Got an Itch? Mouse Study May Help Explain Why
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- The sensation of itching is
hardwired into the nervous system and can be traced back to a small
molecule released in the spinal cord, according to a new study in
Dog DNA May Yield Clues to Human Eczema
FRIDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- A gene associated with eczema
in dogs has been identified, and that might one day lead to better
treatments for people with the skin disease, a new study
Red Hair Pigment Might Raise Melanoma Risk: Study
THURSDAY, May 9 (HealthDay News) -- The red in redheads' hair is
thought to put them at increased risk of the dangerous skin cancer
melanoma, even if they don't spend a lot of time in the sun,
according to a new study.
Pediatricians Endorse New Acne Treatment Guidelines
MONDAY, May 6 (HealthDay News) -- Pimples have long been the
bane of teenage existence, but pediatricians say there is now
enough evidence on effective treatments to put out the first
guidelines on battling acne in children.
Ingredient in New MS Drug Linked to Serious Brain Disease
WEDNESDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- The active ingredient in a drug that's expected to become a popular treatment for multiple sclerosis has been linked to four European cases of a rare but sometimes fatal brain disease called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML).
Kids More Likely to Pick Up Warts at Home, Not Public Spaces
MONDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- Contrary to conventional
wisdom, a new Dutch study has found that the most likely way
children get infected with the virus that causes warts is from
close contact with family members or classmates, rather than from
public places such as pools or communal showers.
Nails Need Love, Too
SATURDAY, April 20 (HealthDay News) -- If you want healthy and
attractive nails, you have to take good care of them.