Cardiology

Women's blood vessels age faster than men's, study finds

New research from the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai showed for the first time that women's blood vessels—including both large and small arteries—age at a faster rate than men's. The findings, published Wednesday ...

Medical research

Psoriasis: Towards a novel therapeutic approach

Psoriasis is a frequent skin inflammatory disorder affecting 3% of the population. Psoriasis is characterized by hyperproliferation and defect of epidermal differentiation, leading to the scaly appearance of the skin. Psoriatic ...

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 ...

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