health and well-being

Nov 10, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Cancer Immunotherapy Uses Melanin Against Melanoma

Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model.

Nov 1, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Receive Grant to Study GenX Exposure in New Hanover County Residents

NC State researchers will lead study on GenX exposure in New Hanover County residents

Oct 31, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain

Prenatal exposure to BPA at very low levels affects gene expression in the developing rat brain.

Oct 25, 2017  |  The Abstract

Stuck on You: Nanogel Capsule Helps Cardiac Stem Cells

Nanogel capsule helps cardiac stem cells stay put.

Oct 11, 2017

Walkable Neighborhoods Linked With More Active Older Adults 

NC State research explores ways to build neighborhoods where older adults can stay active and age in place.

Sep 28, 2017  |  The Abstract

Signal Flare – How Heart Muscle Cells Protect Themselves From Viral Invaders

The heart has a unique way to protect itself from viral invasion – a chemical first alert system that warns cells to arm themselves.

Sep 7, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study: SNAP Benefits Aren’t Enough to Afford a Healthy Diet

A study finds that SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps, only covers 43-60 percent of what it costs to consume a diet consistent with federal dietary guidelines.

Aug 30, 2017  |  The Abstract

Molecular Motors and Molecular Machines – a Q&A With Gufeng Wang

Researchers create light-driven, motorized molecules capable of drilling holes in membranes of individual cells.

Aug 29, 2017  |  The Abstract

Fatty Acids and Itchy Skin – a Q&A with Santosh Mishra

Researchers pinpoint previously unknown mediators for itch and pain in the skin.

Aug 24, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

1 in 5 Women With Postpartum Mood Disorders Keep Quiet

A recent study finds 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders, such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their symptoms to healthcare providers.