Korean researchers develop therapy for atopic dermatitis   국내 연구진… 혈액으로 난치성 아토

Korean researchers develop therapy for atopic dermatitis 국내 연구진… 혈액으로 난치성 아토

There′s a common skin disease known as atopic dermatitis… that makes your skin very dry and itchy all the time… and often leads to infections. Fortunately, a Korean research team has developed an effective solution for this very unpleasant problem. Won Ji-hyun reports. Atopic dermatitis, or AD, is one of the most common chronic skin…

Scientists in Brazil discover presence of active Zika virus in urine and saliva

Scientists in Brazil discover presence of active Zika virus in urine and saliva

More worrying details have emerged about the risks posed by the Zika virus. Scientists in Brazil say they have found it in urine and saliva. A public health institute in the country says genetic testing identified the presence of the virus in fluid samples from two patients who were suffering from the mosquito-borne viral infection.…

Children under six more prevalent to eye diseases: CDC   영유아 눈병 ′비상′… 작년보다 2배

Children under six more prevalent to eye diseases: CDC 영유아 눈병 ′비상′… 작년보다 2배

Children in Korea are becoming more prone to catching infectious eye diseases. According to Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… around seven of every one-thousand children aged six and under contracted acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis at the end of July. That′s more than twice the number of average cases reported July last year. The same…

President Park calls for Samsung hospital′s transparent MERS infection data   박

President Park calls for Samsung hospital′s transparent MERS infection data 박

Meanwhile… President Park Geun-hye continued to check up on Korea′s MERS response. Today, she met with a representative from Samsung Medical Center, a hospital which has been the hardest hit by the outbreak. She also called for more transparency in managing the crisis. Choi You-sun has the details. Meeting with the head of the most-affected…