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Skin

29 March 2011

What makes you scratch that itch

Seeing other people scratching can cause your brain to trigger your own itch, researchers suggest.

Seeing other people scratching can cause your brain to trigger your own itch, researchers suggest.

"The brain has such a powerful contribution to itch, and by understanding it, we may be able to develop future therapies that can target these areas and relieve the itch impulse," he added.

Scratching and eczema

 

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