Inflammatory disorders

New sensor objectively measures scratching intensity

Akhil Padmanabha knows about itching. His chronic itching caused by severe eczema was so debilitating that he was hospitalized twice and had to be home-schooled during most of his high school years. Itch so impacted his life ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Risk biomarkers for chronic graft-versus-host-disease identified

For someone with a blood cancer, receiving stem cells from a donor offers the possibility of a cure. But patients undergoing this procedure, called allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation, also face the possibility ...


Study shines light on 'low-value' vitamin D tests

Doctors are ordering unnecessary, costly and invasive blood tests for children to detect vitamin D deficiency, when instead it would be better to take simple preventative steps to ensure children receive supplements of the ...

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