“What was the address again?” In what became a ritual prior to any physician appointment, I would look up the office address, choose whether I should walk, take public transportation, or drive, determine the optimal route for the time of day, calculate how much time I would have to be away from work, and brace myself for the ensuing anxiety associated with an in-person visit. … Continue reading COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Future of Clinical Trials
Name: Arpita SharmaPlaces Lived: USA and IndiaHobbies: Art, Filmmaking, Taekwondo, CyclingFavorite Movie: Anastasia Arpita Sharma is a researcher, artist, and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. As a data analyst at the University of Southern California Equity Research Institute, Arpita tells stories using data to help activists, philanthropists, policymakers, and academics tackle social issues. She is the founder of Citizen Play, an artistic venture providing tools to help people … Continue reading Five Questions With Data Analyst Arpita Sharma
Name: Anne ChisaPlaces Lived: Malawi and South AfricaHobbies: Cooking and Reading Favorite Movie: Romantic Comedies of the 2000s Anne Chisa is a Malawian living and studying in South Africa. Anne is a Ph.D. Candidate in Crop Science at the University of KwaZulu Natal, where she also completed her Masters in Agricultural Sciences. Her research focuses on the use of human excreta as fertilizers for ecosystem restoration. In 2020, … Continue reading Five Questions With Crop Scientist Anne Chisa
The global population is ageing. Life expectancy has increased to 70 years or more in many countries. In 2020, for the first time in history, individuals aged 60 or older outnumbered children under the age of five. These remarkable gains are due to improved public health, better nutrition, better healthcare and, most recently, employing technological innovations, big data and artificial intelligence to improve healthy life expectancy … Continue reading What is the biggest benefit technology will have on ageing and longevity?
Fellowships, upcoming projects, and one thing we’ve learned this year! We’re excited to bring back our Monthly News Roundup. It’s been a while since our newsletter went on a hiatus, and during that time, the website changed its format from publishing weekly to featuring timely and relevant issues related to health and aging. We are excited and proud of our journey so far, and this … Continue reading Monthly News Roundup – May 2021
Be a supportive caregiver As your parents reach their golden years, they are more susceptible to diseases and general body weakness. Although you may have kids and other responsibilities, treat your parents with respect and dignity by tending to their needs. A long-term senior care facility is an ideal alternative, especially when you live away or have a busy schedule. Ultimately, it is critical to … Continue reading Coming To Terms With Your Parents Getting Older
Most fruit consists of carbohydrates, but the avocado is high in healthy fats. Numerous studies have found that avocado has powerful health benefits. If you want to find out more or learn how to improve gut health, then take a look below. Avocados are Nutritious and a Superfood Avocado, also called alligator pear, comes from the avocado tree. It is known for its high nutritional … Continue reading Proven Health Benefits Of Incorporating Avocado Into Your Diet