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The necessity for the theoretical and empirical research on assaulted and injured police officers in the line of duty in South Korea -
In South Korea, a total of 2,730 police officers were injured and assaulted in the line of duty from 2011 to 2015, with an average of 546 officers per year. If compared with other countries, the ratio of assaulted police officers to the total number of pol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

An empirical study on criteria for suspended sentence in crimes related to traffic - Jeong CW.
In South Korea, Judges have the large discretionary power in practice in deciding suspended sentence even though general criteria for such sentence is established by the criminal law and the commission of sentencing in supreme court. In result, there is in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Development of running red light crash modelling at signalized intersections for safety evaluation -
According to the 2015 statistics of the National Police Agency, running red light (RLR) crashes represent a serious safety problem at signalized intersections throughout South Korea. The purpose of this study is to comparatively analyze the correlation bet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Bitcoin hacks are funding North Korea's nuclear missile program; Cryptos now LESS secure than conventional money
(Natural News) The group behind a recent $500 million crypto heist that targeted the Japanese cryptocurrency exchange CoinCheck has been identified as a group of North Korean hackers, new reports indicate. According to a recent Bloomberg report, an unidentified South Korean lawmaker who wishes to remain anonymous is credited with having nabbed the hacker clan,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Swiss Athletes Are First at Olympics Confirmed With Norovirus
The Swiss Olympic delegation, which did not identify the athletes or their sport, said they were sequestered and no longer had symptoms. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MOTOKO RICH Tags: Olympic Games (2018) Norovirus Pyeongchang (South Korea) Source Type: news

Swiss skiers first athletes hit by norovirus at Games
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Two Swiss freestyle skiers are the first athletes confirmed to have been hit by a highly contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea at the Pyeongchang Winter Games, the Swiss Olympic team confirmed on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Olympics: Two Swiss freestyle skiers contract norovirus - Swiss team
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Two Swiss freestyle skiers have contracted the norovirus, the Swiss team said on Friday, becoming the first confirmed cases among athletes at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How to train like an Olympian
Trainers and physicians have identified some of the most effective habits of Olympians like Lindsey Vonn, pictured, competing in Pyeongchang, South Korea that can be used by the average athlete. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's what Olympic athletes eat for breakfast
Team USA shipped hundreds of pounds to Pyeongchang, South Korea, to make sure athletes have sll of the fuel they need to win big at the 2018 Winter Olympics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Out of the Shadows: Mental Health in Asia Pacific
Mental health has been a peripheral issue in emerging markets for a long time, despite the severe impact not only on those directly affected but also on families and carers, as well as on social cohesion and economic development.Fortunately, mental health is starting to get more attention but there is still a widespread tendency to stigmatize and discriminate against people suffering with a mental illness. They are often considered as dangerous and aggressive which in turn increases the social distance.Is there an opportunity for pharma to do more? In the first of a series of articles exploring mental health in emerging ma...
Source: EyeForPharma - February 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news

Organizers confirm 177 total norovirus cases at Pyeongchang
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizers (POCOG) said on Monday a total of 177 norovirus cases had been confirmed so far at the Games but that the athletic delegations remained unaffected. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Family Physician Heads Women's Olympic Hockey Medical Team Family Physician Heads Women's Olympic Hockey Medical Team
Allyson Howe, from Portland, Maine, is living out her"ultimate goal" in Pyeongchang, South Korea, continuing a lifetime of service and passion for sports.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Doc Leads US Women's Olympic Hockey Medical Team Doc Leads US Women's Olympic Hockey Medical Team
Allyson Howe, from Portland, Maine, is living out her"ultimate goal" in Pyeongchang, South Korea, continuing a lifetime of service and passion for sports.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Olympics: Norovirus outbreak tapers off as Games get underway
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizers said on Saturday that 11 new cases of a virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea had been confirmed at the Games, bringing the total to 139. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

VR, smart glasses, and more tech at PyeongChang's Olympic Games
Last night the Olympic Games kicked off in Pyeongchang South Korea. For many, the road to the games was filled hard work, training, and, increasingly, gadgets. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Norovirus: How to protect yourself at the Olympics or at home
As the Winter Olympic Games officially began in South Korea on Friday, a nasty shadow was hanging over the friendly competition and expressions of goodwill -- in the form of the highly contagious norovirus. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 mental tricks to win gold at the Winter Olympics
By the time Olympic athletes arrive in Pyeongchang, South Korea, they have trained their bodies to near-perfection. But it's how well they've trained their minds that may determine who's more likely to take home a medal. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What South Korea Can Teach The World About Living Well
Take notes from the Winter Olympics host country. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 mental tricks to win gold at the Winter Olympics
By the time Olympic athletes arrive in Pyeongchang, South Korea, they have trained their bodies to near-perfection. But it's how well they've trained their minds that may determine who's more likely to take home a medal. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olympics: IOC discussing norovirus outbreak, more cases reported
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Olympic officials are discussing measures to combat the spread of a virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea after 42 new cases were confirmed at the Winter Games, a Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) official said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

More Norovirus Infections at Olympics in South Korea
THURSDAY, Feb. 8, 2018 -- With the Winter Olympics set to start Friday, South Korean officials are scrambling to find the source of a nasty stomach infection called norovirus that has sickened 128 people so far. South Korean health officials said... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The darkest building on Earth: 'An angular black hole waiting to suck you in'
Sprayed with Vantablack Vbx2, a pavilion at the Winter Olympics in South Korea absorbs 99% of light. We talk to its British architect Asif Khan, who also invented the ‘selfie-building’The pistes of Pyeongchang may be blinding white with snow as theWinter Olympics kicks off in South Korea, but among the ice rinks and bobsleigh tracks stands something completely different: the darkest building on the planet. Lurking between the competition venues like an angular black hole, it looks like a portal to a parallel universe, waiting to suck unsuspecting ski fans into its vortex. But this is not the latest high-tech de...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Wainwright Tags: Architecture Nanotechnology Science Art and design Culture Winter Olympics 2018 Sculpture Manufacturing sector Source Type: news

Norovirus Cases at Olympics More than Double, Moving Beyond Security Staff
The number of cases has risen to 86, and the virus may be traveling quickly across other Olympic areas. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AMY QIN Tags: Norovirus Food Contamination and Poisoning Viruses Olympic Games Olympic Games (2018) Epidemics Hygiene and Cleanliness Pyeongchang (South Korea) Source Type: news

Cipla to market Novartis, and J & J ’s products, while Alkem partners Dong A of South Korea
Alkem is bringing in a fresh brand. Evogliptin has been approved in South Korea and the company is waiting for an approval from the USFDA authorities for its North American launch. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Norovirus fears send Olympics officials scrambling, forcing 1,200 to stay in rooms
Officials are scrambling on the eve of the biggest planned event in South Korea in years — not because of anything related to North Korea and national security, but in an attempt to arrest the spread of norovirus at the Pyeongchang Games. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

What you need to know about the stomach bug plaguing the Olympics
South Korea is grappling with several stomach virus cases plaguing the Olympics. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Norovirus Sidelines Security Staff at Pyeongchang Olympics
Dozens have fallen ill and at least 1,200 people are being tested for the highly contagious norovirus ahead of the start of the Winter Games. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MEGAN SPECIA and DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Food Contamination and Poisoning Olympic Games (2018) Norovirus Athletics and Sports Pyeongchang (South Korea) Source Type: news

A Norovirus Outbreak Hit the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Here ’s What You Need to Know
Norovirus has hit the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, just days before the 2018 Games begin. Dozens of security guards have been infected, and hundreds more are being checked for signs of the contagious virus. Here’s what you need to know about norovirus and the Winter Olympics: How many people have norovrius at the PyeongChang Olympics? Thirty-two security guards who are part of a private security group at the PyeongChang Olympics are infected with the norovirus as of Tuesday, according to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (POCOG). Lab tests confirmed the infections and all are currently under ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park/PyeongChang, South Korea Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Infectious Disease norovirus olympics 2018 Source Type: news

MSF Challenges Pfizer's Monopoly on Pneumonia Vaccine in South Korea
Unmerited patents on Pfizer's lifesaving pneumonia vaccine are a barrier for people, governments, and treatment providers trying to protect children against pneumonia.Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

MSF Challenges Pfizer's Monopoly on Lifesaving Pneumonia Vaccine in South Korea
Press releaseMSF Challenges Pfizer's Monopoly on Lifesaving Pneumonia Vaccine in South KoreaFebruary 06, 2018The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has filed a legal petition to the Supreme Court of South Korea requesting that the court review Pfizer’s patent to for its pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV). On November 29, 2017, the Patent Court of Korea upheld the patent granted to Pfizer for its PCV13 product , marketed as Prevnar13. Unmerited patents like this are a barrier for people, governments, and treatment providers, such...
Source: MSF News - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

