Gender and aged-based modifications in psoriasis treatments may be needed

A Switzerland-based study found that patients of different genders and age groups have varying priorities when it comes to their psoriasis treatments. For younger patients, appearance in social situations was a major motivating factor in seeking treatment for psoriasis. For older patients, improved sleep quality was a more important treatment outcome. These different goals need to be considered when creating treatment plans for patients.

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Caffeine consumption linked to decreased rosacea symptoms

A study on nearly 5,000 patients found that women who consumed four or more cups of coffee per day had a lower incidence of rosacea symptoms. Interestingly, caffeine intake from other foods such as tea, soda, and chocolate did not have the same effect.