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  • New and unique clusters of type 2 diabetes identified in Indians

    New and unique clusters of type 2 diabetes identified in Indians

    The majority of knowledge surrounding diabetes and its cardiovascular complications has been accumulated from studying white populations with Western European ancestry, despite the fact that diabetes in Europeans is very different from Asians.

    August 26, 2020
  • 800 million South Asians at risk

    800 million South Asians at risk

    The impact of climate change is on the rise and no part of the world is immune. South Asia, home to some of the world’s poorest and hungriest peoples, emerges as especially vulnerable. A new study by the World Bank projects a steep decline in living standards in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka because...

    July 15, 2018
  • Discrimination begins at home

    Discrimination begins at home

    Every nerd secretly (and some not so secretly) dreams of getting into Harvard University. Often, the nerd’s parents share the dream, shelling out wads of cash for special lessons, private tuitions, even admission coaches to make it all happen. Desis, far as they may be from Cambridge, Massachusetts, nurse the dream too; wealthy Indians and...

    July 5, 2018
  • Indian immigrants in US fear deportation post DACA repeal

    Indian immigrants in US fear deportation post DACA repeal

    Thousands of people from India, who arrived in the US illegally as children, are fearing deportation after President Donald Trump’s decision to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) programme, a South Asian Advocacy group has said. The number of such people from India, could be more than 20,000, according to an estimate carried...

    September 6, 2017