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Steroid labelling change
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Steroid labelling change

Over the coming year, topical steroids will be labelled with their potencies to aid correct selection and to simplify the advice to patients requiring multiple steroid products of differing potencies.

Get involved with study
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Get involved with study

Are you interested in the investigation of the impact of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) on quality of life, and to monitor the effectiveness and safety of treatments? 

Managing psoriatic arthritis
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Managing psoriatic arthritis

To provide a useful understanding of how the management of psoriatic arthritis is now delivered, we have produced a new leaflet called Psoriatic Arthritis: Management.

Addiction and psoriasis
Psoriasis And Addiction
Addiction and psoriasis

Since psoriasis is a chronic condition and is undertreated, it is often associated with anxiety and depression, which may translate into addictive behaviours.

Biologics and weight gain
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Biologics and weight gain

One of the concerns about biologic medications has been whether they may cause weight gain.

Prescription charges are going up
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Prescription charges are going up

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced new NHS prescription charges in England. From 1 May 2024, the NHS prescription charge will rise to £9.90 from the current charge of £9.65.

Illegal drug use
Illicit Drug And Cannabis Use, Among Patients With Psoriasis.
Illegal drug use

Illicit drug use may be more common in people with psoriasis. Apart from studies on alcohol and nicotine abuse, very few studies have investigated drug use...

Restless legs syndrome and psoriasis
Restsless Leg And Psoriasis
Restless legs syndrome and psoriasis

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) – also known as Wilis-Ekbom Disease - is a condition that causes an irresistible urge to move the legs because they feel uncomfortable.

Pso Pscience latest issue
Pso Pscience #5
Pso Pscience latest issue

This science based newsletter is designed to provide a summary of recently published research. In this issue we explore...

Grip strength in psoriasis
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Grip strength in psoriasis

Two interesting studies looked at grip strength in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA). The first confirming that PSA is associated with poor grip strength when compared with controls and the second showing that grip strength in the patients can be improved with a structured exercise programme.

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