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New Approach to Spinal Cord, Brain Injury Research

Many an injury will heal, but the damaged spinal cord is notoriously recalcitrant. There's new hope on the horizon, though. A team of researchers led by the University of South Carolina's Jeff Twiss just reported an innate repair mechanism in...
15-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Renowned Artist Ralph Heimans Unveils Portrait of Financier and Philanthropist Darla Moore


A 14-by-8-foot oil painting of financier and philanthropist Darla Moore was unveiled in the heart of the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina Friday, March 20 by artist Ralph Heimans.
23-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

How Are Student Loans Affecting the Well-Being of Young Adults?

Researchers at the University of South Carolina researchers find that young adults who accumulated higher amounts of debt incurred from student loans reported higher levels of depressive symptoms, even with adjustments for parental wealth, childhood...
22-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Social Media Can Provide the Support Needed to Maintain Weight Loss

According to recent research from the Arnold School of Health at the University of South Carolina, use of social media sites like Facebook can be associated with a significant drop in pounds, especially during the critical maintenance period of a...
20-Jan-2015 10:15 AM EST

Study Shows Vegan Diet Best for Weight Loss Even with Carbohydrate Consumption


A new study by the University of South Carolina finds that people shed more weight on an entirely plant based diet, even if carbohydrates are also included. Other benefits of eating a vegan diet include decreased levels of saturated and unsaturated...
6-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Survey: Fortune 500 Employees Can Expect to Pay More for Health Insurance

The results of a HR@Moore survey of chief HR officers at Fortune 500 companies provides the first factual data on how firms have been impacted by PPACA and how they are responding to the rising costs they report.
18-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Patents Issued for Novel Home Cleaning Method to Reduce Asthma

A team of researchers from the University of South Carolina received two patents for a new method to rid carpets, mattresses and other furniture of harmful allergens and pests that cause asthma.
26-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT

New Study Sheds Light on Survivors of the Black Death


A new study released May 7 in the journal PLOS ONE suggests that people who survived the medieval mass-killing plague known as the Black Death lived significantly longer and were healthier than people who lived before the epidemic struck in 1347. ...
7-May-2014 5:00 PM EDT

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