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Promotional items available
Tue, 31 Mar 2015
PAPAA Logo silver ballpoint pen

Thinking about raising awareness? Need some promotional items?

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Feeling Stressed, Anxious, or low because of your skin condition?
Fri, 20 Feb 2015
University of Sheffield logo

Researchers at the University of Sheffield are looking for volunteers to test whether online self-help is useful for people who experience psychological distress in relation to their skin condition. 

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New project is looking for volunteers
Thu, 05 Feb 2015
  • Do you have acne, alopecia, eczema and/or psoriasis?
  • Are you aged 12-24?
  • Do you want to share your story to help other people who are going through the same thing?
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New genital psoriasis leaflet available
Tue, 03 Feb 2015
Genital psoriasis front cover

Psoriasis for many is embarrassing and often difficult to talk about; flaking, sore and cracked skin is just part of the process people endure.

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Diclofenac tablets now only available as a prescription medicine
Thu, 15 Jan 2015
Pills in jar

People will no longer be able to purchase diclofenac tablets, used to treat pain and inflammation, from pharmacies without a prescription from their doctor due to the small risk of heart problems the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced today.

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New edition of PAPAA’s journal out today.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014
Skin 'n' Bones Connection issue 40 front cover

Skin 'n' Bones Connection issue 40 is now available. In this latest publication, there are articles covering a wide range of topics, not only for people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, but also for those with an interest in both conditions.

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New quality of life surveys to complete
Thu, 20 Nov 2014
Quality of life surveys

In our continual process of learning and understanding the needs of people affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, we have created two surveys to gather opinions on how the conditions affect quality of life.

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Real people talking about treatments
Fri, 31 Oct 2014
Pills and treatments

What do people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis think about the treatments they use? In this, a third in a series of short films we catch-up again with a group of individuals who talk about what they've used to treat their conditions, the problems and successes.

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Losing weight improves response to treatment for psoriasis
Fri, 17 Oct 2014

Most people think of obesity as just a fat storage problem.  Eat too many calories and your body will simply convert the excess energy into fat, which is then stored in specialized fat cells.  But although fat cells store energy, this is not all they do for a living.

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Psychological Aspects of psoriasis
Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Image of old celluloid film

In this film, the second in a series of short films, people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis talk about the psychological aspects of psoriasis.

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