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.

Word of the Day
  • A dirge; a lamentation for the dead. The custom of singing dirges at funerals was formerly prevalent in Scotland and Ireland, especially in the Highlands of Scotland.
The word 'coranach' comes from the Scottish Gaelic corranach and Irish corānach.