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a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite

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a strong restless desire

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an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch

scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

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have or perceive an itch

have a strong desire or urge to do something

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We are extremely pleased with the outcome of this study where clinically meaningful differences were observed not just in the symptom of the worst itch in patients suffering from atopic dermatitis but also in measures of disease severity.
TriCalm effectively reduced peak itch intensity by about 3 points on a visual analog scale--a 41% reduction.
But the mice appeared normal in other ways: They responded to pain and itchy chemicals in the same way normal mice do, suggesting the body has a dedicated, specific way of detecting mechanical itch, Ma says.
Scientists uncovered serotonin's role in controlling pain decades ago, but this is the first time the release of the chemical messenger from the brain has been linked to itch, Chen said.
For a short time, nerve cells in the spinal cord carry pain signals to the brain instead of itch signals.
What stimulates the itch in psoriasis is likely different from what stimulates the itch associated with nerve damage.
With this in mind, the Columbus Itch Scratcher has been conceived.
That's because chronic itching appears to incorporate more than just the nerve cells, or neurons, that normally transmit itch signals.
Patients with psychogenic itch predominantly are female, with average age of onset between 30 and 45 years.
papered or singed, the itch embedded like fly larvae, wriggling.
Mice and humans share similar nervous systems so the scientists say the Nppb molecule is probably present in people - once they have identified the molecule in humans, drugs could be developed to turn off the itch.
Itch is mediated by a complex neurophysiological reaction under the control of distinct nerve path ways.
LIT Hig by wh itch LITTLE Aarron Higgins is tortured a condition which makes him uncontrollably.
Dubai: An ex-flight attendant is demanding an apology and refund from Emirates airline for offloading her because of an itch.