Vascular Inflammation in Psoriasis - Apremilast
The purpose of the VIP-A study is to determine the effect of apremilast on aortic vascular inflammation, cardiometabolic biomarkers and body composition in patients with moderate-severe psoriasis.
Videocapillaroscopy Assessment During Systemic Agent Therapy in Psoriasis
The aim of this study is to determine if videocapillaroscopy could be used as an objective and reliable method to assess psoriasis severity and to document improvement during treatment by measuring changes in vascular features.
Work Stress and Impact of Pruritus on Quality of Life
Work stress and pruritus: imbalance of effort balance reward in patients with psoriasis.
WORKWELL: Testing Work Advice for People With Arthritis
Background: Inflammatory arthritis (IA) causes work disability, absenteeism (sick leave) and presenteeism (reduced productivity) at high cost to individuals, employers and society. A trial of job retention vocational rehabilitation (VR) amongst people with IA in the US showed that VR reduced work disability. However, it is unknown whether this approach transfers to the United Kingdom (UK) with a different social and welfare structure. Previously, we modified the VR for the UK, funded by Arthritis Research UK (the WORKWELL programme) and demonstrated it to be deliverable and acceptable in a feasibility trial. Our aim now is to move to the...
Yoga-mindfulness for Chronic Arthritis Patients With Persistent Pain
This study evaluates the potential effects on pain, pain-related symptoms and quality of life of a yoga-mindfulness program, compared to patient education and physiotherapy, for patients with rheumatic joint disease and persistent pain problems.