health and well-being

Dec 8, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Nov 28, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Nov 28, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Nov 21, 2016  |  Frontpage

New Treatment for Allergic Response Targets Mast Cells

Researchers stop allergic reactions by removing a key receptor from mast cells and basophils.

Sep 22, 2016

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.

Sep 22, 2016  |  HR and Finance

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.

Sep 15, 2016  |  Events

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.

Sep 13, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study Reveals Soil Influence on Well Water Manganese Levels

Levels of a dangerous heavy metal are above water-quality standards for more than 1 million southeastern Piedmont residents. NC State researchers get to the bottom (and the top) of the problem.

Sep 8, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Gates Grant Helps NC State Solve Molecular Mysteries

The effort to defeat a key African food crop disease gets a boost from a $2.15 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Sep 1, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

It’s a Boy: Modified Male Flies Could More Efficiently Control Screwworm Population

Suppressing populations of devastating pests may be easier with the release of genetically modified males.