Study identifies a specific protein in sensory neurons that detects mechanical itch stimuli such as an insect crawling on the skin or when one touches an object that irritates the skin.
A new study reveals a connection between light sensitive nerve cells in the eyes and areas of the brain that regulate mood. The findings may help explain how light can induce some of the negative emotions that often accompany migraines.
A new study provides fresh insight into how local circadian clocks can control sleep and wakefulness.
Opioid receptors involved in itch relief, a new study reports.
According to a new study, a rare genetic mutation which disrupts the production of histamine in the brain could be the cause of tics and other abnormalities associated with Tourette syndrome.
Histamine could be the cause of loss of hypocretin cells in narcolepsy sufferers, a new study suggests.