A new index–developed by researchers at Columbia and USC–measures how countries are adapting to their aging populations.
The talk was part of this year's Nobel Week Dialogue, a daylong event that aims to stimulate global dialogue between science and society.
Dietary cocoa flavanols—naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa—reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by CUMC scientists.
The benefits of education are often framed in terms of the short-term future, i.e., employment. But research finds a future benefit, too: staving off late-life cognitive decline.
Fellows from more than 40 countries spent a week at Mailman, applying design thinking to several health challenges.
The gift funds a program that helps 1,200 young New Yorkers each year finish high school and enter college.