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.
The Maximizing Investigators' Research Award directly supports scientists, providing stability, flexibility and more opportunities for breakthroughs.
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.
The study finds that immigrants are responsible for approximately half of recent U.S. life expectancy gains. Moreover, the gap in life expectancy between foreign-born and native-born residents is growing wider and US life expectancy would steeply decline without immigrants and their children.
The event will be taking place on October 1, 2021 from 4pm-7pm PDT online and in the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Auditorium.
A video series produced by the Enguídanos Lab offers structured accounts of how a range of individuals have benefited from palliative care.
Inspired by a popular class, Paths to Leadership in the Senior Living Industry, edited by Edward Schneider and Matthew Lifschultz MASM '18, collects the wisdom of top senior living leaders.
As a female rock star, Brett Anderson fought stereotypes and pushed boundaries. With a master’s in gerontology, she hopes to do the same with aging and addiction.
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.