Psoriasis sufferers are up to TWICE as likely to die early as they are at increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer



Psoriasis sufferers are up to twice as likely to die early, new research reveals.
Patients with a severe form of the condition, defined as affected skin that covers more than 10 percent of their body, have nearly double the risk of passing away prematurely as those without the disorder, a study found.
Previous research has linked the scaly skin condition to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and certain cancers.
Lead author Dr Megan Noe from the University of Pennsylvania, said: 'By using body surface area (BSA), which we can evaluate in a patient's clinical visit, we can better understand... read more

 
31 August 2017 in Health, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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