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Treating Psoriasis Could Be Easier In Future

For approximately 8 million Americans, visiting a doctor regularly is the key to managing their psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by itchy or painful red patches that can appear anywhere on the body.

But for some people, seeing a specialist regularly can be a monumental challenge, especially for those who live in rural or underserved communities. A new study led by the Keck School of Medicine of USC, however, raises the possibility that one day, people with psoriasis may be able to simply go online to receive their care.

The study was published in JAMA Network Open, the study found that online and in-person care were equally effective at improving psoriasis symptoms.

NHS Workload Crisis Tackled by Community Health Workers, Study

The growing workload crisis in NHS primary care could be helped by the systematic integration of community health workers at scale, a study shows. Published by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, the modeling study was led by researchers at Imperial College London. Using a model introduced in Brazil's Family Health Strategy, they estimate the likely costs and benefits of deploying community health workers throughout NHS primary care in England.

Disrupting Sleep At Night Cause Health Risks

That's partly to encourage customers to lose track of time. Their owners have instinctively understood long before this recent neuroscience study confirmed it that sleep-deprived people tend to take more risks. We have a wealth of knowledge from laboratory studies about what sleep loss does to mood, behavior and our ability to think and work.

We get a taste of it when we travel across time zones, work night shifts or pull all-nighters before exams. But what do we know about the real-life effects of the one hour of sleep loss that most of us experience on the same weekend each year due to daylight saving.