S.Korea's Moon hints at dog meat ban amid debate over animal rights
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Monday there might be a need to prohibit dog meat consumption amid debate over the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The protective effect of neighbourhood collective efficacy on family violence  and youth antisocial behaviour in two South Korean prospective longitudinal cohorts - Bauer A, Hammerton G, Park J, Murray J, Han Y, Matijasevich A, Halligan SL, Fairchild G.
Neighbourhood collective efficacy has been proposed as a protective factor against family violence and youth antisocial behaviour. However, little is known about its impact on parent and child behaviour in non-Western countries. Using data from two populat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effects of a web-based alcohol drinking prevention program linking school-to-home in elementary students - Kim Y, Lee CM, Kang SY.
This study utilized a combined family and school intervention approach. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Britain will lend South Korea 1MILLION spare doses of Pfizer's Covid vaccine in the coming weeks
Officials admitted there was no 'immediate need' for the doses in the UK. They added that the plan would not derail the booster drive, or the roll out to 12 to 15-year-olds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between labor union presence and return to work after occupational injury or illness: a nationally representative longitudinal study in South Korea - Choi B, Bahk J, Lee H, Kim SS.
This study sought to examine the association between labor union presence and return to work after occupational injury or illness (RTW) among workers in South Korea. METHODS: We analyzed the first (2018) and second (2019) wave data from... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Experience of violence and factors influencing response to violence among emergency nurses in South Korea: perspectives on stress-coping theory - Choi SY, Kim H, Park KH.
INTRODUCTION: This cross-sectional study aimed to explore the experiences of workplace violence involving emergency nurses and to identify the factors influencing the response to violence on the basis of the stress-coping theory formulated by Lazarus and F... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Passenger, airline, and policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis: the case of South Korea - Kim M, Sohn J.
In recent years, domestic and international air passenger markets have expanded steadily around the world with the rapid growth of low cost carriers and aggressive route expansion; however, the unprecedented crisis caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Shang-Chi' comes to all Disney+ subscribers on November 12th
Disney+ will stream 'Shang-Chi' starting November 12th, and the service is also coming to Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan around the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A behavioral approach to increase pedestrian safety behavior: examining the effects of prompting strategies - Choi J, Lim S, Oah S.
Even now, pedestrian safety remains a serious concern in South Korea. Pedestrians accounted for almost 40% of traffic deaths over the last few years. Pedestrian safety has been addressed in previous studies or policies, but there is a lack of literature co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

BTS Took Center Stage at the U.N. Over One Million Fans Watched Live
The boy band’s seven members accompanied President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, who designated them as special presidential envoy for... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asia-Pacific stocks slip as investors watch Evergrande situation; China, South Korea markets closed
Markets in mainland China and South Korea are closed on Tuesday for a holiday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Data on RYBREVANT ® (amivantamab-vmjw) in Combination with Lazertinib Show Early Activity in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Whose Disease Has Progressed After Both Osimertinib and Platinum-Based Chemotherapy
September 19, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced preliminary results from the Phase 1b CHRYSALIS-2 (NCT04077463) study evaluating RYBREVANT® (amivantamab-vmjw) in combination with lazertinib in the treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) characterized by epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) exon 19 deletion or L858R mutations whose disease had progressed after treatment with osimertinib and platinum chemotherapy.[i] While previously reported results have demonstrated durable responses with RYBREVANT® in combination with...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

RYBREVANT ® (amivantamab-vmjw) Provides Higher Activity and Longer Duration of Response When Used in Combination with Lazertinib in Patients with Advanced EGFR-Mutant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Who Have Failed Osimertinib
September 19, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced a new analysis from the CHRYSALIS (NCT02609776) study evaluating RYBREVANT® (amivantamab-vmjw) monotherapy and a combination regimen with lazertinib in advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations who progressed after osimertinib.[1] The analysis showed higher activity and longer duration of response (DOR) in patients treated with the combination therapy, demonstrating the potential benefit of targeting the extracellular (outer) and catal...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Latest: SKorea reports more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases
South Korea has reported more than 2,000 new cases of the coronavirus, nearing a one-day record set last month, continuing an alarming surge as the nation enters its biggest holiday of the year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The impact of COVID-19 on the injury pattern for maxillofacial fracture in Daegu city, South Korea - Lee DW, Choi SY, Kim JW, Kwon TG, Lee ST.
This study aimed to analyze the impact of COVID-19 on oral and maxillofacial fracture in Daegu by comparing the demographic data in 2019 and 2020, retrospectively. We collected data from all patients having trauma who visited the emergency room... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles, South Korean military says
North Korea fired two unidentified ballistic missiles into waters off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula on Wednesday, according to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Egypt: Cooperation With S.Korea in Plasma Collection, Coronavirus Vaccines
[Egypt Online] Minister of Health and Population Hala Zayed said that Egypt seeks to cooperate with South Korea with regard to plasma collection and coronavirus vaccines' production. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Apple won ’t let Epic bring Fortnite back to South Korea’s App Store
Epic had asked for its developer account to be reinstated so it could re-release Fortnite in South Korea. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Healing from sexual violence among young women in South Korea - Cha C, Lee MR.
Reports of sexual violence against young women have been increasing. Due to limited support, young women who experience sexual violence have difficulties in healing, resulting in long-term consequences for individuals and society. We used grounded theory c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

