heart disease

N.C. A&T and Industry to Bring Novel Aspirin Derivatives to the Marketplace

March 21, 2017

Read the original article from North Carolina A&T State University. Greensboro, N.C. (March 14, 2017) – Patients who require the benefits of aspirin without the accompanying stomach irritation are a step closer to comfort and cures with the signing of an exclusive licensing agreement. Dr. Shengmin Sang, a food scientist with North Carolina Agricultural and […]

Study: Fruits, vegetables help improve internal protection system

October 04, 2015

By Josh Bergeron Read the original article in the Salilsbury Post. KANNAPOLIS — Try eating the skin of an avocado. It’s good for you, according to a North Carolina Research Campus study. A recently published, joint study by the University of North Carolina and Dole Foods at the North Carolina Research Campus used various fruit and vegetable […]

Make 2015 the Happiest, Healthiest and Fittest Year Yet

December 18, 2014

  For inspiration to make 2015 your happiest, healthiest and fittest year yet, take a look at some of our top research headlines from 2014. Powerful Polyphenols   A collaborative study by three campus partners found that exercise helps the body absorb health-boosting, plant compounds called polyphenols, specifically those found in blueberries and green tea. The same […]

Men Needed for Research Studies

October 15, 2014

The MURDOCK Study and UNC Nutrition Research Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis need men to sign up for research studies.   (Kannapolis, N.C., October 15, 2014)—Officials with Duke University’s MURDOCK Study and the UNC Nutrition Research Institute (NRI), both at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C., are having a hard time […]

Hypotension During Hospitalization for Acute Heart Failure Is Independently Associated With 30-Day Mortality

October 03, 2014

Hypotension During Hospitalization for Acute Heart Failure Is Independently Associated With 30-Day Mortality: Findings from ASCEND-HF. Circulation: Heart Failure, 2014. October 3, 2014. Priyesh A. Patel1,  Gretchen Heizer1, Christopher M. O’Connor2, Phillip J. Schulte1, Kenneth Dickstein3, Justin A. Ezekowitz4,Paul W. Armstrong4, Vic Hasselblad1, Roger M. Mills5, John J. McMurray6,Randall C. Starling7, W. H. Wilson Tang7, Robert M. Califf2 and Adrian F. Hernandez2 Author Affiliations […]

Scientific coalition studies plants’ role in fighting disease

July 28, 2014

By Hannah Miller View the article as published in the Charlotte Observer. View the article as published in the Raleigh News & Observer. In the worldwide search to learn more about plants’ role in fighting human disease, an unusual coalition has formed at North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. It’s made up of academic and […]

A Fruit Billionaire Tries to Rewrite the Textbook on Medicine

June 19, 2014

By Megan Scudellari / June 19, 2014 1:10 PM EDT Newsweek Link to original story on Newsweek.com Filed Under: Tech & Science, Medicine, cancer Rows of small white bungalows, once the property of workers at the local textile mill, still line the streets of Kannapolis, North Carolina. A larger-than-life bronze statue of town hero and NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt Sr. […]

Losmapimod, a novel p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase inhibitor, in non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a randomised phase 2 trial

June 12, 2014

Losmapimod, a novel p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase inhibitor, in non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a randomised phase 2 trial. The Lancet. June 12, 2014. Prof L Kristin Newby, MDa; Prof Michael S Marber, MBBSc; Chiara Melloni, MDa; Lea Sarov-Blat,PhDd; Laura H Aberle, BSPHa; Prof Philip E Aylward, BM BChe; Gengqian Cai, PhDd; Prof Robbert J de Winter, MDf; Prof Christian W Hamm, MDg; John F Heitner, MDh; Prof Raymond Kim, MDb; Amir Lerman,MDi; Manesh […]

A Comparison of Live Counseling With a Web-Based Lifestyle and Medication Intervention to Reduce Coronary Heart Disease Risk: A Randomized Clinical Trial

May 26, 2014

A Comparison of Live Counseling With a Web-Based Lifestyle and Medication Intervention to Reduce Coronary Heart Disease Risk: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA: Journal of Internal Medicine. May 26, 2014. [Epub ahead of print] Keyserling TC1, Sheridan SL2, Draeger LB3, Finkelstein EA4, Gizlice Z3, Kruger E4, Johnston LF3, Sloane PD5, Samuel-Hodge C6, Evenson KR7, Gross MD8,Donahue KE5, Pignone MP9, Vu MB3, Steinbacher EA10, Weiner BJ11, Bangdiwala SI12, Ammerman AS13. 1Division of General […]

NCRC team discovers new biomarker for oxidative stress

May 14, 2014

Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:23 pm Read the original article as posted by the Independent Tribune staff KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Scientists at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) have discovered a new way to detect oxidative stress generated during exercise. A team led by Dr. David Nieman, director of the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory […]

Global Importance of Whole Grains

June 13, 2013

What Are Whole Grains?     Whole grains are eaten with the entire grain seed in tact, which includes the bran, endosperm and germ or embryo. Examples of whole grains include amaranth, barley, buckwheat, brown and wild rice, bulgur, corn, oats, quinoa, millet, rye, sorghum and wheat. Learn more at WholeGrains Council.org.   Nutrition and Disease Prevention Rich in fiber, protein, iron, vitamins, minerals and anthocyanins, […]

Berries for Better Health

May 13, 2013

Summer is a great time of year for many reasons, one of which is the abundant supply of fresh berries. Although many varieties are available fresh or frozen year-round in the grocery store, there is nothing like the sweet satisfaction of fresh summertime berries. Berries are as healthy as they are tasty. In general, they […]

Chemical components of the roots of Noni (Morinda citrifolia) and their cytotoxic effects

June 12, 2011

Chemical components of the roots of Noni (Morinda citrifolia) and their cytotoxic effects Lv L1, Chen H, Ho CT, Sang S. Abstract Roots of Morinda citrifolia (Noni or Yor in Thai) have been used traditionally for thousands of years to treat chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease. In this study, three new anthraquinones together with 15 known compounds were […]