Science featured Valter Longo on the benefits of fasting-mimicking diets in the treatment of certain cancers. “There are probably 100 papers on this, almost all positive,” he said.
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McKnight’s Senior Living featured a discussion on modular senior living and health facilities hosted by the Student Gerontology Association.
MarketWatch quoted Distinguished Scholar in Residence Paul Irving in a column on how the war against ageism will create career opportunities and a better work-life balance. “With the changing nature of the economy to a technology economy, so many things are being displaced. The one
Mireille Jacobson coauthored a column for STAT on why palliative care hasn't been widely adopted in the U.S. despite its efficacy.
Forbes featured research by Theresa Andrasfay of the USC Leonard Davis School on how COVID-19 deaths have shortened life expectancy among Black and Latino populations. “COVID-19 is expected to reverse over 10 years of progress made in closing the Black-white gap in life expectancy,” she wrote.
Yahoo News featured Eileen Crimmins and Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School on the states with the longest and shortest life expectancies. “States that took Obamacare and took the federal government supplement to insure their uninsured populations, that played a role,” Crimmins said.
The Washington Post featured research by Theresa Andrasfay of the USC Leonard Davis School on how coronavirus deaths have shortened American life expectancy, especially among Black and Latino populations. “This shows just how this pandemic is operating a little bit differently than other causes of
Leader News referenced Valter Longo and his research on the potential benefits of fasting.
Yahoo Sports quoted Eileen Crimmins and Jennifer Ailshire and their research on life expectancy at the USC/UCLA Center for Biodemography and Population Health. Crimmins says life expectancy is an important data point: “It’s basically an overall indicator of health — and it’s one of the
The American Society on Aging Generations Now blog featured a column by Caroline Cicero on retired faculty member and gerontology luminary Phoebe Liebig, who passed away on February 24, 2021. “Phoebe encouraged us to “work smart” and find our focus, to take care of ourselves