Pantothenic acid effective for acne
As reported in Dermatology and Therapy, a pantothenic acid-based dietary supplement for 12 weeks reduced the total lesion count, number of inflammatory lesions, and DLQI in patients with mild-to-moderate acne (n=41) compared to placebo.
sCD40L suggests sub-clinical atherosclerosis in psoriasis
As reported in the International Journal of Dermatology, sCD40L levels are elevated and brachial artery flow-mediated dilation is decreased in patients with chronic plaque-type psoriasis (n=56) without known cardiovascular disease compared to healthy controls.
Platelet activation correlates with disease severity in urticarial
As reported in Platelets, the mean platelet volume, platelet distribution width, platelet aggregation, and soluble P-selectin levels were elevated in patients with chronic urticaria (n=45) compared to healthy controls.