health and well-being

Sep 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Computer Model Reveals Effect of Increased Cholesterol on Specific Ion Channel in Heart

Researchers use computer model to reveal interaction between cholesterol, ion channel involved in regulating heart's potassium levels.

Aug 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets With Intestinal Injury Recover

Researchers find that the intestinal mucosal environment of juvenile pigs can stimulate repair of intestinal injuries in newborn piglets.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Biosensor Allows Real-Time Oxygen Monitoring for ‘Organs-On-A-Chip’

A new biosensor allows researchers to track oxygen levels in real time in “organ-on-a-chip” systems.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks

A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.

Aug 6, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New System Allows Rapid Response to Heart Attacks, Limits Cardiac Damage

A new drug-delivery system allows rapid response to heart attacks without surgical intervention.

Jul 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Intestinal Virus Study Shows Major Changes Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Study comparing healthy and diseased mouse intestinal tracts shows some unexpected changes in viral communities.

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Vitamin D Receptor Is Target for Disruption by Environmental Chemicals

Vitamin D receptor is target for disruption by environmental chemicals

Jun 29, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Connection Between Genes, Response to Environmental Chemicals

Why do individuals respond differently to the same environment? Researchers find connection between genes, response to environmental Chemicals

Jun 27, 2018  |  The Abstract

Compounds Kill C. diff, Don’t Affect Other Gut Bacteria In Vitro

Compound holds promise for controlling C. difficile infections without affecting other bacteria in the gut.

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.