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Contributors to Fatigue of MineWorkers in the South African Gold and Platinum Sector

Pelders J, Nelson G

BACKGROUND: Mine workers in South Africa face challenges relating to poor health and safety, including fatigue risks, and poor socioeconomic and living conditions. Fatigue results in impaired mental and physical...
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Geriatrics Fact Sheet in Korea 2018 From National Statistics

Jang IY, Lee HY, Lee E, The 50th Anniversary Committee of Korean Geriatrics Society

South Korea is the fastest aging country in the world, having become an aged society in 2017, with over 14% of its population aged 65 years or older. This Korean...
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Relationship between Physical Function Factors and Discrimination Experiences of the Elderly in Korea: The 2014 and 2017 National Survey on Living Conditions and Welfare Needs of Korean Older Persons

Lee K, Yong W, You C, Lee Y, Chung W

BACKGROUND: Supporting the elderly population is presented as a social issue, and it affects age discrimination, which forms a negative perception and avoids the elderly. Since age discrimination lowers the...
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Assessing the Parasitic Burden in a Late Antique Florentine Emergency Burial Site

Roche K, Pacciani E, Bianucci R, Le Bailly

Excavation (2008–2014) carried out under the Uffizi Gallery (Florence, Italy) led to the discovery of 75 individuals, mostly buried in multiple graves. Based on Roman minted coins, the graves were...
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A Study on the Social Perceptions of the Baby Box and Infant Abandonment

Lee SA, Kim HS

PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to investigate the social perceptions of the baby box and infant abandonment. METHODS: The study included a survey on social perceptions of infant abandonment,...
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Relationship between Emotional Abuse and Depression among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Korea

Park JI

Despite recent advances, there is little research on factors associated with emotional abuse among Korean older adults. The present study investigated the relationships between depression and emotional abuse among community-dwelling...
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Infections of Soil-Transmitted Helminth in Refugees from North Korea

Lee YI, Seo M, Kim SB

Soil-transmitted helminthiases (STH) are now no longer public health problems in the Republic of Korea (South Korea), but their status are unavailable in the residents of North Korea (NK) despite...
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Low Muscle Mass and Depressed Mood in Korean Adolescents: a Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Fourth and Fifth Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Moon JH, Kong MH, Kim HJ

BACKGROUND: Muscle mass and muscle function are related to depressed mood in studies of adults. Like adults, Korean students are highly likely to suffer from decreased muscle mass due to...
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A Study of the Discussions on Psychiatry of Korea in the 1960s and 1970s: From Mental Hygiene to Modern Psychiatry

IM JY

This study is to review the emergence of new psychiatrists, scientific rationalization, and popular internalization to reorganize the formation process of modern psychological medicine system. Unlike eugenic psychiatry from the...
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Increased glucose metabolism and alpha-glucosidase inhibition in Cordyceps militaris water extract-treated HepG2 cells

Kim DJ, Kang YH, Kim KK, Kim TW, Park JB, Choe M

BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES: Recent living condition improvements, changes in dietary habits, and reductions in physical activity are contributing to an increase in metabolic syndrome symptoms including diabetes and obesity. Through such societal...
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Geriatric Syndrome and Mortality among Community-dwelling Older Adults in Korea: 3-year Follow-up Study

Lee SE, Hong GR

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of geriatric syndrome on mortality among community-dwelling older adults in Korea. METHODS: Data were obtained from the Actual Living Condition...
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No Concentration Decrease of House Dust Mite Allergens With Rising Altitude in Alpine Regions

Grafetstätter C, Prossegger J, Braunschmid H, Sanovic R, Hahne P, Pichler C, Thalhamer , Hartl A

PURPOSE: Several studies over the past 4 decades have indicated a significant reduction in house dust mite (HDM) and HDM allergen concentration in areas higher than 1,500 m above sea...
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Association of Functional Ability and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia With Urinary Incontinence in Older Korean Men

Park J, Son Hong G

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) and analyze its association with instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) and benign prostatic hyperplasia...
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Marine-Derived Pharmaceuticals – Challenges and Opportunities

Lindequist U

Marine biosphere is the largest one of the earth and harbors an enormous number of different organisms. Living conditions differ fundamentally from those in terrestrial environment. The production of specific...
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Age-period-cohort analysis of smoking prevalence among young adults in Korea

Jee YH, Cho SI

OBJECTIVES: Smoking prevalence among Korean men in their thirties is substantially high (approximately 50%). An in-depth analysis of smoking trends among young adults in their twenties is necessary to devise...
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Factors Associated With Self-reported and Medically Diagnosed Urinary Incontinence Among Community-Dwelling Older Women In Korea

Park J, Hong GR, Yang W

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of urinary incontinence (UI) in community-dwelling Korean women 60 years or older, and to identify factors associated with self-reported...
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Total Disc Arthroplasty for Treating Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease

Mostofi K

STUDY DESIGN: Lumber disc arthroplasty is a technological advancement that has occurred in the last decade to treat lumbar degenerative disk diseases. PURPOSE: The aim of this retrospective study was to...
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Factors that influence the choice to work in rural township health centers among 4,669 clinical medical students from five medical universities in Guangxi, China

Qing Y, Hu G, Chen Q, Peng H, Li K, Wei J, Yi Y

PURPOSE: To produce competent undergraduate-level medical doctors for rural township health centers (THCs), the Chinese government mandated that medical colleges in Central and Western China recruit rural-oriented, tuition-waived medical students...
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Factors Influencing Happiness Index of Hospital Nurses

Nam MH, Kwon YC

  • KMID: 2321120
  • J Korean Acad Nurs Adm.
  • 2013 Jun;19(3):329-339.
PURPOSE: This study was conducted to provide basic data on the nursing Happiness Index and identify factors influencing nurses by describing their perception of lifestyle, health behavior, nursing professionalism, Happiness...
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The Process of Female University Students' Experiences in Healthy Dieting

Kim JS

PURPOSE: This study was to describe and develop the female university students' healthy dieting. METHODS: The data were collected from 9 female students sampled from two universities. The grounded theory of...
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