Samsung Medical Center

Type: Company
Name: Samsung Medical Center
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Kidney cancer

refers to most types of renal cancer that occur in the kidneys (accounting for more than 85 percent). Kidney cancer accounts for approximately 1.6 percent of all cancers that occur in Korea, according to data from 2002. It is twice as likely to occur ... [Published Korea Herald - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

In cancer struggle, a gender imbalance

A woman in her late 40s from Gyeonggi, who asked to remain anonymous, recently visited a legal aid center for family relations, which provides services and counseling for those looking to file for divorce.A mother of two girls, she was considering ending ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Children’s health during the changing seasons

In the spring, the changes in daily temperature and windy weather lead to an unstable biorhythm and can cause reduced body defense. In addition, it is the time of the year when school and kindergarten starts. Hence, children spend more time with their ... [Published Korea Herald - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Hospital relocation ignites protest

A banner hangs in front of the National Medical Center (NMC) in Eulgiro, Jung-gu, Seoul, which reads: “We oppose the relocation of NMC!”/ Korea Times photo by Kim Se-jeongNorthern Seoul residents losing National Medical Center to GangnamBy Kim Se-jeo ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

High-intensity focused ultrasound as salvage therapy for patients with recurrent prostate cancer after radiotherapy - Abstract

PURPOSE: To evaluate the oncologic outcomes and postoperative complications of high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) as a salvage therapy after external-beam radiotherapy (EBRT) failure in patients with prostate cancer.MATERIALS AND METHODS: Between ... [Published UroToday - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Current surgical management of vesicoureteral reflux - Abstract

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), a common congenital urinary tract anomaly, refers to retrograde flow of urine from the bladder into the upper urinary tract.The main goal in the treatment of pediatric VUR is to preserve renal function by preventing pyelonephritis. ... [Published UroToday - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Diffusion-weighted MRI as a predictor of extracapsular extension in prostate cancer - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The objective of our study was to evaluate the value of the apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) from diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) as a predictor of extracapsular extension (ECE) in patients with localized prostate cancer.MATERIALS AND ... [Published UroToday - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Diffusion-tensor MRI at 3 T: Differentiation of central gland prostate cancer from benign prostatic hyperplasia - Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to retrospectively evaluate the utility of diffusion-tensor imaging (DTI) at 3 T in differentiating central gland prostate cancer from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).MATERIALS AND METHODS: Eighty consecutive ... [Published UroToday - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Healthy eyes in the spring

Each year, we are affected by yellow dust, particularly from the end of March to April. Yellow dust mixes with air pollutants that can adversely affect the respiratory tracts and the eyes.What is yellow dust?Yellow dust refers to dust from the Gobi and ... [Published Korea Herald - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

OCD on the rise in Korea

SOUTH KOREA - Repeated hand-washing became a "ritual" for 28-year-old graduate student Kim Ju-eun. Fearing germs, she could not stop herself from washing her hands frantically and frequently. Which made sense when Kim was later diagnosed with obsessive ... [Published Asiaone - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors’ strike sees small turnout

Less than a third of local clinics, a smaller portion than expected, joined the collective one-day strike yesterday against the government’s plan to further commercialize the medical sector, according to statistics from the Ministry of Health and Wel ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

3 out of 10 clinics go on strike

Only three out of 10 clinics in South Korea, or 29.1 percent, joined a collective suspension of medical services Monday led by the Korean Medical Association (KMA), data showed. The rate falls short of the half the approval rate of 76.7 percent garnered ... [Published Maekyung - Mar 10 2014]

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"These days, people have more things to check constantly such as emails and smartphones in a fast paced life. I believe compelled habits of checking things causes more occurrences of the disorder" said Jeon Hong-jin, a psychiatrist at Samsung Medical Center in Seoul

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Kidney cancer [Published Korea Herald - 16 hours ago]
In cancer struggle, a gender imbalance [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 15 2014]
Children’s health during the changing seasons [Published Korea Herald - Apr 03 2014]
Hospital relocation ignites protest [Published Korea Times - Apr 02 2014]
High-intensity focused ultrasound as salvage th... [Published UroToday - Mar 28 2014]
Current surgical management of vesicoureteral r... [Published UroToday - Mar 26 2014]
Diffusion-weighted MRI as a predictor of extrac... [Published UroToday - Mar 24 2014]
Diffusion-tensor MRI at 3 T: Differentiation of... [Published UroToday - Mar 21 2014]
Papillary Thyroid Cancer Global Clinical Trials... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 21 2014]
Healthy eyes in the spring [Published Korea Herald - Mar 20 2014]
Combined Endobronchial and Transesophageal Appr... [Published PLoS medicine - Mar 14 2014]
OCD on the rise in Korea [Published Asiaone - Mar 12 2014]
Doctors’ strike sees small turnout [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 10 2014]
3 out of 10 clinics go on strike [Published Maekyung - Mar 10 2014]
Stem Cells to Treat Lung Disease in Preterm Inf... [Published theCSRfeed - Feb 06 2014]
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Stem Cells to Treat Lung Disease in Preterm Inf... [Published theCSRfeed - Feb 06 2014]
SOURCE: Elsevier DESCRIPTION: Cincinnati, OH, February 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Advances in neonatal care for very preterm infants have greatly increased the chances of survival for these fragile infants.  However, preterm infants have an increased ...
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