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.
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.
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.
Scratching the Surface of Itch
Santosh Mishra talks with the Abstract about the basics of itching and his latest research project.
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.
Electromagnetic Field Therapy for Dogs With Spinal Injuries
Noninvasive pulsed electromagnetic field treatment could improve pain, reduce inflammation in dogs with spinal injury.
Computers Discover Compounds That Could Reduce Listeria’s Virulence
Researchers use computer modeling to find compounds that could limit Listeria's virulence.
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.
‘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.
Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells
Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.