Differentiation of direct and indirect socioeconomic effects on suicide attempts in South Korea - Ki M, Seong Sohn E, An B, Lim J.
This study investigated the pathway from SEP to suicide attempts with atte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Religion and depression in South Korea: a comparison between Buddhism, Protestantism, and Roman Catholicism - Seomun J, Park J, Geem ZW, Lee HJ.
Over the past few years, the occurrence of depression in South Korea has significantly increased. Even though Buddhism was the main religion in historical South Korea, Christianity has recently emerged as a dominant faith tradition. However, the relationsh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A distinct form of deviance or a variation of bullying? Examining the developmental pathways and motives of cyberbullying compared with traditional bullying in South Korea - Kim J, Song H, Jennings WG.
Cyberbullying has been subject to a debate about whether it is a subtype of traditional bullying or a distinct deviant behavior from traditional bullying. Applying a longitudinal South Korean youth sample and latent group-based trajectory modeling, the cur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A test of General Strain Theory in South Korea: a focus on objective/subjective strains, negative emotions, and composite conditioning factors - Moon B, Morash M.
Few tests of General Strain Theory (GST) have examined the relative effects of objective and subjective strains on delinquency and the mediating effects of situational-based negative emotions linking strains to delinquency. With a sample of approximately 8... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Examining the effect of employment on delinquency: a longitudinal study of South Korean youths - Lee HJ.
This study focuses on examining the effects of employment and work hours on delinquency during adolescence. Juvenile employment and work hours are hypothesized to increase delinquency, and the longitudinal panel data obtained from the Korean Youth Panel Su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parental attachment and bullying in South Korean adolescents: mediating effects of low self-control, deviant peer associations, and delinquency - Cho S, Hong JS, Sterzing PR, Woo Y.
Utilizing a nationally representative, longitudinal South Korean student sample, the current study explores two pathways leading to bullying: (a) parental attachment to low self-control and (b) low self-control to deviant peer associations. Data for the st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Use of the Nursing Outcomes Classification for falls and fall prevention by nurses in South Korea - Lee E.
PURPOSE: To estimate the use of the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) for falls and fall prevention. METHODS: This cross-sectional, descriptive study enrolled 196 registered nurses in South Korea. FINDINGS: Outcome assessments for falls... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

North, South Korea report flu outbreaks ahead of Winter Olympics
As athletes and tourists arrive in South Korea ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, health officials on the Korean Peninsula are battling two strains of influenza. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smart contact lenses could serve as window to the future and offer Augmented Reality applications
(Natural News) If you thought that the pinnacle of contact lens technology has already been reached, think again. A group of researchers from South Korea has now shown — through a new paper published recently in the journal Science Advances— that it may be possible to bestow simple augmented reality (AR) functionality and other neat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stunning Photos Show ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Eclipse All Over the World
Much of the world looked up to the skies Wednesday in search of the “super blue blood moon,” a rare celestial phenomenon that hasn’t occurred since 1982. The spectacle was particularly captivating because it was the convergence of three rare events: a supermoon, blue moon, and total lunar eclipse — which turns the moon orangish-red, hence the “blood” description. There won’t be another so-called “super blue blood moon” until 2037. The rarity of the Instagram-worthy sight meant many people all over the world woke up early to catch a glimpse of the unique lunar eclipse. T...
Source: TIME: Science - January 31, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Aric Jenkins Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

What I Know Now: Scott Hamilton
Before heading to South Korea to cover the 2018 Winter Olympics for NBC, Scott Hamilton, 59, talked with AARP about life, health challenges and his doppelg änger. Here comes the sun. I start my day by looking at the way the sun illuminates my scars because they're most vivid in natural light. To me, they're badges of ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 30, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How Two Tiny Insulin Devices Won JDRF Support
An Arkansas startup and a South Korean company have each landed grants from JDRF to help them develop wearable devices for people with Type 1 diabetes. Learn how to create innovative and competitive medical devices at the MD&M West Conference and Expo, February 6-8, in Anaheim, CA. Use promo code "MDDI" for 20% off conference registration and free expo access.    SFC Fluidics is working on a tiny artificial insulin delivery pod that would contain a continuous glucose monitor and an insulin pump. The company has completed all of its research and is working on refining and miniaturizing the technology...
Source: MDDI - January 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: R & D Source Type: news

Does gender matter in explaining delinquency and suicidal thoughts? An examination of general strain theory in South Korean youths - Yun M, Kim E.
This study attempts to explore the potential extension of general strain theory (GST) by applying the hypotheses proposed by Broidy and Agnew to a sample of South Korean youths. Specifically, this study examines whether particular forms of strain and stres... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

UNIST researchers develop highly stretchable aqueous batteries
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeedeed in developing world's first stretchable aqueous Li-ion batteries that may power the next generation of wearable devices. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

JDRF backs EOPatch, a tiny, wearable insulin pump
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has partnered with South Korean medical device company EOFlow to accelerate the development of EOPatch, the company's wearable insulin pump. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 25, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Researchers describe receiver-free, glucose-sensing contact lens
A team of South Korean researchers are the latest to tout a smart, glucose-sensing contact lens. In a research article published today in Science Advances, the team described soft lenses carrying a tiny LED light that automatically turns off in the event of high glucose levels, as well as their efforts to test the lens in vivo. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 25, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The 'smart contact' that monitors glucose in diabetics
The lens is the creation of the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea and alerts the wearer if their levels are too high by turning off a tiny embedded LED light. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news