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Saturday, August 29, 2009

How Does Scratching Relieve an Itch?

How Does Scratching Relieve an Itch?: "The group hypothesized that the relief mechanism doesn’t take place along the nerves of itchy skin, as had been thought, but deep in the central nervous system, in the same area that the itches themselves are communicated."

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