News tagged with itchiness
Johns Hopkins researchers have uncovered strong evidence that mice have a specific set of nerve cells that signal itch but not pain, a finding that may settle a decades-long debate about these sensations, ...
Neuroscience Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) have identified the nerves involved in the painful tropical disease called ciguatera.
Medical research Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Itching is so contagious that simply seeing an image of an itch stimulus – such as ants or an insect bite – can trigger a physical response, new research suggests.
Medical research Nov 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Have you ever experienced the feelings of itchiness while watching someone else scratch? Scientists University of Sussex and the University of Hull have found the part of the brain responsible ...
Neuroscience Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |