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Aging is Happening

August 2017

AGELESS ADVICE
7 Things Pediatrics Can Teach Us About Aging Well
Older adults also benefit from the advice we give to kids, says Dr. Edward Schneider. 
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LONGEVITY
Why Don't Americans Live as Long?
Premature mortality at ages below 50 may be largely to blame, says new faculty member Jessica Ho. Read More

         
SAFETY
Perpetrators Aren't All Alike
Targeted interventions may help reduce elder abuse cases, suggests new research. Read More

          
NUTRITION
Making a Difference Through Diets
Students and alumni of the two-year-old USC Master of Science in Nutrition, Healthspan and Longevity program are already impacting their field. Read More
Laura Corrales-Diaz Pomatto
         
 

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Media Highlights Featuring USC Leonard Davis Experts 

Nature quoted University Professor Caleb Finch on why humans and chimpanzees might have developed APOE – a type of protein in the brain that controls how plaques can form – for different evolutionary functions. Science and Scientific American also quoted Finch on the recent study that found chimpanzees might also develop Alzheimer's disease.

NPR quoted Associate Professor Susan Enguidanos on recent findings that hospices with the highest rate of so-called live discharges also have the highest profits. There’s a concern, says Enguidanos, that by discharging patients early, some hospices may be “trying to avoid costs that they should be responsible for.”

Men’s Health quoted Professor Valter Longo about the possible health benefits of intermittent fasting.
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