Here’s why people of Asian-American origin are more prone to severe strokes

People of Asian-American origin are more likely to experience severe ischemic stroke and worse outcomes than whites, claims a study. This happens because, compared to whites, Asian-Americans were increasingly associated with poorer functional recovery, receiving the clot-busting drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) less frequently, which can improve the chances of recovering from a stroke. They […]

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Hope for cancer patients: Enzyme linked to colon cancer identified

Researchers have identified an enzyme that appears to drive the conversion of normal colon tissue into cancer by attaching sugar molecules, or glycans, to certain proteins in the cell. The research, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, showed that the enzyme was absent in healthy colon tissue but abundant in colon cancer cells. “Our […]

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Health scare forced Robbie Williams to change his lifestyle

London, Jan 31 (PTI) Singer Robbie Williams says his serious health scare and the death of several of his music peers forced him to make his lifestyle healthy. The “Party Like a Russian” hitmaker, who spent seven days in intensive care after abnormalities were found in his brain in September, has opened up about how […]

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