Nerve Cells trigger out itch: Study

September 27th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Technology

Researches have found specific nerve cells responsible for itchiness, a discovery that could lead to better treatments for skin conditions. Experiments on mice show they have nerve cells that convey only an itch sensation – contradicting common wisdom that itch and pain are closely related. Reporting in the journal Science, researchers at Washington University School […]


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