Pioneering study aims to help Asian Americans, Asian Canadians prevent and treat Alzheimer’s
Researchers at the University of British Columbia (UBC) Faculty of Medicine are leading a first-of-its-kind international study of Alzheimer...
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Beauty TikToker says she got ringworm after someone else used her makeup kit
A beauty influencer on TikTok went viral for getting ringworm after someone else allegedly used her makeup kit.
TikTok user @louaira, who ha...
Japanese inn apologizes for changing communal bathwater only twice a year
Japanese health authorities conducting a test of a luxury onsen’s bathwater found that Legionella bacteria levels were 3,700 times over the ...
19-year-old in China is world’s youngest to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s: study
A team of Chinese researchers claimed to have discovered the world’s youngest Alzheimer’s disease patient.
Scientists from Xua...
South Korean man dies due to ‘brain-eating amoeba’
A South Korean man died last week after being infected with “brain-eating amoeba.”
Following a four-month stay in Thailand, the man, who wa...
Passenger traveling from Bali to Australia fined $1,800 over hidden McMuffins
A passenger flying from Bali to Australia was fined AU$2,664 (approximately US$1,870) after a security dog detected McMuffins and other food...
Oregon couple start research foundation dedicated to finding cure for son’s extremely rare disease
A Beaverton, Oregon, couple is asking for help in their 1-year-old son Raiden Pham’s fight against a rare neurodegenerative disease caused b...
Woman Wearing a Face Mask Attacked in NYC Subway, Called a ‘Diseased B*tch’
With the number of coronavirus cases growing, more Asians and Asian Americans are reporting instances of hate and discrimination, including ...
China’s Mysterious Coronavirus Has Reached the United States
The first case of coronavirus — a respiratory disease first reported in Wuhan, China where six people died and at least 200 people have been...
Two People Just Got the PLAGUE in China
Two individuals were diagnosed with pneumonic plague in Beijing, local authorities confirmed on Tuesday.
The disease, caused by the bacteriu...
Virginia Woman Develops Rare Paralyzing Illness During Dream Trip to Thailand
A 22-year-old woman who recently graduated from the University of Mississippi and left to Thailand is now stuck in the country after develop...
Asian Peruvian Doctor Named CNN’s ‘2018 Hero of the Year’
Dr. Ricardo Pun-Chong was chosen as CNN’s “2018 Hero of the Year” for his decade-long commitment to charity work in Peru.
He has provided fr...
Chinese Boy with Life-Threatening Kidney Disease Live Streams to Pay for Medical Bills
A 5-year-old boy from Changchun is helping to pay his own medical bill to treat his life-threatening kidney disease through live streaming.
Chinese Artist Paralyzed for 32 Years Has Already Sold More Than 300 Paintings
Zhang Junli, a 40-year-old artist from Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China, is inspiring millions of people with her dedication to her craft and...
Chinese Mother Feeds Live Tadpoles to Her Son Thinking It is Healthy – Science Greatly Disagrees
A video circulating on Chinese social media shows a mother feeding her young son live tadpoles with the belief that it will keep him healthy...
Thai Woman With Psoriasis Loses Her Husband and Job Over Fears She Has AIDS
A woman in Thailand made a tearful plea on local television after her psoriasis reportedly resulted in losing both her husband and job over ...
Study: Jungle Parasites From the Vietnam War May Be Slowly Killing U.S. Veterans
Some United States veterans who served in Vietnam in the late 1960s may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite that only shows its sy...
Indian Teen Gets Huge Furball Removed From Stomach Because She Can’t Stop Eating Her Hair
Doctors had to perform an operation on a 15-year-old Indian teenager after she was diagnosed with “Rapunzel Syndrome.”
The teenager from Pun...
People Born in These Two Months Have a Higher Risk For Disease in Life, Study Finds
A recent Columbia University study has found that the month you were born in affects your chances of catching certain illnesses and diseases...