Latest Asian people Stories

2011-02-17 13:01:53

UC Riverside study finds that Asian Americans are not viewed as ideal leaders.

2011-01-12 00:01:22

Social Roots a popular social network for south asians, is currently offering a new promotion. Users get 100 minutes for every they review write. The most a user can earn is 500 minutes a month.

2010-08-24 14:00:36

There are marked differences in heart disease risk and occurrence among Asian-American subgroups, but data on these subgroups is limited, prompting the American Heart Association to call for more research on this fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the U.S., according to a scientific statement published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. "Available research shows that subgroups of Asian-Americans are at increased risk of complications and death from cardiovascular...

2010-08-23 15:00:00

Statement highlights: - Asians are the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the U.S., but data on cardiovascular disease is lacking. - 90 percent of the Asian-American population falls into one of six major subgroups: Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. - If all Asian-Americans are grouped together, differences in heart risk between the groups can't be detected. DALLAS, Aug.

2010-04-26 13:45:00

WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 1978, a joint congressional resolution established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week.

2009-10-21 12:06:31

Alcohol use in South Asians in the UK is under-recognized, and alcohol related harm is disproportionately high, warn researchers in an editorial published on bmj.com today.

2009-08-19 00:03:57

Asian-American women seem to be particularly at risk for suicidal thoughts and behavior, U.S. researchers said. University of Washington researchers used data from the National Latino and Asian-American Study based on bilingual interviews of almost 2,100 people age 18 and over.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.