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.

Psoriasis Patients at High Risk of Diabetes

Patients with psoriasis are at high risk of new-onset diabetes mellitus, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2012. The findings were presented by Dr Ole Ahlehoff from Copenhagen University Hospital, Gentofte, Denmark and at the scientific session by Usman KHALID. Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory disease that affects approximately 125 million people worldwide. […]

Vigorous Physical Activity Associated With Reduced Risk of Psoriasis

A study of U.S. women suggests that vigorous physical activity may be associated with a reduced risk of psoriasis, according to a report published Online First by¬†Archives of Dermatology, a JAMA Network publication. Psoriasis is an immunologic disorder characterized by systemic inflammation and scaling of the skin. Physical activity has been associated with a decreased […]