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.
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USC-led study suggests that tiny, dirty airborne particles known as PM2.5 invade the brain.
A new study indicates that a genetic mutation in a group of Ecuadorians may spare them from dementia or Alzheimer’s.
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.
The findings in fruit flies, described in an article authored by USC Davis PhD student Laura Corrales-Diaz Pomatto, may explain how Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s affect men and women differently.
Combined with neighborhood and socioeconomic risk factors, air pollution could mean more cognitive impairment for vulnerable older adults, says USC Davis School researcher Jennifer Ailshire.
Reporters: for interview requests, please contact Beth Newcomb, USC Leonard Davis School Media Relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (213) 740-0821. The Thanksgiving meal is often used to illustrate how Americans get it wrong with food – we eat too much of everything, leaving us feeling like
USC gerontology experts will present research and be available for interviews during the 2016 Gerontological Society of America's Annual Scientific Meeting.