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Warning on Yiganerjing Cream
Fri, 02 Mar 2018

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency is warning people who may have purchased a “natural” Chinese herbal medicine, Yiganerjing Cream, as a treatment for skin conditions to stop using it immediately as it has been found to contain an undisclosed steroid and two antifungal... Read More

New journal - issue 46. Out now!
Tue, 19 Dec 2017
Skin 'n' Bones Connection issue 46, the journal of the Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance (PAPAA)

PAPAA's latest edition of its journal Skin 'n' Bones Connection has just been published.

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Product alert
Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Be alert

The Health Services Authority (HSA) in Singapore issued an alert on 2 November 2017 about two traditional Chinese medicinal products found to contain undeclared Western medicinal ingredients. The products have caused serious adverse reactions. 

The products are called:

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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 

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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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