In the first evidence of a natural intervention triggering stem cell-based regeneration of an organ or system, a study in the June 5 issue of Cell Stem Cell shows that cycles of prolonged fasting not only protect against… more>
A new study from USC Dornsife researchers is the first to show that controlled fasting improves the effectiveness of radiation therapy in cancer treatments, extending life expectancy in mice with aggressive brain… more>
When the body fights oxidative damage, it calls up a reservist enzyme that protects cells — but only if those cells are relatively young, a study has found.
Biologists at USC discovered major declines in the… more>
Bob Knight, Merle H. Bensinger Professor of Gerontology and professor of psychology, will receive the Retirement Research Fund Distinguished Contribution Award in Applied Gerontology from the American Psychology… more>
USC gerontologists Crimmins and Finch offer findings based on health records of 18th- and 19th-century Europeans.
By Kirsten Holguin
High rates of childhood infection stunt growth and accelerate aging, according to a new… more>