Researchers at Hokkaido University in Japan, in a collaboration with American scientists, may have identified neural crosstalk as the mechanism that drives widespread inflammation in inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriasis and atherosclerosis.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a Complete Response Letter to UCB regarding the Belgium-based company’s Biologics License Application for bimekizumab for adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

Eli Lilly released the company’s first-quarter 2021 financial report and is abandoning plans to submit mirikizumab to health regulators for psoriasis.

Bristol Myers Squibb’s experimental psoriasis drug deucravacitinib (BMS-986165) beat out Amgen’s Otezla (apremilast) in the POETYK PSO-1 Phase III clinical trial.

Fishawack Health launched a pro bono campaign on World Psoriasis Day to raise awareness that psoriasis is not a contagious or unhygienic condition​ and to help lessen the stigma, discrimination, and exclusion of the 125 million people living with the skin condition globally.

Novartis AG, Merck & Co. Inc. and Allergan Plc were among companies that raised U.S. prices on more than 100 prescription medicines, bringing the tally to 445 drugs that will cost more in 2020, according to data analyzed by healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Celgene Corp. won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger on condition that they sell Celgene’s psoriasis drug Otezla.

Eli Lilly third-quarter 2019 sales missed Wall Street estimates as rebates limited revenue from the drug manufacturer’s top-selling diabetes medicine Trulicity, and shares fell about 4 percent.

A little more than a week after announcing plans to acquire Ra Pharmaceutical for $2.1 billion, UCB’s psoriasis drug bimekizumab met all endpoints in the first of three Phase III studies.

Southern California-based Sienna Biopharmaceuticals filed for bankruptcy, which sent share prices tumbling more than 73 percent.