Synthetic Stem Cells Could Offer Therapeutic Benefits, Reduced Risks
Durable synthetic cardiac stem cells provide therapeutic benefits in the lab and in animal models.
Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence and Mental Illness
New study finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to reduce community violence and instances of mental-health crises.
Grad School Staff Takes Third in Wellness
A team of graduate school employees recently placed third in the state’s eight-week Miles for Wellness competition, “Super Hare” division. They were the only NC State team to place in the statewide competition, which involved more than 3,800 state employees who completed the challenge.
Drug Use Strong Predictor for Postpartum Mental Health Problems
New research from NC State and the University of British Columbia finds that a woman’s lifetime history of drug use can help predict whether the woman will suffer from problems with stress and anxiety after childbirth.
Toxic ‘Marine Snow’ Can Sink Quickly, Persist at Ocean Depths
A specific neurotoxin can persist, accumulate and reach significant depths quickly in “marine snow” formed by the algae Pseudo-nitzschia, which could impact shellfish and the humans who consume it.
Smart Patch Releases Blood Thinners As Needed, Prevents Thrombosis in Animal Model
A new smart patch that releases blood thinners as needed successfully prevents thrombosis in animal models.
New Treatment for Allergic Response Targets Mast Cells
Researchers stop allergic reactions by removing a key receptor from mast cells and basophils.
NC State Among 26 Healthiest Campuses
Greatist.com has named NC State one of its 26 healthiest campuses in the nation, based on an evaluation of students' accessibility to healthy food, fitness facilities and mental health services.
Fall in Line for a Flu Shot
When the leaves start to fall, it's time to roll up your sleeve and get a flu shot. Make an appointment today for the six clinics that will be on campus in October and November.
Participate in Healthy Campus Week Sept. 19-23
Join NC State Dining and partners University Recreation and Student Health Services for planned and surprise events promoting healthier lifestyles for students, faculty and staff during Healthy Campus Week Sept. 19-23.