South Korean startup Lunit gets Singapore HSA & #39;s nod for AI diagnostic tools
The company develops AI tools to analyse chest x-rays and breast mammography. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 6, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

South Korean startup Lunit gets Singapore HSA's nod for AI diagnostic tools
The company develops AI tools to analyse chest x-rays and breast mammography. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 6, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Epidemiological changes in traumatic spinal cord injuries for the last 30 years (1990-2019) in South Korea - Lee BS, Kim O, Ham D.
STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective descriptive study. OBJECTIVES: To identify the characteristics of and epidemiological trends in traumatic spinal cord injuries (TSCIs) in Korea from 1990 to 2019. SETTING: National Rehabilitation Center affiliated with t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

GlaxoSmithKline starts trials of new vaccine to roll out next year
BRITISH firm GlaxoSmithKline is launching phase three trials of another Covid-19 vaccine, developed with South Korean company SK Bioscience. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: S Korea tops 1,000 cases for 57th straight day
South Korea has reported more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases, approaching a daily record set last month just a day after officials cautiously expressed hope that infections may slow (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Amyloid-PET not cost effective in patients with mild cognitive impairment in South Korea
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - September 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

South Korean Lawmakers to Vote on Cameras in Operating Rooms After Surgery Deaths South Korean Lawmakers to Vote on Cameras in Operating Rooms After Surgery Deaths
South Korean lawmakers will vote as early as Monday on whether to require hospitals to place surveillance cameras in operating rooms after a series of medical accidents involving unqualified staff who stood in for surgeons.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 31, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

South Korea Becomes First Country To Ban Google And Apple Monopolies On App Store Payments
U.S. and European lawmakers are considering similar legislation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Graison Dangor, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Allow Least Developed Countries to Develop
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 2021 (IPS) The pandemic is pushing back the world’s poorest countries with the least means to finance economic recovery and contagion containment efforts. Without international solidarity, economic gaps will grow again as COVID-19 threatens humanity for years to come. Least developed While bringing some concessions, the ‘least developed countries’ (LDCs) designation – introduced five decades ago – has not generated changes needed to accelerate sustainable development for all. Anis ChowdhuryThe United Nations (UN) Genera...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Apple, Google App Store Models Face New Threat in South Korea
(Bloomberg) -- South Korea is poised to become the first country to impose curbs on the lucrative app stores run by Apple Inc. and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korea clears VUNO's AI cardiac arrest prediction device for use
The device predicts cardiac arrests using four primary vital signs. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 25, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

S.Korea parliament committee votes to curb Google, Apple commission dominance
A South Korean parliamentary committee voted early on Wednesday to recommend amending a law, a key step toward banning Google and Apple... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: S Korea nearly matches its high for new cases
South Korea has reported 2,155 new coronavirus cases, nearly matching a record daily increase set earlier this month amid an alarming spread of infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Seoul urges Biden to break vaccine IP deadlock
South Korea poised to spend billions of dollars expanding factories as jab shortage looms (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Road hazard assessment using pothole and traffic data in South Korea - Yang CH, Kim JG, Shin SP.
Road surface conditions have a direct effect on the quality of driving, which in turn affects overall traffic flow. Many studies have been conducted to accurately identify road surface conditions using diverse technologies. However, these previously propos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

