Dr. Julia Riley sits down with two investigators to discuss a study related to distance as a barrier in psoriasis trials. Most pregnant women may feel they should stop dermatitis treatment, but this may not be the best course of action. Patients with axSpA and PsA often experience diagnostic delays before receiving a correct diagnosis in a rheumatology clinic. Dr. Elle de Moll, a Connecticut-based dermatologist, discusses the health disparities communities of color face is psoriasis. Autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis and eczema are likely impacted by air pollution. Individuals with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) often have impaired sexual function. Psoriatic arthritis is a heterogeneous disease with notable clinicobiological differences between men and women. Dr. Soumya Chakravarty of Janssen Scientific Affairs spoke about the disease impact of psoriatic arthritis. A study shows differences in the ethno-racial presentation of of psoriasis. A common fatty acid found in the Western diet breaks down into compounds that negatively impact psoriatic lesions. According to a survey of patients with psoriatic arthritis, women experience a higher disease burden compared with men. There may exist in differences in treatment efficacy for patients with plaque psoriasis based on race/ethnicity. For patients with psoriasis, access to general care and specialist physicians may differ among people of color. DocWire News spoke with medical professionals Daphne Chan and Anthony Fernandez about innovating the treatment of psoriasis.