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FDA Approves Hyrimoz (adalimumab-adaz), a Biosimilar to Humira

Posted 1 Nov 2018 by

Holzkirchen, Germany, October 31, 2018 - Sandoz, a Novartis division and the pioneer and global leader in biosimilars, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved its biosimilar, Hyrimoz (adalimumab-adaz). The FDA granted approval for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in patients four years of age and older, psoriatic ...

Stigma Another Burden for Many With Psoriasis

Posted 6 Sep 2018 by

THURSDAY, Sept. 6, 2018 – Though psoriasis is not contagious, many Americans shun people with the skin condition, new research indicates. The study included a cross-section of about 400 Americans who viewed images of people with visible psoriasis. Large numbers wrongly thought psoriasis was contagious or only affects the skin, and about one-third said they wouldn't want to invite people with the ...

Could Psoriasis Patients Eat Their Way to Fewer Symptoms?

Posted 26 Jul 2018 by

THURSDAY, July 26, 2018 – A study of more than 3,500 French psoriasis patients found that the healthier their diet, the less severe their symptoms. Specifically, the closer an individual adhered to the nutritious "Mediterranean" diet, the less onerous their psoriasis became. This was true regardless of whether or not the patient was obese, the French researchers noted. The Mediterranean diet is ...

Severe Stress May Send Immune System Into Overdrive

Posted 19 Jun 2018 by

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 – Trauma or intense stress may up your odds of developing an autoimmune disease, a new study suggests. Comparing more than 106,000 people who had stress disorders with more than 1 million people without them, researchers found that stress was tied to a 36 percent greater risk of developing 41 autoimmune diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn's disease ...

UCB Announces the Approval of Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) for Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

Posted 11 Jun 2018 by

Brussels, Belgium – 28th May, 07:00 CEST – UCB announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved extending the label for Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) to include a new indication in adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Cimzia is indicated for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis (PsO) who are candidates for systemic therapy or pho ...

Lilly's Taltz (ixekizumab) Receives the First U.S. FDA Approval for Label Update to Include Data for Psoriasis Involving the Genital Area

Posted 29 May 2018 by

INDIANAPOLIS, May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a label update for Taltz (ixekizumab) injection 80 mg/mL to include data in psoriasis involving the genital area.1 Taltz is the first and only treatment approved by the FDA for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis that includes such data in its ...

FDA Approves Ilumya (tildrakizumab-asmn) for the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

Posted 22 Mar 2018 by

MUMBAI, India and PRINCETON, N.J., March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ilumya (tildrakizumab-asmn) for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy. Ilumya selectively binds to the p19 subunit of IL-23 and inhibits ...

Pfizer Announces FDA Approval of Xeljanz (tofacitinib) and Xeljanz XR for the Treatment of Active Psoriatic Arthritis

Posted 10 Jan 2018 by

December 14, 2017 - Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Xeljanz 5 mg twice daily (BID) and Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib) extended release 11 mg once daily (QD) for the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) who have had an inadequate response or intolerance to methotrexate or other disease-modifying ...

Whites More Likely Than Others to Seek Help for Psoriasis

Posted 29 Dec 2017 by

THURSDAY, Dec. 28, 2017 – Among people with the skin disease psoriasis, could skin color play a role in whether or not they visit a dermatologist? An analysis of federal government health survey data from 2001 to 2013 found that black, Asian and other minorities are less likely than white people in the United States to see a doctor for treatment of the chronic inflammatory disease. The ...

FDA Approves Ixifi (infliximab-qbtx), a Biosimilar to Remicade

Posted 14 Dec 2017 by

December 13, 2017 – Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) announced today that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Ixifi (PF-06438179, infliximab-qbtx), a chimeric human-murine monoclonal antibody (mAb) against tumor necrosis factor, as a biosimilar to Remicade® (infliximab)* for all eligible indications of the reference product.1 The FDA has approved Ixifi as a ...

Severe Psoriasis May Make Diabetes Increasingly Likely

Posted 20 Nov 2017 by

MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 – People with the skin disease psoriasis are at increased risk for type 2 diabetes, and the more severe the psoriasis, the greater their risk, a new study finds. Researchers examined data on nearly 85,000 adults in the United Kingdom, including 8,100 who had psoriasis. Compared with people who did not have psoriasis, the risk for diabetes was 21 percent higher among those ...

Cyndi Lauper's Psoriasis Battle Shows Her 'True Colors'

Posted 25 Oct 2017 by

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2017 – With her pink tresses and eye-catching stage costumes, pop culture icon Cyndi Lauper was never one to hide. But that's exactly what she wanted to do when she developed psoriasis, which spread to most of her body and sapped her strength before the skin disorder was controlled. Appearing first on her scalp and later covering everything except her face, psoriasis struck ...

Janssen Announces FDA Approval of Stelara (ustekinumab) for the Treatment of Adolescents with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis

Posted 18 Oct 2017 by

Horsham, Pa., October 13, 2017 ― Janssen Biotech, Inc., announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded indication for Stelara (ustekinumab) for the treatment of adolescents (12 years of age or older) with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic therapy. Today’s approval marks a significant milestone for this age ...

Many Moisturizers Aren't What They Claim to Be

Posted 6 Sep 2017 by

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6, 2017 – Many skin moisturizers that claim to be fragrance-free or hypoallergenic are not, and may aggravate skin disorders such as psoriasis and eczema, a new study says. Northwestern University researchers examined the top 100 best-selling, whole-body moisturizers sold at Amazon, Target and Walmart for affordability and content. They found that 83 percent of so-called ...

Severe Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Earlier Death

Posted 5 Sep 2017 by

TUESDAY, Sept. 5, 2017 – People with severe cases of the skin disease psoriasis appeared to have almost double the risk of dying during a four-year study than people without the condition, research suggests. But the increased death rate was only seen in those with psoriasis affecting more than 10 percent of their body surface area. For those with less-severe disease, the risk of dying early was ...

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