News from national psoriasis foundation A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jun 22, 2015, 08:15 ET

National Psoriasis Foundation awards half a million dollars in fellowships

Eleven early-career physicians each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation Medical Dermatology Fellowship to study psoriasis...

Jun 03, 2015, 08:13 ET

National Psoriasis Foundation awards five Translational Research Grants

Five researchers each received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the National Psoriasis Foundation for their work to improve treatments for psoriasis...

Jun 02, 2015, 08:19 ET

National Psoriasis Foundation funds $600,000 in Discovery Grants

 The National Psoriasis Foundation awarded eight researchers each a one-year, $75,000 Discovery Grant to support the advancement of psoriatic...

Jun 01, 2015, 08:18 ET

National Psoriasis Foundation receives PCORI funding for patient-centered research

 The National Psoriasis Foundation received a second-year of funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for its...

Mar 26, 2015, 11:28 ET

National Psoriasis Foundation backs bill to lower treatment cost

Americans with chronic diseases like psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis may be better able to afford vital medication to effectively manage their...

Feb 26, 2015, 08:18 ET

First independent U.S. psoriasis registry will track drug safety and effectiveness

People with psoriasis and their health care providers will have the opportunity to participate in research that aims to improve treatments and...

Feb 17, 2015, 08:18 ET
According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, psoriasis is the most common autoimmune disease in the country, affecting roughly 7.5 million Americans. www.psoriasis.org.

Free nationwide event educates Americans about triggers, treatments for most common autoimmune disease

If psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis affects you or someone you love, learn what makes psoriatic disease flare and how to best manage it at a free...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:18 ET

Free psoriatic arthritis program comes to Dallas-Fort Worth area

If you're one of the roughly 48,000 Dallas-Fort Worth area residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)—an inflammatory...

Oct 29, 2014, 13:04 ET

National Psoriasis Foundation launches Team NPF Cycle program on World Psoriasis Day

Cyclists with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis and the people who love them now have a new way to find a cure with the National Psoriasis...

Oct 13, 2014, 09:09 ET

Free psoriatic arthritis program comes to Seattle

If you're one of the roughly 28,000 Seattle metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)—an inflammatory autoimmune...

Oct 08, 2014, 14:05 ET

Free psoriatic arthritis program comes to San Diego

If you're one of the roughly 23,200 San Diego metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)—an inflammatory autoimmune...

Sep 30, 2014, 07:43 ET

Free psoriatic arthritis program comes to Boston

If you're one of the roughly 35,000 Boston metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)—an inflammatory autoimmune...

Sep 23, 2014, 08:09 ET

Free psoriatic arthritis program comes to New York Metro area

If you're one of the roughly 150,000 NY Metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)—an inflammatory autoimmune...

Aug 20, 2014, 08:12 ET

Free psoriatic arthritis program returns to D.C. metro area

If you're one of the roughly 43,500 D.C. metro residents struggling with pain from psoriatic arthritis (PsA)—an inflammatory autoimmune...

Jul 17, 2014, 08:18 ET

National Psoriasis Foundation awards 13 psoriasis research fellowships

Twelve residents and medical students each received a one-year, $50,000 National Psoriasis Foundation fellowship to study psoriasis. The...

Jul 16, 2014, 08:04 ET

National Psoriasis Foundation awards more than $1 million in psoriatic disease research grants

Thirteen scientists received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new...

Jul 09, 2014, 08:08 ET

National Psoriasis Foundation launches new five-year strategic plan and mission

National Psoriasis Foundation will double the number of researchers studying psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis while also cutting in half the...

Jun 26, 2014, 08:07 ET
According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, psoriatic arthritis affects as many as one in three people with psoriasis - the most common autoimmune disease in the country. People with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) experience pain, joint stiffness and swelling, and extreme fatigue. If left untreated, PsA can be disabling. Learn more about PsA at www.psoriasis.org/about-psoriatic-arthritis (PRNewsFoto/National Psoriasis Foundation)

National Psoriasis Foundation prioritizes psoriatic arthritis with new program

Millions of Americans with psoriatic arthritis—a serious disease that causes pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints and tendons, and...

May 13, 2014, 07:30 ET

Multinational Patient Advocacy Organizations Develop Framework on How to Improve the Care of People Living with Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

The International Federation of Psoriasis Associations (IFPA), European Federation of Psoriasis Associations (EUROPSO), National Psoriasis...

Apr 24, 2014, 11:39 ET
According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, psoriatic arthritis affects up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis. Symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include swollen, sausage-like fingers and toes, pain and swelling over the tendons, nail changes, and pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints. If left untreated, psoriatic arthritis can be disabling.   (PRNewsFoto/National Psoriasis Foundation)

Comprehensive psoriatic arthritis registry will improve understanding of under-treated disease

To improve treatment decisions and patient outcomes for psoriatic arthritis (PsA)—a chronic inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints...