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Psoriasis Treatment Tied to Fewer Heart Attacks, University of Miami Hospital Study



8/21/2012 8:24:08 AM

People with psoriasis taking drugs such as etanercept (Enbrel) and adalimumab (Humira) were less likely to have a heart attack than those who were only treated with milder ointments, in a new study. Those medications, known collectively as tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors, may lower body-wide inflammation, reducing heart risks as well as psoriasis symptoms, researchers reported on Monday.

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