Playing through rehab
A video game developed at USC lets patients play their way through rehabilitation. Mystic Isle tracks patients’ movement as they tackle tasks that are actually rehab exercises.
You may think those mobile apps are free, but you’re paying a price for them. If the apps have ads, they eat up battery power, processing time and network data at a tremendous pace.
In back-to-back studies, researchers show how fasting combined with a class of cancer-inhibiting drugs can starve colorectal, breast and lung cancer cells. If shown to work in humans, the combination could replace chemotherapy, according to senior author Valter Longo of USC.
International executives William McMorrow ’69, MBA ’70 and Heliane Steden ’86 have been named to the USC Board of Trustees. They begin their service in June.
For the next crop of future Trojans, the wait is over: Acceptance letters for USC’s Class of 2019 are in the mail. This year’s admits form the most selective class ever, with 18 percent of nearly 52,000 applicants invited to join the Trojan Family.