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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.

Youth Using E-cigarettes Three Times as Likely to Become Daily Cigarette Smokers

January 10, 2021

University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science researchers report that starting tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, before the age of 18 is a major risk factor for people becoming daily cigarette smokers.

Daily Activities Like Washing Dishes Reduced Heart Disease Risk in Senior Women

February 22, 2022

Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego researchers studied the impact of daily life movement to cardiovascular disease risk using a machine-learning algorithm and found decrease in risk with increased activity.

UC San Diego Study: E-cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Stay Off Cigarettes

October 19, 2021

E-cigarette use did not help smokers stay off cigarettes and may increase smokers’ chances of relapse, according to a study by University of California San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.

Countywide Initiative to Train 1 Million San Diegans in Hands-Only CPR

February 26, 2024

UC San Diego Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science and County of San Diego Emergency Medical Services launch Revive & Survive San Diego, a new initiative created to save lives by training 1 million San Diegans in hands-only CPR.

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.

Maintaining Stable Weight Increases Longevity Among Older Women

August 29, 2023

UC San Diego researchers investigated the associations of weight changes later in life with exceptional longevity and found that women who maintained their body weight after age 60 were more likely to reach longevity.

Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarette Packaging Changes Perceptions

August 4, 2021

A Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at University of California San Diego clinical trial showed that graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging changes perceptions of smokers to recognize the negative consequences of tobacco and consider quitting.

Grant to Support Safe Driving Program to Curb Traffic Injuries, Deaths

December 16, 2021

A grant awarded to UC San Diego will allow researchers to continue working with law enforcement and health professionals to develop educational programs and interventions that reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.

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