News Stories relating to "itch"
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
We know that yawning
is "catching," but can you catch an itch? The answer is yes. We don't mean a disease, like measles or chicken pox, that MAKES you itch--we're talking about how just SEEING someone else scratch makes us want to do it too. And here's something that will...
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Most of the time, it doesn't seem to help - Why does scratching help when we itch? It's one of those things that most of us never think about?but scientists do?especially if they're trying to find a cure for excessive itching. For many types of itches, it is not clear that the sensation serves any clear purpose