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The headlines: 2013

New psoriasis and phototherapy leaflet
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New psoriasis and phototherapy leaflet

PAPAA made available today the latest in its range of information leaflets aimed at people with psoriasis. The new leaflet called Psoriasis and…

New edition of Skin 'n' Bones Connection
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New edition of Skin 'n' Bones Connection

Skin 'n' Bones Connection issue 38 winter 2013. In our latest edition, we have articles about a study on aggressively treating psoriatic arthritis.…

New action on unlicensed herbal medicines
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New action on unlicensed herbal medicines

In a move to help people buy and use safe herbal medicines that meet acceptable standards of safety and quality, the Medicines and Healthcare…

New psoriatic arthritis research
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New psoriatic arthritis research

Aggressive treatment of psoriatic arthritis results in ‘significant’ improvement, says new research
 
People with psoriatic arthritis respond…

New report calls for radical change for pharmacists
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New report calls for radical change for pharmacists

A new independent report urges a radical shift in the role of pharmacists towards improving care for those who need it most, reducing the need for …

Researcher questions the benefit of copper bracelets
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Researcher questions the benefit of copper bracelets

For many people who live with arthritis any relief from pain is welcomed. A traditional remedy that people often turn to is the use of copper…

New prescribing legislation
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New prescribing legislation

New legislation introduced that allows physiotherapists and podiatrists in the UK to independently prescribe medication to their patients.

The new…

Psoriasis and the Heart - updated leaflet
Psoriasis and the Heart
Psoriasis and the Heart - updated leaflet

Medical research has found that psoriasis itself may be a risk factor for developing heart disease. In one study, young people with severe psoriasis…

New standards for people with psoriasis
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New standards for people with psoriasis

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, NICE, has published set new standards for the quality of care for people with psoriasis - an…

Royal Pharmaceutical Society event in Birmingham
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Royal Pharmaceutical Society event in Birmingham

A workshop that forms part of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) Commission that has been set up to look at how pharmacy services are integrated…

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