Neuroscience

Buzzing through the blood-brain barrier

UConn engineers have designed a non-toxic, biodegradable device that can help medication move from blood vessels into brain tissues —a route traditionally blocked by the body's defense mechanisms. They describe their invention ...

Health

Essential oil poisoning on the rise

Poisoning by essential oil exposure is frequent and on the rise in Australia, with 63 percent of cases occurring in children under the age of 15 years, according to the authors of research published today by the Medical Journal ...

Inflammatory disorders

Foods can help fight inflammation

Inflammation is the body's normal response to injury. While it may be a natural defense system, it can lead to disease development if it becomes chronic. A University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) expert says one way to ...