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Small lifestyle changes can help `lower type 2 diabetes risk`

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 12:06

Researchers have suggested that South Asian families could help improve their chance to lower their risk of type 2 diabetes by making modest lifestyle changes in diet and activity.

South Asians at lesser risk of death from heart diseases than East Asians

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 13:59

A new research has found that the association between body fat and mortality due to cardiovascular disease differs between south and East Asians.

Asians at different risk from TB than other nationalities

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 00:07

Researchers have discovered that the immune response to the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) varies between patients of different ethnic origin.

South Asians advised to exercise more to lower diabetes risk

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 11:47

People from South Asian countries like from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are urged to exercise more than white Europeans to achieve the same levels of fitness and reduce their risk of diabetes.

Pak-origin Asians returning to UK with malaria

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 09:09

There has been a doubling of cases of malaria infections detected in British Asians returning to the UK after visiting Pakistan, according to latest figures by health officials.

Gene variant in East Asians could explain resistance to cancer drugs

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 13:44

Scientists have now found answer to why some patients fail to respond to some of the most successful cancer drugs.

6 new genes linked to diabetes in South Asians identified

Last Updated: Monday, August 29, 2011, 13:09

A new study has identified six new genes that are responsible for the early onset of type-2 diabetes in South Asians.

Fat is more dangerous for South Asians: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 00:00

The main difference between Caucasians and South Asians comes down to how much space there is to store fat in the body and where it holes up.

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