psoriasis

New genetic variants found to influence psoriasis risk

May 28, 2017
In the largest genetic study of psoriasis to date, researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor have identified new variants associated with the chronic skin disease, bringing the...
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What Patients Say Works for Psoriasis

August 13, 2013
For the live-updated, fully-labelled, interactive version of this infographic, click here. By Alexandra Carmichael, Co-Founder of CureTogether People living with Psoriasis have reported that some of the most effective treatments...
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Barfly Genetics

January 24, 2013
You probably know that smoking and excessive drinking are bad for you. But did you know that your genetics also factor into how much those vices can impact your health?...
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SNPwatch: Researchers Investigate Shared Genetic Factors for Autoimmune Diseases

September 08, 2011
By Bethann Hromatka Autoimmune diseases are caused by an overactive immune system. In these diseases, white blood cells, which normally help your body fight infections, ramp up and attack your...
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Introducing a Do-It-Yourself Revolution in Disease Research

July 07, 2009
There’s a high likelihood that a disease of some sort affects you or one of your relatives – every family seems to have ripples in its gene pool that define...
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SNPwatch: New Psoriasis SNPs Found for both Europeans and Asians

January 26, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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