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2011-03-02 07:30:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- World-class professional golfer and psoriatic arthritis patient Phil Mickelson today launches "On Course with Phil," a disease education program for people with certain chronic inflammatory joint and skin conditions, in partnership with Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) and Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE: PFE). This program seeks to inspire patients with psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or plaque psoriasis to take action, educate...

2011-02-15 09:18:00

Patients play key role in improving treatment outcomes SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on the evidence-based findings of five previously published guidelines of care that examine the use of a variety of medical therapies for the management and treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has released its sixth and final guidelines of care for psoriasis. The guidelines detail the recommended approach to...

2011-02-04 08:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced results from a new trial that demonstrated Enbrel® (etanercept) significantly improved scalp involvement in adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis, compared with placebo. The data will be presented today at the 69th Annual American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) meeting in New Orleans, La. "At least half of people with...

2011-01-24 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The legendary pianist Byron Janis, who overcame many years of suffering from psoriatic arthritis in his hands and wrists, and the Arthritis Foundation have announced that they are embarking on an alliance that will fulfill Mr. Janis's humanitarian effort of making a difference and giving back to the 50 million Americans who suffer with arthritis. Mr. Janis will donate 25% of the proceeds from the sale of his DVD Documentary, The Byron Janis Story,...

2011-01-20 13:10:00

TalkPsoriasis will better serve its community with more features and connections PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, TalkPsoriasis, the largest online community for people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, received a new look and improved features with the launch of the site on Inspire.com--a platform that connects patients, families, friends, caregivers and health professionals for health and wellness support through safe and secure online support...

2010-11-08 07:08:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analyses from two Phase 3 clinical trials showed that once every four week subcutaneous injections of SIMPONI(®) (golimumab) 50 mg plus methotrexate resulted in statistically significant improvements in markers of inflammation and structural damage in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared with placebo plus methotrexate. Changes in disease activity were measured using the Rheumatoid...

2010-11-06 16:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., and COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Nov. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and world-class professional golfer Phil Mickelson, have entered into a partnership to share Phil's experience with his diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis and treatment with Enbrel® (etanercept), and to encourage patients with similar symptoms to visit their doctor for proper assessment and care. "This partnership with Amgen and Pfizer is...

2010-11-03 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, Abbott/Eisai's Humira has emerged as the market leader, garnering sales of more than $500 million in 2009 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Japan. Despite Humira's later entry to the psoriatic arthritis market behind that of...

2010-10-25 16:09:00

Survey finds emotional impact of the disease greatly affects children PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost half of children with psoriasis surveyed by the National Psoriasis Foundation report being bullied at least once in the last six months. The Psoriasis Foundation surveyed parents of kids with psoriatic disease and found that 44 percent of children have been bullied by their peers, and 38 percent of kids say the abuse was a direct result of their disease. The...

2010-10-19 12:31:21

Discovery may aid in developing new therapies Scientists at the University of Michigan Heath System and their collaborators have found four new DNA "hotspots" that may one day help guide new treatments for psoriasis, one of the most common autoimmune diseases in the country. Using cutting-edge methods to peer into the hidden genetic underpinnings of the disabling and disfiguring disease, the research, published in Nature Genetics, further maps the as-yet unknown territories of psoriasis and...


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  • Licking.
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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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