The pandemic kept kids home from school and upended the workplace, placing Americans who care for aging family members under even more pressure.
Category: Aging is Happening
Kris Brannon wants to level the playing field in long-term care in Black communities. Her experience in women’s tackle football is going to help her do that.
While many diets have been studied for effectiveness in preventing obesity and heart disease in both mice and humans, research on the effects and benefits of short, periodic cycles of fasting on obesity and heart health are lacking.
USC researchers say their studies on air pollution and cognitive decline — one involving humans and one with mice — provide evidence that cleaner air may reduce risk for Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
Assistant Professor of Gerontology Andrei Irimia discusses the impacts of brain injury in the most recent episode of the Lessons in Lifespan Health podcast.
To help students stay active and relieve stress, Associate Professor John Walsh brings the exercise routine he led during online lectures to campus.
USC faculty co-edit publication examining impacts of social and economic factors across the life course.
“Even among a population of Medicaid patients who are similarly economically disadvantaged, Latinos are shouldering an unfair burden of this deadly pandemic,” said study co-author Mireille Jacobson.
How short-lived neutrophils respond to pathogens appears to vary greatly between the sexes and with age, says Bérénice Benayoun.
Health care and support services fail to accommodate needs of many older LGBTQ+ individuals, says PhD in Gerontology candidate Meki Singleton.