UAE Unlikely to Set Net-Zero Emissions Target Before COP26
The United Arab Emirates is unlikely to set a net-zero emissions target before the COP26 talks starting in October, dealing a potential blow to the climate event. While the country is considering such a goal, its extreme heat and dry conditions make reducing greenhouse gas emissions difficult because plenty of energy is needed for cooling and desalination, according to a senior Ministry of Climate Change and Environment official. “Don’t expect us to announce anything by the COP26, but we are considering a net-zero target like any other part of the world,” Qais Al Suwaidi, head of the ministry’s clim...
Source: TIME: Science - August 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Verity Ratcliffe / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire climate change Londontime Source Type: news

S.Korea set to curb Google, Apple commission dominance
South Korea is likely to bar Google and Apple from requiring software developers to use their payment systems, effectively stopping them... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social marketing program for dating violence bystander intervention on university campus: analyzing its effectiveness and sociocultural feasibility - Park S, Ko Y.
The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness and sociocultural feasibility of a dating violence (DV) bystander intervention program, called With-Us, implemented on university campus in South Korea. Participants were recruited from two universiti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

After stalling in the U.S., FibroGen anemia drug wins European nod and $120M partner payout
The drug is approved for chronic kidney disease patients in Europe, Japan, China, Chile and South Korea but was rejected earlier this month by U.S. regulators. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

After stalling in the U.S., FibroGen anemia drug wins European nod and $120M partner payout
The drug is approved for chronic kidney disease patients in Europe, Japan, China, Chile and South Korea but was rejected earlier this month by U.S. regulators. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 20, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

South Koreans Now Dislike China More Than They Dislike Japan
There is growing anti-China sentiment in South Korea, particularly among young voters. Conservative politicians are eager to turn the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fermented Foods: The Dos and Dont's
Is all yogurt created equal? Does it matter if the kimchi is spicy? And what if my kombucha has sugar? Your questions answered. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Parker-Pope Tags: Content Type: Service Cider Microbiology Kimchi (South Korean Food) Probiotics Yogurt Sugar Digestive Tract Sauerkraut Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Associations between parental maltreatment and online behavior among young adolescents - Kim S, Han Y.
Deviant behavior of adolescents in the online world has emerged as a serious social issue in South Korea. Given the urgent need to address new forms of risks related to technological advancement such as the Internet, this study examined the mechanisms of o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

DuChemBio Co., Ltd. & Life Molecular Imaging Announce Material...
Investigational tau imaging agent [18F]PI-2620 added to the imaging biomarker platform for clinical studies in South Korea(PRWeb August 17, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/duchembio_co_ltd_life_molecular_imaging_announce_material_transfer_and_clinical_supply_agreement_for_18fpi_2620_tau_pet_tracer/prweb18131067.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 17, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Disney+ Coming To South Korea, Hong Kong And Taiwan, With Japan Expanding Its Content
The Walt Disney Company announced today at the company’s Q3 earnings call that Disney+, its streaming service, will launch in South... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Some Diabetes Meds Might Also Lower Alzheimer's Risk
THURSDAY, Aug. 12, 2021 -- Older adults who take certain diabetes drugs may see a slower decline in their memory and thinking skills, a new study suggests. Researchers in South Korea found that among older people who'd been having memory issues,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Steroids Prevent Recurring Allergic Reactions to Radiocontrast Media Steroids Prevent Recurring Allergic Reactions to Radiocontrast Media
A new South Korean study recommends the use of steroids and antihistamines to prevent recurrences of delayed allergic reactions to a form of radiocontrast media.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

The Latest: S Korea exceeds 2,000 daily cases for 1st time
South Korea’s daily increase in coronavirus infections has exceeded 2,000 for the first time since the start of the pandemic, continuing an alarming spread despite the enforcement of strict virus restrictions in large population centers (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

S.Korea's Krafton, maker of hit game 'PUBG', tumbles on debut
Shares in Krafton Inc (259960.KS), the Tencent Holdings-backed (0700.HK) South Korean company behind blockbuster video game... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multiple mediating effects of conflicts with parents and self-esteem on the relationship between economic status and depression among middle school students since COVID-19 - Lee J, Lim H, Allen J, Choi G.
This study explores associations between perceived economic status and depression among middle school students during COVID-19 in the context of conflict with parents and self-esteem. Data were collected in South Korea in the fall of 2020. A total of 328 m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The association between unstable employment and suicidal behavior in young-adult precarious workers - Seong Y, Lee ES, Park S.
OBJECTIVE: Precarious workers have increased over the past two decades in South Korea. Employment instability, especially among young adults, is considered a serious social problem. The unstable employment status of precarious workers has negative impacts ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news