health and well-being

Dec 26, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Synthetic Stem Cells Could Offer Therapeutic Benefits, Reduced Risks

Durable synthetic cardiac stem cells provide therapeutic benefits in the lab and in animal models.

Dec 22, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence and Mental Illness

New study finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to reduce community violence and instances of mental-health crises.

Dec 14, 2016  |  Awards and Honors

Grad School Staff Takes Third in Wellness

A team of graduate school employees recently placed third in the state’s eight-week Miles for Wellness competition, “Super Hare” division. They were the only NC State team to place in the statewide competition, which involved more than 3,800 state employees who completed the challenge.

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.