Skyrizi approved for psoriatic arthritis

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approval of Skyrizi (risankizumab-rzaa) to treatment of adults with active psoriatic arthritis, the manufacturer announced Friday.


Topical tapinarof reduces severity of plaque psoriasis

(HealthDay)—For adults with plaque psoriasis, tapinarof cream is better than vehicle control for reducing disease severity, according to a study published in the Dec. 9 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Inflammatory disorders

Biologics tied to greater reduction in pediatric psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Biologics seem to be associated with greater reduction in psoriasis severity scores and higher drug survival rates than methotrexate in pediatric patients treated in a real-world setting, according to a study ...