Feeling itchy

Scratch, scratch, scratch, scratch, scratch….

No real surprise in this – JAMA Dermatology reports that people suffering from atopic dermatitis are 36% more likely to attempt suicide than those who are not subject to this maddening infliction.

This totally obvious result – written up by several US medical students – was based on 15 previous studies with a total of more than 4.7 million participants, with 310,681 of them atopic dermatitis sufferers.

Very exhaustive but rather pointless.

Picture source: Assianir