ROKIT Healthcare Announces a Novel Application of Dermal Regeneration Platform Using Proprietary Three-Dimensional Bioprinting Strategy
Applications of the treatment will expand to different indications in need to regenerative therapeutic strategies, including scar removal, burns, and pressure/diabetic foot ulcers SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 20, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Networ... Regenerative Medicine ROKIT Healthcare, INVIVO , 3D bioprinter, biofabrication (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doctors remove 4.4lbs of stones, bottle caps and coins from stomach of man
The 54-year-old patient, from Goyang in South Korea, complained of pain in his stomach and sought help from medics. Doctors noticed his stomach was bloated and had to operate to remove the debris. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New PET/CT tracer effectively targets blood clots
Researchers from South Korea and Germany are reporting excellent image quality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET agent could advance blood clot imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 18, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Development of a suicide index model in general adolescents using the South Korea 2012-2016 national representative survey data - Lee J, Jang H, Kim J, Min S.
Suicide is a leading cause of death among adolescents and a major public health concern. Here we developed a risk stratification model for adolescent suicide attempts using sociodemographic characteristics, risk behaviours and psychological variables. Part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Outcome Comparable to Open Surgery Laparoscopic Gastrectomy Outcome Comparable to Open Surgery
Patients with stage I gastric cancer who undergo laparoscopic distal gastrectomy have long-term-survival rates similar to those who have open distal gastrectomy, according to a clinical trial from South Korea.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 15, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

AI-based visual tech to be applied to CCTV cameras
(National Research Council of Science& Technology) A visual-based artificial intelligence (AI) technology developed by South Korea's Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) will be deployed on CCTV cameras for detecting and preventing various crimes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chronic sinusitis DOUBLES a person's risk of depression, study finds
The overall incidence of depression during the 11-year follow-up was 1.51-fold higher in chronic sinusitis sufferers, the South Korean study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is chronic rhinosinusitis associated with increased risk of depression, anxiety?
This study of about 49,000 people   in a   South Korean insurance database examined the risk of depression and anxiety in chronic rhinosinusitis and depending on the type of chronic rhinosinusitis (with or without nasal polyps). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A lesson learned from the ferry Sewol sinking in South Korea in 2014 - Ha KM.
Owing to the superficial disaster response, so many passengers of the ferry Sewol drowned to death around the Jindo area in South Korea. The aim of this paper was to raise the significance of establishing a national disaster response framework by analysing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

South Korea raises foot-and-mouth alert as second case found
South Korea raised the country's foot-and-mouth alert by one notch to curb wider spread of the contagious virus ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays, its agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Former UN Leader Ban Ki-moon Just Endorsed Democrats' Fight For A Green New Deal
Yet the South Korean diplomat said the United Nations should continue to "welcome" the fossil fuel industry to participate in climate talks. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 25, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Former UN Leader Ban Ki-moon Just Endorsed Democrats' Fight For A Green New Deal
Yet the South Korean diplomat said the United Nations should continue to "welcome" the fossil fuel industry to participate in climate talks. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 25, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Former UN Leader Ban Ki-moon Just Endorsed Democrats' Fight For A Green New Deal
Yet the South Korean diplomat said the United Nations should continue to "welcome" the fossil fuel industry to participate in climate talks. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 25, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Researchers uncover brain pathway linked to impulsive behaviors
(Nanyang Technological University) Researchers from Singapore and South Korea have uncovered new details of a brain pathway that can cause impulsive behaviours. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Harmony and distress: humor, culture, and psychological well-being in South Korean organizations - Kim HS, Plester BA.
Humor is a contextual phenomenon that exists in all societies, although the impact of humor may differ across different cultures. The data for this research was collected using an ethnographic-based approach, incorporating participant observation and semi-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

New study reveals local drivers of amplified Arctic warming
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) An international team of researchers, including Professor Sarah Kang and DoYeon Kim in the School of Urban and Environmental Engineering at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has unveiled local drivers of amplified arctic warming. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 19, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

UNIST researcher recognized with 2018 Merck Life Science Awards
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) Jun Ho Lee, a doctroral student in Life Sciences at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), named a recipient of 2018 Life Science Awards. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 19, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

