Three types of skin injury linked to PPE

A new study has identified three types of skin injury caused by use of personal protective equipment (PPE). According to researchers, usage of PPE by medical staff can cause device-related skin pressure injuries, skin damage related to moisture, and skin tear. The first-in-kind study was published online ahead of print in Advances in Wound Care (April 27, 2020).

Brain-skin connection in psoriasis pathogenesis strengthened by new study

A new study has found evidence that neuropeptides may be an important factor in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. Though there are well documented genetic and environmental factors for psoriasis evidence that neuropeptides released by the cutaneous nervous system and the skin microbiome influence the development of psoriasis, strengthens the brain-skin connection of the disease, researchers said.