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Archive for August, 2010

LeAnn Rimes: imagine a picture that shows psoriasis

August 19th 2010 | Patient Stories, Treatment | 0 Comments
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LeAnn Rimes, our favorite singer with psoriasis, appeared on national TV recently (on America’s Got Talent), wearing…a bikini. We’re not sure if that’s a great public service message about psoriasis, but it sure is a good one for her psoriasis treatment! We are thrilled that her treatment appears to be working. But it got us
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Levia handheld phototherapy unit a new option for home psoriasis treatment

August 16th 2010 | Treatment, UV/phototherapy | 12 Comments
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Psoriasis patients have a new treatment option with Levia, a hand-held unit intended for administering ultraviolet UVB light at home. This device, recently cleared for use by the U.S. non prescription viagra Food and Drug Administration (FDA), targets UV light directly at psoriatic lesions, sparing healthy skin from exposure, a feature that Levia’s developer, Lerner
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Stelara update: can keep working for 3 years, safely

August 15th 2010 | Biologics, Psoriasis Research, Treatment | 2 Comments
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Even before it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in September 2009, Stelara (ustekinumab) had considerable buzz in the psoriasis community. Imagine a treatment that (after two initial doses) you take just four times a year! But the early buzz was based on 12 week, and later 40 week, studies. That left two
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Golf star Phil Mickelson has psoriatic arthritis

August 11th 2010 | Biologics, Patient Stories, psoriatic arthritis, Treatment | 0 Comments
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The golf world was stunned yesterday by the news that superstar Phil Mickelson has been battling psoriatic arthritis this summer. He announced in a press conference that a severe flare of psoriatic arthritis had left him in a state where he “couldn’t move.” Read our full report on Phil Mickelson’s psoriatic arthritis.

FDA wants additional voclosporin study for eye disease

August 8th 2010 | Psoriasis Research, Treatment | 0 Comments
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The makers of voclosporin, an experimental drug being studied as a possible alternative to cyclosporin for psoriasis, organ transplant, eye disease and other uses, faced a setback last week as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked for an additional Phase Three study of the drug’s use in uveitis, an eye disorder. The news
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Register today for upcoming Psoriasis Walks in Philadelphia, LA, Baltimore, New York, and Branson

August 3rd 2010 | Get involved, Psoriasis Cure Now, Psoriasis Walk | 2 Comments
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With just 60 days until fall Psoriasis Walks begin, the time to register is now! Visit the Psoriasis Walk homepage to learn more, or simply click on the location nearest you: New York City Branson Philadelphia Baltimore Los Angeles

Study shows Remicade can clear psoriasis even after patients fail on other biologic

August 2nd 2010 | Biologics, Psoriasis Research, Treatment | 0 Comments
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A study of Remicade (infliximab) in patients who had already failed to respond adequately to a similar biologic showed that Remicade was still often successful in improving psoriasis symptoms. Remicade is a biologic treatment given by periodic IV infusions that is one in the class of TNF-alpha inhibitors that have transformed treatment for moderate to
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Are calcium supplements a waste?

August 1st 2010 | Alternative/buyer beware/natural, Misc., psoriatic arthritis | 0 Comments
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New research suggests calcium supplements, commonly used to improve bone strength and ward off osteoporosis, may be ineffective and a waste of money. Perhaps even more troubling, the study suggests that the marginal benefit to bone health from taking supplements is offset by an increased risk of heart attack. As HealthDay reported: Their analysis found
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