Study suggests changes in strength and mobility may depend on genetic variations in a critical mitochondrial enzyme.
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.
Mitochondrial peptide MOTS-c regulates the immune system and prevents the self-destruction of cells that create insulin, according to a new study in mice.
Here’s just some of what we’ve learned by listening to Lessons in Lifespan Health, the podcast produced by the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.
Researchers also identify molecular pathway that can inform development of treatments for muscle-wasting conditions such as sarcopenia.
During moderate exercise, the brain’s hypothalamus – the region controlling metabolism – releases a hormone linked to obesity resistance, according to research in mice.
Results likely apply to all East Asian carriers, but exercise may eliminate greater likelihood of getting the disease, say USC researchers.
Animal and human data reveal new target for reversing age-related decline, according to USC study.
Discovery of unique virus traits offer possible explanations as to why older adults and people with diabetes or heart disease can have more severe responses to COVID-19 than others, say USC researchers.
The discovery that toxic stressors can cause errors in gene transcription opens new avenues of research on diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s and sheds light on the potential role of the “transcriptome” in aging.