California Healthline quoted Donna Benton of the USC Leonard Davis School on the risks of social isolation for older caregivers.
Archive: August 2018
Reuters featured research by Jessica Ho of the USC Leonard Davis School on the declines of life expectancy in high-income countries. It is the first time so many countries simultaneously experienced declines for both men and women. “This hasn’t occurred in decades, and the size of these most
Next Avenue, via Kaiser Health News, featured research by Eileen Crimmins of the USC Leonard Davis School and colleagues on college graduates who can expect to spend more than 80 percent of their lifetime after age 65 with good cognition. The article provides the first estimates
In this Nature article, Caleb E. Finch of the USC Leonard Davis School reveals how a classic work by Greek physician Galen pioneered the idea of the ‘healthspan’.
The California Task Force on Family Caregiving recommend better services and supports for family caregivers.
WebMD featured research by Jessica Ho of the USC Leonard Davis School on recent declines in Americans’ life expectancy among people in their 20s and 30s. The opioid epidemic may be a reason for the declines. The story also appeared In NHS Choices and on Fox St. Louis affiliate
ABC News featured research by Jessica Ho of the USC Leonard Davis School on life expectancy across high-income countries declining for the first time in decades. “It’s really striking that we saw so many high-income countries simultaneously experience life expectancy declines in one year,” Ho said.
Alternative Daily mentioned research by Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on how eating less frequently helps boost the immune system. “When you starve, the system tries to save energy, and one of the things it can do to save energy is to recycle
The 2018 Recipients of the Hanson-Thorell Family Research Scholarships have been announced
Time cited research by Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on the possible health benefits of intermittent fasting. Everyday Health mentioned the possible impact on the progression of multiple sclerosis.