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.
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.
‘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.
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.
Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells
Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.
Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC
An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.
Short Intervention Boosts Safe-Sex Skills in Teen Girls
A 45-minute online sexual health program improved the ability of teen girls to communicate effectively about safe sex.
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.
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
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.