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New Mechanism for Touch-Evoked Itch Found in Mice
A previously overlooked protein is important to this type of itch, an insight that could aid the development of new treatments.
New Mechanism for Touch-Evoked Itch Found in Mice
New Mechanism for Touch-Evoked Itch Found in Mice

A previously overlooked protein is important to this type of itch, an insight that could aid the development of new treatments.

A previously overlooked protein is important to this type of itch, an insight that could aid the development of new treatments.

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atopic dermatitis
Bacteria on the skin
Biotech Tries Manipulating the Skin Microbiome
Bianca Nogrady | Apr 18, 2022
Researchers are revealing the complexity of the microbial community living on the body—and paving the way for new bacteria-targeting treatments for acne and other dermatological conditions.
Salt Could Play a Role in Allergies
Abby Olena | Feb 20, 2019
High salt concentrations are present in the affected skin of people with atopic dermatitis and promote the differentiation of the T helper cells involved in the development of allergic diseases.