The capital is Seoul. The country, established September 9, 1948, is located on the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. Its northern border is shared with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
Constituent of 30S subunit prokaryotic ribosomes containing 1600 nucleotides and 21 proteins. 16S rRNA is involved in initiation of polypeptide synthesis.
DNA sequences encoding RIBOSOMAL RNA and the segments of DNA separating the individual ribosomal RNA genes, referred to as RIBOSOMAL SPACER DNA.
Genes, found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, which are transcribed to produce the RNA which is incorporated into RIBOSOMES. Prokaryotic rRNA genes are usually found in OPERONS dispersed throughout the GENOME, whereas eukaryotic rRNA genes are clustered, multicistronic transcriptional units.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
The relative amounts of the PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in a nucleic acid.
Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of bacteria.
Procedures for identifying types and strains of bacteria. The most frequently employed typing systems are BACTERIOPHAGE TYPING and SEROTYPING as well as bacteriocin typing and biotyping.
The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the soil. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
Medical practice or discipline that is based on the knowledge, cultures, and beliefs of the people of KOREA.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Infection of the biliary passages with CLONORCHIS SINENSIS, also called Opisthorchis sinensis. It may lead to inflammation of the biliary tract, proliferation of biliary epithelium, progressive portal fibrosis, and sometimes bile duct carcinoma. Extension to the liver may lead to fatty changes and cirrhosis. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
A species of trematode flukes of the family Opisthorchidae. Many authorities consider this genus belonging to Opisthorchis. It is common in China and other Asiatic countries. Snails and fish are the intermediate hosts.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
An araliaceous genus of plants that contains a number of pharmacologically active agents used as stimulants, sedatives, and tonics, especially in traditional medicine. Sometimes confused with Siberian ginseng (ELEUTHEROCOCCUS).
Infection with nematodes of the genus ENTEROBIUS; E. vermicularis, the pinworm of man, causes a crawling sensation and pruritus. This condition results in scratching the area, occasionally causing scarification.
A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)
Infections with true tapeworms of the helminth subclass CESTODA.
A genus of intestinal nematode worms which includes the pinworm or threadworm Enterobius vermicularis.
A protozoan parasite that causes vivax malaria (MALARIA, VIVAX). This species is found almost everywhere malaria is endemic and is the only one that has a range extending into the temperate regions.
A family in the order Rhodobacterales, class ALPHAPROTEOBACTERIA.
An order of gram-positive, primarily aerobic BACTERIA that tend to form branching filaments.
Hydrocarbon rings which contain two ketone moieties in any position. They can be substituted in any position except at the ketone groups.
A dye that is a mixture of violet rosanilinis with antibacterial, antifungal, and anthelmintic properties.
Determination of parasite eggs in feces.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
A geographic area of east and southeast Asia encompassing CHINA; HONG KONG; JAPAN; KOREA; MACAO; MONGOLIA; and TAIWAN.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
Ribonucleic acid in bacteria having regulatory and catalytic roles as well as involvement in protein synthesis.
A family of bacteria in the order Sphingobacteriales, class Sphingobacteria. They are gram-negative rods, mostly saprophytic in terrestrial and aquatic habitats.
EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES based on the detection through serological testing of characteristic change in the serum level of specific ANTIBODIES. Latent subclinical infections and carrier states can thus be detected in addition to clinically overt cases.
A family of gram-negative bacteria, in the order Xanthomonadales, pathogenic to plants.
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
A phylum of bacteria comprised of three classes: Bacteroides, Flavobacteria, and Sphingobacteria.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A mosquito-borne encephalitis caused by the Japanese B encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE) occurring throughout Eastern Asia and Australia. The majority of infections occur in children and are subclinical or have features limited to transient fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. Inflammation of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges may occur and lead to transient or permanent neurologic deficits (including a POLIOMYELITIS-like presentation); SEIZURES; COMA; and death. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p751; Lancet 1998 Apr 11;351(9109):1094-7)
Insurance coverage providing compensation and medical benefits to individuals because of work-connected injuries or disease.
The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)
Infestation of animals with parasitic worms of the helminth class. The infestation may be experimental or veterinary.
The larval form of the diphyllobothriid tapeworms of the genus DIPHYLLOBOTHRIUM and SPIROMETRA. Fish-eating mammals and man are the final hosts.
A set of statistical methods used to group variables or observations into strongly inter-related subgroups. In epidemiology, it may be used to analyze a closely grouped series of events or cases of disease or other health-related phenomenon with well-defined distribution patterns in relation to time or place or both.
Bodies preserved either by the ancient Egyptian technique or due to chance under favorable climatic conditions.
A genus of tapeworm containing several species which occurs in the intestine of fish, birds, and mammals including man. Infection in humans is usually by eating uncooked fish. The larval stage is known as SPARGANUM.

