Health News

Several New Medications Approved
As a new year begins, we celebrate the beginning of something new and exciting. This year, that includes several new medication approvals from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
10 Celebrities with Chronic Illnesses
The Tie Between Psoriasis and Diabetes
Beyond the red, itchy patches in patients with psoriasis, other problems may lay beneath their skin.
Skin Complications of Diabetes
Diabetes can affect all parts of your body, even your skin. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), as much as 33 percent of diabetes patients will have a skin disorder in their lifetimes. Fortunately, skin complications can be prevented.
Psoriasis Linked to Diabetes Risk
Psoriasis has been linked to a number of other health problems, including metabolic syndrome (a set of risk factors for heart disease and diabetes). Now, the link between psoriasis and diabetes has become clearer.
Complications of Diabetes
It's hard enough to keep track of your daily responsibilities. It's even harder to plan for events years down the road. But if you have diabetes, you must start taking steps now to possibly avoid complications in the future.
Overweight kids develop more psoriasis
Overweight children have a significantly higher prevalence of psoriasis - and they are also at higher risk for heart disease that starts in childhood with higher cholesterol levels.
Arthritis Drugs May Keep Diabetes at Bay
Even if a drug was meant to fight one disease, it often happens that the drug can protect patients against other health problems. This seems to be the case with some arthritis drugs.