A new study ties chronic itch to sleep loss and elevated levels of a blood protein often used to predict heart disease, researchers say.
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One day, people could monitor their own health conditions by simply picking up a pencil and drawing a bioelectronic device on their skin.
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Why are frogs green? Their color comes from a clever biochemical workaround that combines an odd protein choice and a potential poison in the blood.
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A new wearable patch for treating melanoma dissolves quickly while leaving tiny needles that deliver chemotherapy drugs over time.
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Why does COVID-19 affect men more than women? It could be related to the hormones that cause hair loss in men, a new hypothesis suggests.
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"We have identified the first junction in the itch pathway associated with eczema. If we can break that connection, we can relieve the itch."
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