Navigation Links
American Academy of Dermatology Issues New Guidelines For The Management of Psoriasis With Topical Therapies
Date:3/2/2009

Dermatologists cite high efficacy-to-safety ratio of topical agents for patients with mild to moderate psoriasis

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has released new guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with topical therapies based on an extensive review of scientific literature on the subject and recommendations of recognized psoriasis experts. This is the Academy's third of six sections of the guidelines of care for psoriasis, with two previously published sections focusing on general recommendations for the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis with an emphasis on the class of treatments known as biologics.

Published online in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the new psoriasis guidelines present the latest recommendations for treating patients with psoriasis with topical agents. While nearly 7 million Americans are affected by psoriasis, the majority of patients (approximately 80 percent) have limited disease involving less than 5 percent of the body's surface area. Studies have shown that these patients are good candidates for topical therapies which usually provide high degrees of safety and efficacy.

"The AAD evidence-based guidelines provide physicians with the framework for determining if a topical therapy alone or in conjunction with ultraviolet light, systemic or biologic medications will effectively manage a patient's condition," said dermatologist C. William Hanke, MD, FAAD, president of the Academy. "However, treatments should be tailored to meet individual patients' needs, which vary depending on body location, characteristics of the psoriasis being treated and patient preferences."

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition which usually begins before age 35 and is characterized by thick, red, scaly patches that itch and bleed. Although it is a genetic diseas
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Academy of Dermatology
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives
2. Despite grumbling, most Americans say they are happy at work
3. Record Number of Americans Lack Health Insurance
4. Longaberger Expands Horizon of Hope Campaign to Build Support for American Cancer Societys Breast Cancer Initiatives
5. AUDIO from Medialink and Pfizer: Number of Uninsured Americans Grows to 47 Million
6. New Survey Shows Americans are Still Concerned About Food Safety, Yet Still Not Smart About What They Like to Eat
7. Novo Nordisk Appoints New Leader of North American Business
8. Amid Improving Life Expectancy Rates, Risk of Premature Death is Still Significant for Americans, New Study Shows
9. Primary biliary cirrhosis more severe in African-American and Hispanic patients
10. AOA President Calls on Congress to Reauthorize SCHIP and Take Action to Ensure Health Care Coverage for All Americans
11. American Chemical Societys Weekly Presspac -- Sept. 5, 2007
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Biosimilars, ... that are approved through an abbreviated process, could ... issue of Atlantic Information Services, Inc.’s (AIS) Specialty ... this segment, including the Food and Drug Administration’s ... first step towards approval. , Drugmaker Sandoz said ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Ticketability.com has Theresa Caputo tickets ... The well-known medium has been thrilling many with her ... 19 cities, with tickets becoming available August 15. , ... are Albany, Baltimore, Trenton, Erie, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Houston, ... San Diego. The medium’s fans can obtain Theresa Caputo ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... people grow older, they often have difficulty falling asleep ... in the morning. In individuals with Alzheimer,s disease, this ... especially pronounced, often leading to nighttime confusion and wandering. ... Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and the University of ... more fragmented with age. Reported online today in the ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 At this ... of Africa. To help eliminate the root cause of the ... recently teamed up with the nonprofit organization Books For Africa ... Africans: How Every African Can Live the Life of Their ... , This book equips Africans with the tools they need ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... August 20, 2014 This agreement ... of software defined networking, high availability cloud enablement, ... of Resellers, while allowing OPEN-V to sell storageFOUNDRY’s ... pleased to work with OPEN-V on this distribution ... Hows, manager distribution channels at storageFOUNDRY. "Nautilus is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AIS Newsletter Tracks Latest Developments in Biosimilars Market as FDA Accepts First Application 2Health News:AIS Newsletter Tracks Latest Developments in Biosimilars Market as FDA Accepts First Application 3Health News:Theresa Caputo Tour Tickets for Sale at Ticketability.com Cause a Buying Frenzy Among Customers Over Their Offering of Deeply Discounted Seats 2Health News:Research helps explain why elderly have trouble sleeping 2Health News:Research helps explain why elderly have trouble sleeping 3Health News:Ebola, Poverty, and a Partnership for Africa—How Everyone Can Help 2Health News:Ebola, Poverty, and a Partnership for Africa—How Everyone Can Help 3Health News:storageFOUNDRY and Open-V OzoneStack Announce Bilateral Distribution Agreement 2Health News:storageFOUNDRY and Open-V OzoneStack Announce Bilateral Distribution Agreement 3
... MONDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Construction workers in the ... an increased risk of work-related illness and death, a new ... and found that a construction worker has a 75 percent ... and a 1-in-200 risk of being fatally injured on the ...
... Certain factors unique to professional sports can increase the risk ... staff, a new report suggests. Norovirus is the most ... and causes 21 million cases of illness in the United ... 31 online edition of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases ...
... Just two extra hours of focused training significantly increased ... polyps , known as adenomas, in the colon, according ... These findings suggest that new methods to educate endoscopists, ... colorectal cancer detection rates and potentially reduce cancer ...
... a 2010 outbreak involving several NBA teams, the ... a professional sports association. Published in Clinical ... ), the study highlights unique circumstances for spreading ... on and off the court. Norovirus ...
... forms of birth control are vastly different from those ... levels of hormones and with different means of delivery ... problems related to women,s pleasure remain. An ... hormonal contraception affect things such as arousal, lubrication and ...
... (October 30 2011)In a technical tour de force, scientists ... the actions of 178 candidate drugs capable of blocking ... including enzymes critical for cancer and other diseases. Additionally, ... available online to the research community. This unique library ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Hard Hats' Still Have High Rates of Injury, Illness: Report 2Health News:Stomach Bug Easily Passed Among Pro Sports Teams: Report 2Health News:Mayo Clinic: Short training course significantly improves detection of precancerous polyps 2Health News:Mayo Clinic: Short training course significantly improves detection of precancerous polyps 3Health News:NBA players not immune to serious illness from norovirus 2Health News:Not your mother's birth control, same troubles 2Health News:First-of-its-kind study creates new tool for targeted cancer drug development 2Health News:First-of-its-kind study creates new tool for targeted cancer drug development 3
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChemImage founder and CTO, Patrick ... describing an innovative diagnostic procedure for the detection of ... on Disease (SPEC) conference in Krakow, Poland ... "Development of in vitro Diagnostics for Detection of Colorectal ... the conference poster session on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014  As power morcellator lawsuits continue to ... LLP notes that women in need of fibroid ... of options that do not involve the use ... a report published by The Wall Street Journal ... a mini-laparotomy and vaginal hysterectomy. Non-surgical options for ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... report to their offering. This report ... US$ Million by the following Brands: Humatrope, Norditropin, Genotropin, Nutropin, ... analytics for the US, Canada , ... Asia-Pacific , and Rest of World. Annual estimates ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ChemImage Scientists Present Latest Developments for in vitro Detection of Colorectal Cancer Using Raman Molecular Imaging (RMI) at International Conference Focused on Biomedical Applications of Raman Spectroscopy 2As Morcellator Lawsuits Mount, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report Detailing Alternatives to Uterine Morcellation 2As Morcellator Lawsuits Mount, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Report Detailing Alternatives to Uterine Morcellation 3Global Human Growth Hormone Drugs - Strategic Business Report 2014 2
... anterior cervical plate system is the lowest ... height includes an integrated lock mechanism, which ... bone screws. Surgeons appreciate the narrow width, ... dissection required. The system also offers easy ...
... been providing excellence in Ambulatory ECG ... of physicians in the diagnosis and ... conditions each year. State-of-the-art equipment and ... the highest standard of customer service ...
... incubator is an extremely compact and ... microplate up to 50C. ,Solo ... higher temperatures up to 65C. Solo ... cost and high performance for varied ...
The iEMS Incubator/Shaker is a high performance microplate incubator and orbital shaker. Its superior temperature control and efficient orbital shaking reduce incubation times. -...
Medicine Products: