Scratch no more: Gene for itch sensation discovered
for a better anti-itch remedy" Your wish may soon ... through advance online publication.
is a widespread problem. It can be caused by skin ... like morphine. For some people, chronic itching
can be very disruptive, interfering with sleep or ...
Scientists sequence genome of parasite responsible for common sexually transmitted infection
... vagina, resulting in heavy yellow-green or gray vaginal discharge, vaginal odor, discomfort during sexual intercourse and urination, irritation and itching
of the genital area and, in rare cases, lower abdominal pain. In men, trichomoniasis is most common in the urethra; however, infected men often do ...
Anti-dandruff compound may help fight epilepsy
... Researchers at Johns Hopkins have discovered that the same ingredient used in dandruff shampoos to fight the burning, itching
and flaking on your head also can calm overexcited nerve cells inside your head, making it a potential treatment for seizures. Results of the study ...
Common parasitic infection leads to increased risk for HIV infection
... discharge. Some women may have a frothy, strong-smelling yellow green discharge, and may feel discomfort during intercourse and urination, as well as itching
of the genital area. Lower abdominal pain occurs in rare cases.
The study, conducted by R. Scott McClelland, MD, MPH, and colleagues at the ...
Stanford snake venom study shows that certain cells may eliminate poison
... stimuli. When mast cells overreact to allergens, they contribute to the effects associated with allergy attacks, such as a runny nose, sneezing, itching
and red eyes. When they severely overreact, they can cause anaphylaxis, which can be fatal.
Given that tendency to overreact when stimulated by ...
Anti-HIV drug has potential to prevent transmission in women
... Harlem Hospital and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, both in New York.
The most common adverse effects reported by women were mild in nature, mainly itching
and increased vaginal discharge. None of the participants experienced significant changes in laboratory tests while using the gel.
Past safety ...
Experimental shingles vaccine proves effective in nationwide study
... nerve cells to cause pain. It then migrates to the skin, causing the blistering rash of shingles.
Generally, shingles first manifests as pain, itching
or tingling in an area of skin on one side of the body or face. Then a painful blistering rash develops in that same area of skin; the rash can take ...
Potential treatments for neurofibromatosis
... Neurofibromatosis can leave its patients miserable and debilitated with chronic itching
or pain from disfiguring tumors. Infants affected by the disease face possible paralysis or damage to the brain and other organs.
The disease ...