Tag Archives: Itching

Pruritus: Who’s itching for it?

Scratching is a reflex which is supposed to smother annoying itching with pain production. For a long time research has therefore been seeking out alternatives to acts of self-injury in the battle with acute and chronic pruritus. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Let it itch, Pruritus

Every fifth person develops a chronic pruritus during his or her life. But this irrepressible urge to scratch was not taken serious for a long time. Today new drugs and therapies bring hope to millions of people suffering from pruritus. more...

Article by Nicole Simon
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About Sperm, Hosts and other Allergens

What do sex and church services have in common? Both might cause an allergy. Allergologists know a whole bunch of such rare hypersensitivities playing hardly any role in practice. But for the individual, they can be a catastrophe. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel
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