Contact: Jim Dryden
Washington University School of Medicine
Caption: There are several medical conditions, from dry skin to psoriasis, that can cause uncontrollable itching that doesn't go away. Now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a mouse model to help them better understand chronic itching, and that better understanding could, in turn, lead to better therapies for chronic itch. Jim Dryden has more...
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