An analysis of vital statistics and the U.S. Health and Retirement Survey led by University Professor Eileen Crimmins reveals a drop in the dementia rate among men and women 65 and older.
Archive: February 2016
On October 5, 2015, after considerable soul searching, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that legalizes physician-assisted suicide, making California the fifth state to pass such a law.
What helps her live longer might be harmful to him, according to a new study led by Professor John Tower of the USC Davis School of Gerontology and the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
In its second year, the weekend course presented by the Davis School and the USC Marshall School of Business featured a wide array of experts in aging, business, senior housing, and law.
Essential for maintaining cognitive function as a person ages, the tiny locus coeruleus region of the brain is vulnerable to toxins and infection.
Professor Valter Longo leads research into how a diet that mimics fasting can make treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia safer and more effective. Learn More
The loyal Trojan alumna and friend of the USC Davis School passed away on February 2, 2016 at the age of 103.