Professors from some of this semester’s gerontology courses share how everyone can use their classroom lessons in their everyday lives.
Category: Health and Wellness
Even when faced with larger structural risks, such as living in an area with high infection rates, people who avoid large gatherings and other risky behaviors are less likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19, say USC researchers.
USC Leonard Davis experts share tips to help keep loved ones safe and healthy during the season's celebrations.
Terrie Moffitt of Duke University delivers the 2021 Esther and Isadore Kesten Memorial Lecture.
The pandemic kept kids home from school and upended the workplace, placing Americans who care for aging family members under even more pressure.
The USC Daryl and Irwin Simon Nutrition for Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention Research Fund was created to explore the role diet can play in the prevention or delay of Alzheimer’s disease.
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.