Latest Psoriatic arthritis Stories

2011-08-09 15:19:00

Spotlight on Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Online Film Festival highlights psoriatic disease PORTLAND, Ore., Aug.

2011-07-11 20:37:03

New research reports a high prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency among patients with psoriatic arthritis.

2011-07-11 13:52:00

Bill aims to help patients work with their doctors to receive care they deserve PORTLAND, Ore., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure the 7.5 million Americans living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are fully and fairly treated--and to help patients develop more effective relationships with medical providers--the National Psoriasis Foundation created its Bill of Rights and Responsibilities for People with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis.

2011-07-05 12:39:00

Early Diagnosis Key to Preventing Joint Damage ATLANTA, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Juvenile arthritis is one of the most common chronic illnesses affecting children, yet it often goes undetected or misdiagnosed when symptoms first appear.

2011-06-30 13:47:00

Nearly half a million dollars given to researchers focused on curing psoriatic diseases PORTLAND, Ore., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Psoriasis Foundation awarded $480,000 in research fellowships to 12 early career doctors, who each received a one-year, $40,000 fellowship to study psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

2011-05-26 15:03:00

Millions of Americans seek cures for these chronic autoimmune diseases WASHINGTON, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal investment and research into psoriasis, the nation's most prevalent autoimmune disease, affecting as many as 7.5 million Americans, and psoriatic arthritis, a related joint condition affecting up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis, received significant advances with the introduction of psoriatic disease legislation in Congress today.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.