UNIST student wins prestigious 2018 Red Dot Award: Design concept
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A student, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been named a winner of the 2018 prestigious " Red Dot Award " for design concept. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Seven UNIST researchers named 'world's most highly cited researchers'
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) Seven faculty members of South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have distinguished themselves with inclusion in the Global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New therapeutic avenue in the fight against chronic liver disease
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a novel targeted drug delivery system in the fight against cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNIST faculty member named as potential Nobel Prize winner
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) Distinguished Professor Rodney S. Ruoff from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been named among '2018 Citation Laureates' by Clarivate Analytics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNIST professor honored with '2018 National Top 12 R & D Performance'
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) Recent work by Professor Eunmi Choi at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been honored with '2018 National Top 12 R&D Performance'. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sexual double standard, dating violence recognition, and sexual assertiveness among university students in South Korea - Kim Y, Lee E, Lee H.
This study aimed to examine the association among sexual double standard, dating violence recognition, and sexual assertiveness among Korean university students. METHODS: Using a cross-sectional survey, Korean university students (N = 322,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nanoparticle breakthrough in the fight against cancer
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a novel targeted drug delivery system in the fight against cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Green innovation to revolutionize construction industry
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A recent technology transfer by Dongho Jeon in the School of Urban and Environmental Engineering at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) is estimated to be worth KRW 100 million. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 17, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

A survey on the perception and attitude change of first-line healthcare providers after child abuse education in South Korea: a pilot study - Paek SH, Kwak YH, Noh H, Jung JH.
We had designed an educational program for early reporting of suspected child abuse for healthcare providers in South Korea. The purpose of study was to evaluate the effectiveness of education program for health care providers as pilot study. The education... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Call the police immediately: factors influencing perpetrator arrest time in child abduction cases in South Korea - Park J, Cho JT.
BACKGROUND: Considering the devastating long-term effects on victims caused by child abduction, a thorough examination of child abduction cases as well as the identification of specific factors determining offender arrest times are required. OBJECT... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Fire and EMS Crews Examine Suspicious Packages in Australian Cities
SYDNEY (AP) — Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received packages containing suspicious substances. Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the U.S. and Swiss missions in the city said they had also received packages. The Vic Emergency website, the collective body of emergency agencies in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital, noted at least 10 "hazardous material" incidents in...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 10, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International News Source Type: news

EMS and Fire Crews Examine Suspicious Packages in Australian Cities
SYDNEY (AP) — Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received packages containing suspicious substances. Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the U.S. and Swiss missions in the city said they had also received packages. The Vic Emergency website, the collective body of emergency agencies in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital, noted at least 10 "hazardous material" incidents in...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 10, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Trevor Marshallsea, Associated Press Tags: International Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Endometriosis study 'sheds light on links to infertility' say scientists
South Korea and US teams say infertility could be linked to deficiency of a protein in wombA new study has cast light on why some women with endometriosis experience infertility, with scientists saying the finding could lead to new treatment options.Endometriosis is an inflammatory condition in which cells that usually form the lining of the uterus are present elsewhere, such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvis and rectum.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Endometriosis Fertility problems Animal experimentation Medical research Pregnancy Health Science Society Lena Dunham Whoopi Goldberg World news Source Type: news

Biotech's big conference living up to reputation with big deals, big costs
Biotech's biggest dealmaking conference is off to a big start, and it may mark a return of the biotech IPO market as well as mergers and acquisitions. Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) said Monday it would pay $8 billion for Loxo Oncology Inc., an East Coast cancer-fighting company with Bay Area ties. That follows Sunday night's announcement of deal between Foster City-based Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) and a South Korean company to develop a treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis — NASH… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 7, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Biotech's big conference living up to reputation with big deals, big costs
Biotech's biggest dealmaking conference is off to a big start, and it may mark a return of the biotech IPO market as well as mergers and acquisitions. Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) said Monday it would pay $8 billion for Loxo Oncology Inc., an East Coast cancer-fighting company with Bay Area ties. That follows Sunday night's announcement of deal between Foster City-based Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) and a South Korean company to develop a treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis — NASH… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 7, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Identification of potential hazardous events of unloading system and CO
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is regarded as one of key technologies to meet global greenhouse gas emission reduction goal. In this manner, South Korea is developing a one-million-ton-scale offshore CCS project to reduce national greenhouse gas emission... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

The impact of low self-control and delinquent peer associations on bullying perpetration and victimization among South Korean adolescents: time-concurrent, time-lagged, and latent growth curve modeling - Cho S.
This study examines the impact of low self-control and deviant peer affiliations on bullying perpetration and victimization in South Korea. Our sample is drawn from a five-wave, longitudinal study of 2,844 Korean adolescents (ages 11-15), compiled by the K... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Heading Toward 2019, The Future of Trade Looks Like Italy, India, Your Medicine Cabinet
As we turn the corner into 2019, if you want to see the future of U.S. trade, look no further than Italy and India. That's right, not China, Canada or Mexico, which account for one-third of all U.S. trade. And not Germany or South Korea, both top 10 trade partners. The data helps tell the story. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ken Roberts, Contributor Source Type: news

