Methylprednisolone, the corticosteroid that’s used to treat serious asthma attacks, works by reducing inflammation.
A trial of methylprednisolone in kidney patients was halted recently because of safety concerns. But this doesn't affect people taking the drug for asthma, arthritis or other inflammatory conditions.
Bathing in the Dead Sea has long been used to treat psoriasis.
Seawater has been used to treat skin problems, sinuses and mental health issues for centuries. And the evidence largely stacks up.
Psoriasis produces angry red scaly plaques on the elbows, knees and elsewhere.
Psoriasis is an inflammatory disease of the skin that affects around 2% of the Australian population. That’s enough people to fill the Melbourne Cricket Ground each of the five days of Boxing day test…