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.
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.
Researchers Find Vitamin D Receptor Is Target for Disruption by Environmental Chemicals
Vitamin D receptor is target for disruption by environmental chemicals
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
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.
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.
You’re Only As Old As You Feel – Sort Of
How we feel about aging can affect us psychologically and physically. In this episode of Audio Abstract we talk about our perceptions of and attitudes toward aging with Shevaun Neupert, associate professor of psychology at NC State.
New Compound Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens Could Lead to Next-Generation Antibiotics
A new synthetic compound inspired by a natural product could be a useful chemical tool for studying antibiotic-resistant infections.
It’s Not the Mayonnaise: Food Safety Myths & Summertime Food
Warm weather means picnics and outdoor get-togethers. Here are some tips on how to avoid making your friends and loved ones barf this summer.
Perceived Socioeconomic Status Can Affect How Old We Feel
A recent study finds that how older adults perceive their socioeconomic status influences how old they feel and their attitudes toward aging.