News tagged with itching
Medical research 6 hours ago | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |
There is little evidence that over the counter remedies for simple insect bites actually work, and in most cases, no treatment at all will suffice, concludes an evidence review in the April Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB). ...
Medications Apr 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Emotions influence the experience of somatosensory sensations of both pain and itch, with negative emotions eliciting higher levels of itch and pain compared to positive emotions, according ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An itch is just an itch. Or is it? New research from Gil Yosipovitch, M.D., Ph.D., professor of dermatology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and a world-renowned itch expert, shows that how good scratching an itch feels ...
Medical research Jan 27, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new study of itch adds to growing evidence that the chemical signals that make us want to scratch are the same signals that make us wince in pain.
Neuroscience May 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |