Tag: skin conditions

Certain Immuno Suppressing Drugs Do Not Increase Risk for COVID-19, Study Suggests

Patients on immunosuppressive therapy for common skin and rheumatic diseases like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis are not at increased risk for contracting COVID-19 and should continue taking their medicine as prescribed, say Henry Ford Health System dermatology researchers in a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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Whole-Body Exams Reveal Skin Diseases Common in Older Patients

More than three-quarters of adults aged 70 years and older have at least 1 skin disease that requires treatment or follow-up, and more than one-third have 3 or more skin diseases, according to findings from a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, per Dermatology Advisor.

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