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Jun 13, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Flipping the Switch on Itch: Researchers Identify Neuropeptide Involved in Transmitting Itch Signal to Brain in Eczema

Researchers pinpoint a neuropeptide associated with transmitting itch signals to brain in eczema.

May 17, 2018  |  The Abstract

More Education About Pet Toxins Needed, Study Finds

A recent survey conducted by NC State veterinary pharmacists found that there’s still a lot of confusion regarding which foods, plants and medications can be toxic to pets.

May 7, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Genetic ‘Dial’ Can Control Body Size in Pigs

NC State researchers have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the HMGA2 gene and body size in pigs.

Apr 26, 2018  |  The Abstract

Scratching the Surface of Itch

Santosh Mishra talks with the Abstract about the basics of itching and his latest research project.

Mar 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

A Moveable Feast: Antibiotics Give C. diff a Nutrient-Rich Environment, No Competition

Antibiotic use creates a “banquet” for Clostridium difficile (C. diff), by altering the native gut bacteria that would normally compete with C. diff for nutrients.

Mar 26, 2018  |  The Abstract

Electromagnetic Field Therapy for Dogs With Spinal Injuries

Noninvasive pulsed electromagnetic field treatment could improve pain, reduce inflammation in dogs with spinal injury.

Mar 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Computers Discover Compounds That Could Reduce Listeria’s Virulence

Researchers use computer modeling to find compounds that could limit Listeria's virulence.

Feb 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Ethics Committee Aims to Help Veterinarians Navigate Complex Care Situations

A first-of-its-kind veterinary medical ethics committee will aid care providers navigating care goals and quality of life issues.

Jan 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

‘Decorated’ Stem Cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair

Cardiac stem cells 'decorated' with nanovesicles find heart attack injury sites and stay there, enhancing treatment's effectiveness.

Dec 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.