Back in December 2017, when she was applying to graduate school, Nicole Mercado Anazagasty had much more on her mind than being accepted into her dream program: Master of Public Health at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
She was … Read More »
The human brain is an incredibly complex organ to study in its living tissue form. Researchers cannot experiment on human tissue directly, and animal models are often too different to human physiology to be effective.
For this reason, in the last … Read More »
Scams and fraud exact a heavy toll on older adults, with estimates of yearly losses ranging from $3 billion to $36 billion in the U.S. alone.
Lasting damage can occur. Because many seniors live off of resources accumulated across their working lifetimes, such … Read More »
Older women who live in locations with high levels of air pollution may have more Alzheimer’s-like brain shrinkage than women who live in places with cleaner air, according to a new USC study.
Researchers looked at fine particle pollution and found … Read More »