Israelis produce new skin medicine

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (JTA) — Israeli researchers have

produced a new medication to treat psoriasis, Israeli media reported.

The medication contains some synthetic materials that have been effective against psoriasis cells as

well as some cancer cells. The compound, developed by Hebrew University and Hadassah Medical Center scientists, has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration before being tested on humans. The medication does not yet have a patent.

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