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    Promising new treatments for plaque psoriasis

    The American College of Rheumatology annual meeting wrapped this month in San Diego. Results from long-awaited safety trials show promising new treatments.

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    New evidence about the long-term safety of a treatment for plaque psoriasis and the safety of switching between biologic and biosimilar treatments, were among the studies presented this month at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in San Diego. Researchers also addressed a much talked about report from earlier this year in which investigators provided evidence for an increased risk of cardiovascular events in plaque psoriasis patients. In this slideshow, we summarize the findings from this report.

    Lisette Hilton
    Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, the science and business of medicine, fitness and wellness ...

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