LOS ANGELES,CA -Tania Gill, wholives in Los Angeles region, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in January. She is currently receiving chemotherapy at City of Hope Hospital, but the only true cure for her is a stem cell transplant. Multiple drives will be held in L.A. this month in the hopes of finding a donor, according to a press release. Every year more than 20,000 patients with blood cancer in the U.S. will require...
PASADENA,CA – P. P. Vaidyanathan, Kiyo and Eiko Tomiyasu Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Professor Vaidyanathan was elected for “contributions to digital filter bank theory and design, according to a Caltech press release.” Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.
LOS ANGELES,CA - An Indian-American professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, has won the prestigious Dan David Prize for his contributions to history. Sanjay Subrahmanyam, whose work focuses on the encounters between Asians, Europeans and indigenous and colonial Americans from 1400 through 1800, was named a laureate of the Dan David Prize awarded annually to those who “have made outstanding...
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LOS ANGELES, CA- Who would have ever imagined that mere recommendations from friends could change the course of their life? That an idea could strike such a chord that it impacts and changes everything forever?
Joe Mathai, owner of both My City Financial and Prime California Realty, had such an experience in...
LOS ANGELES,CA - Singer Falguni Shah, who is one of the nominees for this year’s Grammys, says she is honored to represent India and Indian immigrants in the US at the global platform. Falguni is nominated for her album “Falu’s Bazaar” in the Best Children’s Music category at the 61st Grammy Awards, which will take place on February 11 here. “I am honoured to be representing not only India at the Grammys,
RIVERSIDE,CA - The California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently announced that Geeta Sikand will receive its prestigous 2019 Dolores Nyhus Memorial Outstanding Dietitian of the Year Award on April 11 at the Riverside Convention Center, here. This is the highest honor bestowed by the Academy of to a dietitian each year. Sikand is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN),
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HOUSTON,TX - When 8-year-old Rushi Gandhi asked to join the baseball team with his friends last Spring, his doctors told him it was too dangerous. When he asked his parents to play soccer or join the running club in the Fall, the answer, again, was no. “It’s getting to him,” explains his mother, Nilima Gandhi. “I see him forcing himself to play on the computer trying to forget that he can’t do...
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LOS ANGELES, CA - At the 76th Golden Globe Awards held on January 6 here, former Miss India and Bollywood actress Manasvi Mamgai was in attendance. Mamgai opted to wear a lovely, shimmery peach colored satin saree. She told the media on walking the red carpet in a saree, “I think it was the first saree worn at golden globes. Everyone was quite spellbound,
NEW YORK - An Indian-American teenager has won the inaugural "Digital Transformation Hackathon" at Cornell University for designing a device to detect the actual pain level of a patient during a diagnosis. The device designed by 17-year-old Mahum Siddiqi and her team uses neurological activity occurring in one's brain to help doctors more efficiently determine someone's pain levels. "It's incredibly upsetting and problematic how hypothetical the concept of pain diagnostics is.
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SAN DIEGO,CA - Vinod Krishnamoorthy’s book titled “Competitive Math for Middle School” is distinctive in many ways. Alerted to the tornadic force of numbers from early childhood, the author’s main interest lies in enticing school children to delve deeper into the intricacies of math while learning new concepts not otherwise taught in traditional public schools.