Current literature is not sufficiently inclusive of the issues African-American women face as they attempt to age in place, says Reginald Tucker-Seeley.
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.
Given the increasing diversity of our aging society, it is imperative that we begin to address the aging and health needs of older sexual and gender minority (SGM) adults of color, say PhD student Mekiayla Singleton, Catherine García PhD '20 and Lauren Brown PhD '18.
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.
USC and Princeton researchers project that, due to the pandemic deaths last year, life expectancy at birth for Americans will shorten by more than a year.
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.
USC research showed that people born during or just after the 1918 flu pandemic faced increased heart disease risk more than 60 years later. The legacy of the novel coronavirus could be worse.