The history of occupational health in South Korea - Park J, Kim Y.
South Korea has experienced rapid economic development over a 60-year period, since the 1960s, rising up from the ruins of the 1950-1953 Korean War. During this short period, South Korea experienced a wide range of occupational safety and health (OSH) prob... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Body transportation after homicides: offender and offense characteristics - Lee SJ, Park J.
Body transportation is defined as moving the body of the victim from the scene of a homicide to another location. We analyzed data on 513 South Korean homicide cases with convictions to compare 104 homicides involving the transportation of victims' bodies ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Health Canada sets pre-market medical device cybersecurity requirements
By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group New guidance from Health Canada would establish cybersecurity requirements and considerations for pre-market reviews of devices in Canada similar to policies developed by US and South Korean regulators. Get the full story here at the Emergo Group’s blog. The opinions expressed in this blog post are the author’s only and do not necessarily reflect those of MassDevice.com or its employees. The post Health Canada sets pre-market medical device cybersecurity requirements appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - December 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog Emergo Group Source Type: news

Development of screening tool for child abuse in the Korean emergency department: using modified Delphi study - Paek SH, Jung JH, Kwak YH, Kim DK, Ryu JM, Noh H, Kyong YY, Kang YJ.
Mandatory reporting rate of suspected child abuse by health care provider is relatively low in South Korea. The purpose of the study was to develop a screening tool for child abuse and evaluate the feasibility of using this screening tool in emergency depa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Predictors of intentional intoxication using decision tree modeling analysis: a retrospective study - Oh ES, Choi JH, Lee JW, Park SY.
OBJECTIVE: The suicide rate in South Korea is very high and is expected to increase in coming years. Intoxication is the most common suicide attempt method as well as one of the common reason for presenting to an emergency medical center. We used decision ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Do built environments affect pedestrians' choices of walking routes in retail districts? A study with GPS experiments in Hongdae retail district in Seoul, South Korea - Hahm Y, Yoon H, Jung D, Kwon H.
This study aims to reveal components of built environments that influence pedestrians' walking patterns and potential consumption in a retail district. We conducted a Global Positioning System (GPS) experiment observing 82 pedestrians' choices of walking r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

U.S. to Help S. Korea Get Flu Drugs to North Despite Stalled Nuclear Talks U.S. to Help S. Korea Get Flu Drugs to North Despite Stalled Nuclear Talks
The United States has agreed to help South Korea send flu medication to North Korea, a South Korean official said on Friday, after the United States said it would help deliver aid to the North despite stalled nuclear talks.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

U.S. to help South Korea get flu drugs to North despite stalled nuclear talks
The United States has agreed to help South Korea send flu medication to North Korea, a South Korean official said on Friday, after the United States said it would help deliver aid to the North despite stalled nuclear talks. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Characteristics of emergency department presentations of pediatric poisoning between 2011 and 2016: a retrospective observational study in South Korea - Moon J, Chun B, Cho Y, Lee S, Jung E.
This study aimed to characterize pediatric poisoning in South Korea over the last 6 years and to discu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A stakeholder analysis of community-led collaboration to reduce health inequity in a deprived neighbourhood in South Korea - Heo HH, Jeong W, Che XH, Chung H.
Intersectoral collaboration amongst health and other sectors, as well as between government and non-governmental organisations, has been highlighted as a way to improve health equity. We used a mixed-methods approach to assess collaborative relationships b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Media coverage of celebrity suicide caused by depression and increase in the number of people who seek depression treatment - Lee SY.
We examined how media coverage of a celebrity who died by suicide due to depression was associated with the change in the number of people who visited a psychiatrist for depression. For this, of all news articles published in South Korea between 2010 and 2... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A prospective, longitudinal cohort study: the impact of child maltreatment on delinquency among South Korean youth in middle and high school - Cho M.
This study investigated the impact of m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FDA Approves Herzuma (trastuzumab-pkrb), a Biosimilar to Herceptin
INCHEON, South Korea& JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE) December 14, 2018 --Celltrion, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Herzuma (trastuzumab-pkrb), a HER2/neu... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - December 14, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

AR improves operative view for robotic thyroid surgery
Researchers from South Korea have developed a technique to enhance the safety...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AR, 3D printing make headway in patient education Virtual reality may help plan, guide glioma resection Augmented reality heightens accuracy of brain procedure Augmented reality guides orthopedic surgery SIR: Holography platform boosts reader confidence for aneurysms (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news