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More Steps, Moderate Physical Activity Cuts Dementia, Cognitive Impairment Risk

January 25, 2023

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science study: senior women were less likely to develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia if they did more daily walking and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity.

Experts from 14 Nations Discuss Global Gene Drive Project Registry

December 15, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science led 70 participants from 14 nations in a discussion on the ways in which a gene drive project registry could both contribute to and detract from the fair development, testing and use of gene-drive modified organisms.

Thinking Globally to Address the Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

November 29, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity Science and the Jordan University of Science and Technology are leading an international consortium to implement climate change and health research, training and policies in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Grant Supports Education Programs Emphasizing Driving Unimpaired, Focus on Teens

November 14, 2022

Researchers at The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego are working with law enforcement and health professionals to develop educational programs and interventions that reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.

Physical Activity May Have a Stronger Role than Genes in Longevity

August 24, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity study asked whether associations between physical activity and sedentary time with death varied based on different levels of genetic predisposition for longevity.

Biological Age, Not Birthdate May Reveal Healthy Longevity

July 27, 2022

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Study reports that epigenetic age acceleration is associated with lower odds of living to be 90 years old and could be used as a biomarker for healthy longevity and to estimate functional and cognitive aging.

Study Suggests Menthol Cigarettes Increase Youth Smoking, Nicotine Addiction

June 6, 2022

Menthol cigarettes increase youth smoking and nicotine addiction report researchers at the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego.

Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Labels Led Smokers to Hide Packs

June 2, 2022

Graphic warning labels led smokers to hide their packs but not change other smoking behaviors according to report by University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science researchers.

1 million Youth Became Daily Tobacco Users, Most Used JUUL E-cigarettes

May 30, 2022

More than 1 million United States youth became new daily tobacco users within two years, most were vaping e-cigarettes daily, report UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science researchers.
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