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Linoleic Acid Derivatives Potentially Mediate Pain and Itch in the Skin
Linoleic Acid Derivatives Potentially Mediate Pain and Itch in the Skin
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 1, 2018
Researchers uncover a family of compounds that may be involved in pain transmission.
Bathtub Bloodbath, 1793
Bathtub Bloodbath, 1793
Shawna Williams | Oct 1, 2017
French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat took on many roles over the course of his life, including physician and scientist.
Mice Experience Contagious Itching, Too
Mice Experience Contagious Itching, Too
Diana Kwon | Mar 12, 2017
Scientists uncover the neural circuity underlying a contagious behavior in mice.
Itch Neurons in Mouse Spinal Cords Can Sense Pain
Itch Neurons in Mouse Spinal Cords Can Sense Pain
Diana Kwon | Feb 21, 2017
Neurons in the spinal cord thought to be itch-specific also act as a braking mechanism for intense pain, scientists show.
Pain and Itch Neurons Found
Pain and Itch Neurons Found
Kerry Grens | Mar 31, 2015
Inhibitory nerve cells in the spinal cord stop the transmission of pain and itch signals in mice.
Distinct Neural Pathway for Itchiness
Distinct Neural Pathway for Itchiness
Dan Cossins | May 24, 2013
Scientists find the molecule that delivers itchiness signals to the brain via a dedicated, and previously unknown, neural pathway.