The COVID-19 pandemic has brought Peter Tsai, the material scientist and engineer who developed the N95 mask’s virus-blocking technology, out of retirement to study safe ways to disinfect the single-use masks for reuse —nearly 30 years after his invention.
After pulling two all-nighters for work, Amy Choi was in a rush to board her United Airlines flight from Seattle to Paris on Feb. 27.
By KATIE WORKMAN Associated Press For every home cook happily tossing together a stir fry at home, there are a dozen would-be stir fryers wanting to make chicken-broccoli-sugar-snap-pea stir fry, and then sheepishly reaching for the takeout menu. Stir-fry technique has many people intimidated. But if you can slice and stir, you can stir fry. […]
As a nutritionist at International Community Health Services (ICHS), a nonprofit health center, I see first-hand how a healthy diet can help avoid, delay, or reduce the need for medication for many chronic conditions, including high blood pressure.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly “Asian Americans are twice as likely to have diabetes as Caucasians at the same weight; so the rate is twice as high,” Dr. Michael Shannon, medical director and endocrinologist at Physicians of Southwest Washington in Olympia, said. The University of Washington (UW) has done research on the Asian diabetes […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY On a blustery Seattle Friday, I found myself on a King County Metro bus out of downtown Seattle, smack in the middle of a conversation about coronavirus —recently named COVID-19. Figures of the people affected and the number of lives it claimed flew fast. Our camaraderie, rare for a […]
My breakfast always consists of a fried egg every day. Want to preserve your memory? Eggs are a great benefit. The yolk also has many vitamins, including choline and lutein, that are important for brain development and memory. Eggs have good quality protein, according to Haq, regardless of their color, brown or white.
A new study from Stanford University of Medicine, published on Dec. 12, has found that ‘Asian glow’ may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease. ‘Asian glow’ is a condition that causes people to develop flushes on their face and other areas of their body after consuming alcohol. The facial redness is caused by a mutation in […]
The Food and Drug Administration lifted a ban earlier this year that prohibits blood donation from those who had traveled to China in the last three years.
When asked what it means to be of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, or Nepalese descent, most South Asian Americans will talk about similar things: immigration, the culture of hard work, love of food and traditions, value of family and community.