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Fish don't make noises or contort their faces to show that it hurts when hooks are pulled from their mouths, but a Purdue University researcher believes they feel that pain all the same.
Discovery Channel's Josh Bernstein Offers Fun and Wallet-Friendly Tips for Enjoying the Great Outdoors FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The makers of BENADRYL(R) and the National Park Foundation (NPF) today announced a partnership designed to encourage everyone, including people with allergies, to pledge to spend more time enjoying outdoor moments with friends and family. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090420/NY01084 ) To kick off the campaign, Discovery...
Scientists have revealed why scratching is best method of getting rid of a bothersome itch.
Spanish scientists say the new practice of using light to activate medications in the body is efficient, especially when used in treating some cancers. Researchers at the University of Santiago de Compostela said the emerging process uses biocompatible materials that are sensitive to certain physiological variables or external physicochemical stimuli. Current research, the scientists said, involves the development of systems capable of delivering an adequate dose of drug at a target site and...
IRVING, Texas, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patients undergoing cancer treatment reported that using Regenecare hydrogel significantly reduced the pain and itching associated with the sometimes-severe skin rashes caused by anti-cancer drugs. Conducted by the Western University of Health Sciences, the study substantiated the findings of nine previous clinical trials recognizing Regenecare for its pain-relieving and wound-healing benefits.
Launched at the 67th Annual American Academy of Dermatology Meeting CRANFORD, N.J., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Triax Pharmaceuticals, the marketers of Locoid Lipocream(R) (hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1%) the leading mid-potency corticosteroid brand, introduces a new 4 oz.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Stress levels are soaring in today's unstable economy and job market, and starting to take a toll on many people. To make matters worse, some people may be literally scratching their heads over it.
HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Acologix, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, and principal investigators presented key findings from the first ground breaking uremic pruritis ("Itch") registry study of patients on hemodialysis.
Chronic stress can lead to skin irritation and persistent itching that leads to bothersome scratching, a Canadian neuroimmunologist reported in a study. Dr.
Scientists have discovered a distinct set of 'pleasure nerves' in the skin that can alleviate pain when they are gently stroked. They believe that the discovery could lead to new treatments for conditions ranging from chronic itching to depression.