Psoriasis Articles A-Z
Psoriasis Causes - Psoriasis Research
This page contains links to eMedTV Psoriasis Articles containing information on subjects from Psoriasis Causes to Psoriasis Research. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Psoriasis Causes
As this eMedTV page explains, psoriasis is caused by a malfunction in the immune system. It can also run in families. This article covers each of the possible causes in more detail, including certain factors (such as stress) that may cause flare-ups.
- Psoriasis Cure
There is no psoriasis cure, but symptoms can be improved with proper treatment and care. This part of the eMedTV library discusses the study of genetics, medications, and laser light in the search for a cure for this condition.
- Psoriasis Diagnosis
To make a psoriasis diagnosis, the doctor usually starts by examining the affected area of skin. This part of the eMedTV library describes the process of diagnosing this condition and gives a brief description of some of the different types of psoriasis.
- Psoriasis Medication
Medicines for psoriasis often comes in the form of a topical ointment, pill, or injection. This article from the eMedTV library describes in detail the different psoriasis medication, including information on associated risks and benefits.
- Psoriasis Research
As this eMedTV page explains, current research on psoriasis is focused on finding new treatments and understanding the genetic aspects of the disease. This Web article takes an in-depth look at the latest research on this condition.