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.
The new, 21-month program from the USC Marshall School of Business begins this fall. The program’s focus: emerging online business topics such as Internet analytics, social media, virtual teams and entrepreneurial thinking.
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.