health and well-being

Apr 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Age Affects How We Predict and Respond to Stress at Home

A recent study finds older adults are better than younger adults at anticipating stressful events at home – but not as good at using those predictions to reduce the adverse impacts of the stress.

Apr 10, 2018  |  Partners

How Mediation Training Could Promote Student Resilience, Well-Being

Universities are searching for ways to help their students. Mediating training may be part of the answer.

Mar 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Mar 26, 2018  |  The Abstract

Electromagnetic Field Therapy For Dogs With Spinal Injuries

Noninvasive pulsed electromagnetic field treatment could improve pain, reduce inflammation in dogs with spinal injury.

Mar 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Computers Discover Compounds That Could Reduce Listeria’s Virulence

Researchers use computer modeling to find compounds that could limit Listeria's virulence.

Mar 6, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Computer Modeling of WNK Kinase Inhibitors Could Give Researchers New Tools for Understanding Hypertension

Computer Modeling of WNK Kinase Inhibitors Could Give Researchers New Tools for Understanding Hypertension

Feb 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Bed Bug Histamines Are Substantial, Persistent in Infested Homes

Bed bugs may soon be considered more than a nuisance pest. New research shows that bed bugs produce a lot of histamines that trigger allergic reactions in humans, and that these histamines don't go away for long periods of time - even if the bed bugs are eliminated.

Jan 22, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Placental Accumulation of Flame Retardant Chemical Alters Serotonin Production in Rat Offspring

New research shows flame retardants can have sex-specific effects on placental functions critical for brain development.

Jan 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

‘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.

Jan 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Radiation Therapy Algorithm Could Substantially Reduce Side Effects, Maintain Effect Against Tumors

New mathematical model for computing radiation therapy treatments could reduce patient side effects while delivering the same results as conventional radiation therapy.