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Second Android Developed By Koreans

A female android was developed by South Korean scientist Baeg Moon-hong. He is a senior researcher at the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology.// The android is named EveR-1. It was show cased in an exhibition at the Seoul Education Culture Center. It weighed about 50 kilograms and is 1.6 meter...

Herbalife Protein Shake Proven Effective in Clinical Study

...h-calorie foods and a sedentary lifestyle. Recent data from the National Statistics Office in Korea, for example, indicate that nearly a third of koreans - about 10 million people - are overweight, with numbers increasing by about 400,000 annually. Researchers at the Seoul National University Hos...

China Sky One Medical, Inc. Exports Sumei Slim Patch to South Korea and Sudan

... the product's popularity and strong market potential," said Mr. Yan-Qing Liu, Chairman and CEO of China Sky One Medical. "It is well known that South koreans spend money on keeping in shape, and we expect Sumei Slim Patch to perform well in these countries and create value for both consumers and shareholder...

Genes Boost Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus

...le without the variant, the researchers reported. In another study by Gregersen and colleagues, STAT4 was identified as an important risk gene in koreans with rheumatoid arthritis. That paper appears in the September issue of Molecular Medicine . Studies in mice with rheumatoid arthritis have shown ...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...ddle of the night ? You wont have to worry if you are in Seoul, capital of South Korea. For you will have replacement drivers on call . Thousands of koreans these days make a living by delivering inebriated people and their cars home. Their work has become such an essential part of life in Seoul...

Poor and Chronically Ill in Korea Pay More for Healthcare

...ket on medical expenditures, which was six times that of the highest income individuals. Among those with three or more chronic conditions, low-income koreans had the highest out-of-pocket spending burden ratio, which was five times the spending burden among high income Koreans. Recommendations for m...

SKorea Launches Campaign to Curb Hard-drinking Culture

... on television and elsewhere to enhance public awareness of the dangers of excessive drinking, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said. "South koreans consider offering alcohol to others as being generous. More worrisome is quick and excessive drinking," Park No-Man, a ministry official, told AFP. Ex...

Less-lethal Strains of Bird Flu Virus may Become the Biggest Killer

...have infected. Less well known is the V-genotype that turned up in South Korea and Japan in late 2003. This variant infected at least nine South koreans who took part in poultry culling in late 2003 and early 2004 to stop outbreaks in the country. None of them suffered any serious symptoms, and all rec...

More Youngsters Get Tuberculosis

...clines when they are in their late teens. But experts also say it is a result of youngsters' weak physical strength. ``As one third of koreans have the tubercle bacilli, they have a chance to develop the disease when their immunity decreases or when they get stressed,'' a staff member of the ...

Good English Gives Better Mental Health To Asian Americans

...igrant Asian Americans who were 18 or older. Participants included 600 Chinese, 520 Vietnamese, 508 Filipinos and 467 other Asians including Japanese, koreans and Asian Indians. Source-IANS...
Koreans in Biological Technology

How Wisconsin Can Maintain Its Lead in Stem Cell Research

...rom the ashes of war 50 years ago to become a global manufacturing and technology leader and its people relish being first. This proves that South koreans are ahead of everyone else in the world in this field, boasted Moon Shin-yong, who led the research team at Seoul National University. Hwang Yoon-youn...

Lost in translation: corporate branding

...r emulate some strange and confusing messages with insults or profanity. But why? A trunk call to Britannia Like it or not, from the Greeks to the koreans or from the quiet Zen masters to the chanting Buddhists, all will try to figure out the meaning of your great message and the name of your new gizmo a...
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