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News Archive

September 13, 2019 to September 20, 2019


‘Rejuvenation treatment can delay onset of heart diseases, cancer'

Steve Horvath, professor of biostatistics, was interviewed by DownToEarth about a study he co-authored which suggests that ‘biological age’ can be reversed. The study was also covered by Maxim, MSN Taiwan, and more.


Nadereh Pourat, associate center director of the Center for Health Policy Research, director of the Health Economics and Evaluation Research Program, and professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in The Argonaut about the Affordable Care Act’s role in low-income, underserved communities.

Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences, was quoted in a Healthline article about whether new vegetarian menu offerings at Taco Bell are healthy.

An article in Eater Los Angeles about a bill which would have kept bars open until 3:00 AM, which did not pass, included mention of a macro-study by Dr. Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor in residence, revealing the public health dangers that could have come with the change.


An article about automotive in-vehicle air purifiers in The Leftovers News referenced a study led by Yifang Zhu, professor of environmental health sciences, that found an onboard air filtration system developed specifically for school buses resulted in reduced exposure to vehicular pollutants by up to 88%, thus safeguarding the health of passengers.