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2009-10-20 06:00:00

Minorities experience more severe disease and greater emotional and social distress than their Caucasian peers PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Data from a comprehensive survey of nearly 5,000 people with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis reveal that African Americans, Asians and Latinos are more likely than Caucasians to suffer psychological effects from the diseases. The study also found very severe disease to be more common among members of these groups. Psoriasis...

2009-10-19 07:02:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase 3 data reported for the first time show that once every four week subcutaneous injections of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) resulted in significantly greater inhibition of structural damage compared with placebo plus methotrexate in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Radiographic analyses showed that treatment with SIMPONI resulted in a statistically significant reduction in change from baseline in...

2009-10-16 06:00:00

KENSINGTON, Md., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first-ever Maryland Psoriasis Walk will take place tomorrow in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The walk, to support the research and education programs of the nonprofit Psoriasis Cure Now, will include entertainment, information booths on psoriasis treatments, and a chance to meet and learn from others living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. More information is available at http://www.PsoriasisWalkMD.org . "Psoriasis can strike at...

2009-10-13 04:00:00

People on immunosuppressants should receive vaccines and take extra precaution PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis who are taking biologic or non-biologic immunosuppressive medications should receive the inactived forms of both seasonal influenza and H1N1 (swine flu) vaccines as soon as possible, according to a recommendation from the National Psoriasis Foundation. The National Psoriasis Foundation's medical experts...

2009-10-06 10:14:00

HORSHAM, Pa. and KENILWORTH, N.J., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. and Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP) announced today that the European Commission has approved SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) as a once-monthly, subcutaneous therapy for the treatment of moderate-to-severe, active rheumatoid arthritis (RA), active and progressive psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and severe, active ankylosing spondylitis (AS). In the European Union, SIMPONI is approved as a 50 mg subcutaneous...

2009-10-01 06:00:00

Two-thirds of women with psoriasis say the disease negatively affects their overall emotional well-being PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are markedly more likely than men to suffer from the emotional and psychological effects of the diseases, according to survey data released by the National Psoriasis Foundation today. Psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in the country, affecting as many as 7.5 million...

2009-09-28 11:36:00

KENSINGTON, Md., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first-ever Psoriasis Walk in the Delaware Valley will take place in Philadelphia on Sunday, October 4, 2009, at beautiful FDR Park. The walk, to support the research and education programs of the nonprofit Psoriasis Cure Now, will include entertainment, information booths on psoriasis treatments, and a chance to meet and learn from others living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Kathe Archibald of South Philadelphia is...

2009-09-08 09:00:00

KENSINGTON, Md., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first-ever New Jersey Psoriasis Walk will take place in Paramus this Saturday, September 12, 2009, at beautiful Van Saun Park. The walk, to support the research and education programs of the nonprofit Psoriasis Cure Now, will include entertainment, information booths on psoriasis treatments, and a chance to meet and learn from others living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Janine Natoli of Little Falls is volunteer Chair of...

2009-09-02 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Tim Gunn, television host and fashion consultant ("Project Runway," "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style") and chief creative officer of Liz Claiborne, Inc., is hosting the Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Fashion Show, sponsored by Amgen and Wyeth, in New York City. The fashion show recognizes people with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who have not allowed the condition to inhibit their personal style. Winners of the Addressing Psoriasis(TM) contest are...

2009-08-12 10:49:00

KENSINGTON, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The third annual Psoriasis Cure Now Video Contest launched today with a two-track contest united by a theme of helping psoriasis patients connect with one another. The contest seeks short videos that will motivate psoriasis patients to resist the social isolation that often results from the non-contagious but stigmatizing disease, and to engage with others with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis to provide mutual support and positive...


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