Medical research

Investigating the neural mechanisms behind itchy eyes in rodents

Anyone suffering dry skin, eczema, or insect bites will know the unpleasant effects of itchy skin. While the physiological mechanisms behind itching sensations on the skin are well understood, corresponding signals for the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dance of the scrotal worms documented on video

Two doctors at the Max Super Specialty Hospital in India has documented the filarial dance of scrotal worms on video. In the video, the undulations of live worms residing in a male patient's scrotum can be seen.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibody treatment tested as new tool against malaria

Research in Africa found a one-time dose of an experimental drug protected adults against malaria for at least six months, the latest approach in the fight against the mosquito-borne disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How to prevent tick bites this fall

As the weather cools down around the country, more people are taking the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities. Whether it's camping, hiking or hunting, an infectious diseases expert at Baylor College of Medicine gives ...

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