From disparities to interdisciplinary teamwork, Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers explore evidence and seek solutions By Wayne Lewis Scientists in the Keck School of Medicine of ... Read More »
For physician-scientist Howard Hu, the irony is hard to take. The same medical community that makes its mission to improve health also substantially contributes to climate change.
USC’s hub for environmental health sciences research has secured a key grant to continue its work in Los Angeles and beyond well into 2025.
“This simulation is a consequence-free experience that really cements in the minds of students all around the world that climate change is no joke," Santos said.
Exposure to persistent environmental toxins in everyday products may increase diabetes risk in Latina adolescents
“Because PFAS are in such widespread use and they don’t break down, they have made their way into the drinking water of roughly 200 million Americans."
Environmental pollution may contribute to racial/ethnic disparities in Alzheimer’s disease risk, says new study
"PM2.5 may contribute to the difference in Alzheimer’s disease risk based on race, and we also demonstrated that older African American women may be more susceptible to the particulate matter, but we still don’t know why."
Childhood obesity is a health threat that is becoming more and more common worldwide. It increases risk later on for a variety of life-threatening challenges, including type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease and even mental health problems.