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How British colonialism increased diabetes in south Asians

South Asians today are between four and six times more likely to get type 2 diabetes than white people. While the role of diet and lifestyle has been explored, it’s only recently that the impact of the disproportionate famines under British colonial ru…

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Manchester Museum to reopen with ‘ordinary folk’ co-curating new gallery

Director says it’s ‘time to tell new stories’ as people from south Asian diaspora contribute experiencesA museum with a dizzying, encyclopaedic collection that spans Egyptian mummies, dinosaur skeletons and live Costa Rican frogs is to reopen next year…

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