A randomized trial shows cycles of a five-day fasting diet designed by USC Davis Professor Valter Longo safely reduces the risk factors for age-related diseases.
Category: Aging is Happening
Assistant Professor Andrei Irimia’s goal is to use powerful neuroimaging techniques to uncover how the anatomy and function of the brain changes with injury and age.
USC-led study suggests that tiny, dirty airborne particles known as PM2.5 invade the brain.
The Silicon Valley celebrity, who lost most of her vision five years ago, develops goods for an aging population.
A new study indicates that a genetic mutation in a group of Ecuadorians may spare them from dementia or Alzheimer’s.
Trojan defensive lineman tackles an issue close to his heart: helping people age with dignity.
Celebrating holidays together presents a perfect opportunity for family members to discuss living wills and end-of-life preferences in a comfortable, loving setting, says Associate Professor Susan Enguidanos.
If student debt drains the parents’ nest egg, then children later may bear the expense of helping their aging parents, according to researchers from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and University of South Carolina.
Study provides rare opportunity to impact development and adoption of a health care service as it is starting to spread nationally, say researchers.
By entering personal information into a database, USC gerontology students can find genetic markers for diseases.