Some places feel better to scratch than others

February 2, 2012 6:13:47 PM PST
A new study that started from scratch. It's all about the intensity of itching.

Researchers found that the pleasure of scratching can depend on what part of the body is involved.

They studied itchy ankles, forearms and backs.

They found the most pleasure came from scratching the ankle.

The research is aimed at producing a treatment for itchy skin ailments.

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