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2010-03-03 06:25:00

NEW YORK, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen and Pfizer have once again partnered with Tim Gunn, television host, fashion consultant and chief creative officer of Liz Claiborne, Inc., to launch the second year of Addressing Psoriasis(TM), the disease awareness program designed to help people with psoriasis get more information about their condition and feel more confident in their everyday style. Dermatologist Susan C. Taylor, M.D., and Gunn are working together, again in 2010, to...

2010-02-19 15:12:23

Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may help physicians differentiate between rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis in the hand and wrist enabling more targeted therapies unique to each condition, according to a study in the March issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology. Contrast-enhanced MRI uses contrast media to improve the visibility of internal bodily structures. Rheumatoid arthritis is a long-term disease that leads to inflammation of the joints and...

2010-02-10 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, owing to increasing competition from other biologic agents, Amgen/Pfizer/Takeda's Enbrel (etanercept)--the leading therapy in the psoriasis drug market in 2008--will account for less than one-fifth of sales in the overall market in 2018. In 2008, Enbrel garnered half of the psoriasis drug market share in the United States,...

2010-01-25 15:03:00

$1.5 million approved for CDC in 2010 federal appropriations bill WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Oregonians suffering from psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis got a boost for the new year from the federal government when it approved $1.5 million to launch the first-ever psoriasis patient registry at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The approval of the $1.5 million by Congress was realized after months of advocacy by Oregon lawmakers, U.S. Rep. David Wu...

2010-01-07 11:57:00

$1.5 million approved for CDC in 2010 federal appropriations bill WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans suffering from psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis got a year-end boost from the federal government when it approved $1.5 million for the first-ever psoriasis patient registry at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). By aggregating data from the profiles of thousands of people with psoriatic disease, the patient registry will provide much-needed insight...

2009-10-29 04:00:00

National Psoriasis Foundation asks Americans affected by psoriatic diseases to take action PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today is World Psoriasis Day and the National Psoriasis Foundation is asking all Americans affected by psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis to raise awareness about these diseases by going to www.psoriasis.org/wpd and taking action. Psoriasis, a painful and disfiguring autoimmune disease that appears on the skin, affects an estimated 125 million...

2009-10-22 09:39:00

KENSINGTON, Md., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first-ever North Carolina Psoriasis Walk will take place this Saturday, Oct. 24, in Charlotte's beautiful Freedom 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. More information is available at...

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...


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