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National Psoriasis Foundation awards 12 fellowships

The National Psoriasis Foundation has awarded 12 promising physicians with a $40,000 fellowship in either psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Each of the 12 fellows will work along side an established psoriatic researcher to guide them in their study. The fellowships were created in hopes to encourage new researchers to pursue a career treating and studying […]

Prevention is key to keeping your psoriasis under control

Treatment might always be needed at one point or another but a little prevention can go a long way.  Here are ten quick ways to help prevent psoriasis flare-ups. Use moisturizing lotions and creams Make maintainance part of your daily routine Try to reduce exposure to dry, cold weather Use a humidifier Avoid drying medications […]

What is psoriasis actually?

Psoriasis is a disorder of the immune system. The white blood cells/T-Cells that produce antibodies view a section of normal skin as a pathogen, or as an affected area by a disease-causing agent, these cells trigger the brain to reproduce new skin to replace what it thinks are the damaged skin cells. Normal new skin […]

National Psoriasis Foundation grants six research awards totaling $450,000

Six of the top scientists studying psoriasis received National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) research grants totaling $450,000 for projects that aim to discover new treatments and a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Click here to read the full story

Weight loss may reduce psoriasis symptoms

A new study might have found a link between psoriasis and obesity, inflammation. Read the study to find out more.

Is There a Psoriasis and Gluten Connection?

Two recent studies have show that people with psoriasis have an increased level of antibodies to gliadin which shows gluten intolerance. Have you tried to limit gluten and seen any success in diminishing your psoriasis? Click here to read the article.

Easy tips that may reduce your psoriasis

What can I do to help my psoriasis? A healthy lifestyle may help. What this means is regular exercise, getting plenty of rest, eating a healthy diet, and reducing the amount of stress in your life. The use of alcohol and tobacco may make your psoriasis worse. Lastly, summer is finally here get outside, spend […]

Fiddling 4 Psoriasis

An inspiring story of Greg, recently diagnosed with Psoriasis, found an inventive way to raise money and awareness. Read his story

Comfortable in her skin

Psoriasis is thought to affect as many as 7.5 million people in America. About 2.2 percent of the population. Here is the story of Miss California becoming comfortable in her own skin.

Uncovering Psoriasis

Psoriasis affects everyone differently. Patientslikeme has done a series of surveys asking just that. Read how patientslikeme psoriasis members were affected by winter and how they planned to improve their psoriasis in winter.

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