The face reveals more than just emotions. Researchers at UNC Wilmington–led by Dr. Karl Ricanek Jr., Co-founder of Lapetus Solutions–have found indicators of health conditions are also found in the face. They are developing an app that uses a photo to provide patients and physicians with a guide to better health. Watch the video here.
Infectious Diseases–New and Ancient Threats to World Health was written by Lapetus Co-founder and Chief Science Officer S. Jay Olshansky, Lapetus Senior Scientist Bruce Carnes, Richard G. Rogers, and Len Smith. It was published in Population Bulletin Vol. 52 No. 2, July 1997. This bulletin explains exactly why a disease like COVID-19 can and should
When the next presidential term begins, the White House will be occupied either by 79-year-old Sanders, 78-year-old Biden, or 74-year-old Trump. What is the probability that any of these candidates will survive for four years, or possibly eight years, with their health intact? Dr. S. Jay Olshansky weighs in on the age of the presidential
Super Tuesday made this crystal-clear: The next president will be a septuagenarian. But voters shouldn’t worry about that, aging experts say. Biden is 77. Sanders is 78. So is former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg (who only won American Samoa last night and seems likely to reassess his campaign today). And President Trump, of
Some researchers have cast doubt on the record of the celebrated supercentenarian. People in France remember the summer of 1997 for the deaths of Princess Diana, Mother Teresa, and Jeanne Calment. The first became a household name by marrying into royalty; the second, by caring for the world’s sick and poor. Jeanne Calment, however, was an