To better understand aging, look at both biological and social factors

Incorporating social and behavioral factors alongside biological mechanisms is critical for making meaningful advancements in aging research, according to a USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology study. University Professor and AARP Chair in Gerontology Eileen Crimmins authored the study, which illustrated how “social hallmarks of aging” can be strongly predictive […]

More than a decade of virus research at the APS laid the groundwork for more effective COVID-19 vaccines

There is light at the end of the COVID-19 pandemic tunnel. Several vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 are now in clinical trials, with one—developed by Pfizer/BioNTech—already having been approved for emergency use in the United States. This has been the fastest development and rollout of any vaccine […]

How to build stronger abs at home

The gyms may be closed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t progress with your fitness goals at home. One of the easiest areas to build on without the help of gym equipment is your core. Bodyweight exercises and simple cardio moves can be highly effective in revealing your ab muscles […]