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Involving Patients in the Research Process

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According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, as many as 7.5 million Americans live with psoriasis, making it the most common autoimmune disease in the country. More than just a skin condition, psoriasis puts people at increased risk for other serious diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and depression. Up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory joint disease. A complex disease with a genetic component, psoriasis is not contagious. While Read More >

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Psoriasis Patients Flock to Social Media for Practical Info

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About eight in 10 psoriasis patients who use health care social networks say they do so primarily to learn how others manage their disease, and get practical tips and advice they couldn’t find elsewhere, according to a survey conducted by the National Psoriasis Foundation, Manhattan Research and Inspire, a company that builds and manages online patient communities. The millions of people with psoriasis, including the one million visitors to TalkPsoriasis in 2012, are not alone Read More >

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Flickr: BIOPhotos / Twitter: BIO2008

Our community is growing and can be found online on any number of social networks, and the BIO recognizes that.  That’s why we’ve put together this blog, BIO on the Road, and it’s also why have launched several other social networks.  Along with our YouTube BIOchannel and BIO Convention FaceBook group – we’ve created Flickr photo albums and a Twitter group Our official show photographers will be taking some great images of the show floor, keynotes, press conferences, Read More >

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