Psoriasis Drug to Treat Heart Inflammation

Ustekinumab, an antibody usually used to treat psoriasis can now decrease aortic inflammation finds a new study. This aortic inflammation is one of the key markers of major cardiovascular disease. The study found that patients who took the drug ustekinumab had a 19 percent improvement in aortic inflammation, as measured and confirmed by imaging, when compared to the placebo group.

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