ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV highlighted research by Christian Pike of the USC Leonard Davis School on how individuals that carry a gene that may be related to Alzheimer’s disease might increase their risk of cognitive decline if they have an unhealthy diet. The
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Alternet cited research by Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School about the benefits for the immune system when following a fasting-mimicking diet.
Daily Mail (UK) highlighted research by Christian Pike of the USC Leonard Davis School on how individuals that carry a gene that may be related to Alzheimer’s disease might increase their risk of cognitive decline if they have an unhealthy diet. The study found eating
STAT published a profile on Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School and his research on the benefits of fasting and fasting-mimicking diets, and how the body ages. Fasting “is at the foundation of the body’s ability to protect, repair, and rejuvenate itself. We
Wednesday, June 14 talk is part of a larger program that trains beauty school students to work with older adults Summary The Yamano Beauty College is preparing beauticians-to-be to meet the needs of Japan’s aging population through a unique partnership with the University of Southern
Could a healthy diet spare people who have an Alzheimer's gene from developing the disease? USC Leonard Davis School researchers suggest the issue deserves further study since they found mice carrying a genetic risk factor for the disease quickly developed brain plaques after 12 weeks on a poor diet.
New USC Davis faculty member and 2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow Reginald Tucker-Seeley looks beyond simple income measures to find out how individuals’ finance-related feelings and behaviors affect disparities in physical and mental health.
USC Davis School Assistant Professor Andrei Irimia leads new research on traumatic brain injury diagnosis, treatment and connections to diseases such as Alzheimer’s with a new National Institutes of Health-supported residency and a grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
NPR’s “All Things Considered” highlighted USC Leonard Davis School student Leon Watts, who is 66 and works to modify homes in Los Angeles for older adults. “When you can’t ski anymore, you don’t golf anymore, your friends aren’t around anymore, and your kids have grown