Periostin can directly activate neurons associated with itching. Blocking periostin receptors reduced itch response in mouse models of chronic allergic itching.
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Researchers implicate the neuropeptide NPPB in generating the itching sensation symptomatic of eczema.
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A new Zebra fish study reveals a lack of sensory stimulation following birth can impact neurogenesis and brain development.
Blocking dorsal root ganglion pain neurons from releasing microRNA-21 has an anti-inflammatory effect at the cellular level, preventing neuropathic pain, researchers report.
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A new study of touch and movement could benefit people with movement disorders and improve the design of new robotics.
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Researchers have developed a new technique which allows them to convert human skin cells into sensory neurons, a new study reports.
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The carnage evident in disasters like car wrecks or wartime battles is oftentimes mirrored within the bodies of the people...