Articles

This section contains articles about psoriasis and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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  • Exercise and Psoriasis

    The importance of exercise in encouraging good health has been stressed by those within the medical profession for years. Research recently published by scientists at Har...

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  • Psoriasis ‘increases the risk of erectile dysfunction’

    The results of a new study suggest that there may be a link between psoriasis and sexual dysfunction in men. According to the study, 53% of men with psoriasis reported ex...

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  • Psychodermatology

    Psychodermatology is a health speciality where psychology, psychiatry and dermatology overlap. The link between the skin and the mind is clear in an everyday sense.

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  • New drug can clear all psoriasis symptoms

    A University of Manchester led trial of a new psoriasis drug has resulted in 40 percent of people showing a complete clearance of psoriatic plaques after 12 weeks of trea...

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  • The FreeFrom Skincare Awards 2015 Shortlist

    Over 150 products from more than 100 skincare brands have made the shortlist of the fourth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards. Neal’s Yard Remedies lead the way with fiv...

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  • Independent King’s Fund report finds major failings in NHS services for people with skin disea...

    A report by the King’s Fund* into a major NHS specialty - dermatology - has identified staff shortages, poor training, inconsistent quality in diagnosis and treatment a...

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  • The Soothing Power of Mindfulness and Self-Compassion for Skin Conditions

    Skin conditions such as dermatitis, acne, and psoriasis affect around 54 per cent of the UK population over the course of a year, and commonly lead to emotional reactions...

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  • Two pivotal psoriasis studies demonstrate secukinumab* achieves clear or almost clear skin in ma...

    New data published online in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today confirm the superior efficacy of secukinumab

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  • First nonprofit psoriasis registry may improve treatments and outcomes for nation's most common ...

    By collecting, analyzing and disseminating data from thousands of people with psoriasis, the registry will help clinicians, researchers and the pharmaceutical industry st...

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  • New study to develop personalised treatments for psoriasis

    A world-leading taskforce led by The University of Manchester has begun work to create a new test to help medics work out which treatment plan is most likely to improve t...

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  • UK calls for international action on antimicrobial resistance

    Information about how the UK are calling for international action to deal with the growing problem of fewer medicines to treat the soaring number of antibiotic-resistant ...

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  • 85% of skin patients could benefit from pioneering government-funded website

    The British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) has been awarded government funding for a groundbreaking project to develop a website that will act as a hub for psycholog...

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