Family-centric care management improves outcomes and social networks that support older adults in the home, says Donna Benton in a column for ASA Generations.
Archive: April 2021
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution featured research by Andrei Irimia on how Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury appear to affect the brain in similar ways. “The results may help health professionals to identify TBI victims who are at greater risk for Alzheimer’s disease,” he said.
U.S. News & World Report (via HealthDay) featured research by Andrei Irimia on how Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury appear to affect the brain in similar ways. “The results may help health professionals to identify TBI victims who are at greater risk for Alzheimer’s disease.”
Los Angeles Daily News quoted Eileen Crimmins of the USC Leonard Davis School on the inequality gap that emerges after age 65. “Geographic differentiation isn’t random: People who are poor, or who smoke or who are obese tend to be concentrated in certain places,” she
Using MRIs and machine learning, researchers mapped comparable degenerative changes in gray and white matter of the brain.
Science Magazine featured a study, led by USC Stem Cell scientist and USC Leonard Davis School joint appointee Michael Bonaguidi and first author Albina Ibrayeva, a Biology of Aging PhD candidate in the Bonaguidi Lab, that demonstrates that neural stem cells – the stem cells
Labels present challenges to fighting ageism and promoting intergenerational understanding, say USC experts.
The Guardian quoted Jessica Ho on why the United States has higher mortality rates and lower life expectancy. “Americans … often practice poor health behaviors, and this may interact with structural conditions like patchwork access to health care to produce worse outcomes. For example, high
USC researchers conduct first-ever study of Abl1 gene’s role in neural stem cell biology and the implications for cognitive decline.
Shaun Rushforth MS '08, executive director of the Terraces at San Joaquin Gardens in Fresno, California, says the depth and breadth of his USC education aided in responding to the pandemic as well as ideas for "opening anew."