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Health and wellbeing sessions
Fri, 20 Oct 2017
Psoriasis wellbeing course

Is your wellbeing currently affected by your skin condition?

  • Are you feeling anxious, low, stressed, or embarrassed?
  • Have you stopped doing things you enjoy because of your skin?
  • Do you have worries about the appearance of your skin condition?
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Participants needed for research
Tue, 29 Aug 2017

Individuals with visible difference commonly experience appearance-related social worry. There are limited resources to help people with appearance-related distress, so internet-provided self-help interventions may be beneficial.

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Reclassification of Dovonex Psoriasis Ointment approved by MHRA
Thu, 17 Aug 2017
Treating psoriasis on the arm

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced the approval of Dovonex Psoriasis 50microgram/g Ointment, which will be available through pharmacies without prescription.

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New issue out now.
Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis Skin 'n' Bones Connection information magazine unboxed

Skin 'n' Bones Connection Issue No 45 – 2017

Articles in this edition include:

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Feedback needed
Mon, 17 Jul 2017
British Association of Dermatologists Logo

The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD is seeking feedback on their skin support website  www.skinsupport.org.uk 

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Do you trust research?
Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Research psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

In a recent report  by the Academy of Medical Sciences, it states that only about a third (37%) of the public trust evidence from medical research, compared to approximately two-thirds (65%) who trust the experiences of their friends and family.

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Pregnancy impact and psoriatic arthritis
Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Pregnancy, psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

In a study published in Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, Canadian researchers have found that psoriatic arthritis disease activity improves or stabilised during pregnancy. They also found similar outcomes with those who had psoriasis.

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Psoriatic arthritis survey - a follow up
Wed, 10 May 2017
GRAPPA and OMERACT logos

The GRAPPA and OMERACT (Outcome Measures in Rheumatology Clinical Trials) group are continually striving to optimise the assessment and management of psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

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Psoriatic lifestyle and nutrition
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Diet, nutrition and lifestyle information for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

For many people who develop psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, the question they often ask is “...Is the food I eat, the cause of my condition and can I change my diet to improve things?” ; as with many issues, it’s not as simple as that, which is unfortunate, as it would be an easy... Read More

Psoriasis drug approved by SMC
Mon, 10 Apr 2017
NHS Scotland

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has is accepted ixekizumab for restricted use within NHS Scotland for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adults who are candidates for systemic therapy.

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