health and well-being

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.

Dec 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Tiny Bilirubin-filled Capsules Could Improve Survival of Transplanted Pancreatic Cells

Type 1 diabetes patients could benefit from bilirubin-filled nanocapsules.

Dec 13, 2017  |  The Abstract

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.

Dec 6, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

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.