart, biosimilars. Could they unlock the door to accessible, life-changing treatment for millions more?

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Allergen specific immunotherapy (AIT)

Posted 1 year ago

When should AIT be used to treat your patients with allergies? Is it right for every allergy? And do we really know the long-term effects of this treatment? This blog highlights some of the talking points surrounding AIT discussed at this year’s EAACI Congress.

CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

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Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

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