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

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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