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Renowned USC Free Radical Expert Inducted into Academia Europaea

Kelvin J. A. Davies, an international expert on free radicals and oxidative stress, was elected as a fellow of Academia Europaea, Europe’s academy of humanities, letters and sciences earlier this year, with the official induction ceremony taking place during the academy's annual conference in Cardiff, Wales June 26-30, 2016.

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Fasting-like Diet Turns the Immune System Against Cancer

A low-calorie fasting-like diet, plus chemotherapy, enables the immune system to recognize and kill skin and breast cancer cells, according to a new study in mice led by Professor Valter Longo. A second study on human patients shows that fasting is safe and may protect against chemotherapy’s side effects.