Infection rate of Leptospira interrogans in the field rodent, Apodemus agrarius, in Korea. (1/3461)

Leptospirosis has significantly decreased in Korea since 1988, following the leptospiral vaccination programme initiated in 1988. Whether this wholly explains the decreased incidence is uncertain. As an initial step to answer this question, infection rates of Leptospira interrogans in field rodents, Apodemis agrarius, were examined and compared with previous data. Two hundred and twenty-two A. agrarius were captured during October-December 1996. Spirochaetes were isolated from 22 (9.9%) and leptospiral DNA was detected in an additional 6 rodents (12.6%). Subsequent microscopic agglutination tests (MAT) classified all these isolates as L. interrogans serogroup Icterohaemorrhagiae serovar lai. The above data did not significantly differ from previous surveys in 1984-7. There was no significant change of L. interrogans infection in field rodents following the introduction of the vaccination programme in Korea. Further studies are needed to determine the role of human vaccination in reducing incidence.  (+info)

Screening of Korean forest plants for rat lens aldose reductase inhibition. (2/3461)

Naturally occurring substances which can prevent and treat diabetic complications were sought by examining ethanol extracts prepared from Korean forest plants for their inhibitory effects on rat lens aldose reductase activity in vitro. Among the plants examined, Acer ginnala, Illicium religiosum and Cornus macrophylla exerted the most strong inhibitory activity on aldose reductase.  (+info)

Special medical examination program reform proposal in Korea. (3/3461)

We are at a time when reform in the special medical examination program in keeping with the changing times is desperately needed because the common perception of workers, employers, and medical examination facilities is "special medical examination is merely ritualistic and unproductive." Therefore, we have tried to set forth the basic structure for reforming the special medical examination program by taking a close look at the management status of the current program and analyzing its problems. The specifics of the special medical examination program reform proposal consist of three parts such as the types, health evaluation based on occupational medicine, and the interval, subject selection, items and procedure. Pre-placement medical examination and non-periodic medical examinations-as-necessary are introduced newly. Health evaluation based on occupational medicine consists of classification of health status, evaluation of work suitability, and post-examination measure. Details regarding the medical examination interval, subject selection, items and procedure were changed.  (+info)

The efforts of WHO and Pugwash to eliminate chemical and biological weapons--a memoir. (4/3461)

The World Health Organization and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (Nobel Peace Prize 1995) have been involved in questions concerning chemical and biological arms since the early 1950s. This memoir reviews a number of milestones in the efforts of these organizations to achieve the elimination of these weapons through international treaties effectively monitored and enforced for adherence to their provisions. It also highlights a number of outstanding personalities who were involved in the efforts to establish and implement the two major treaties now in effect, the Biological Weapons Convention of 1972 and the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993.  (+info)

Bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents: an overview from Korea. (5/3461)

Antimicrobial resistance of bacteria has become a worldwide problem. Available data suggest that the resistance problem is comparatively more serious in Korea. In large hospitals, the proportion of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been reported at over 70%, and of penicillin-nonsusceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae at around 70%. Infection or colonization of vancomycin-resistant enterococci has started to increase. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae has become widespread and even carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa has been increasing. Community-acquired pathogens such as Salmonella, Shigella and Neisseria gonorrhoeae are often resistant to various antimicrobial agents. The prevalence of resistant bacteria can lead to erroneous empirical selection of either noneffective or expensive drugs, prolonging hospitalization and higher mortality. The emergence and spread of resistant bacteria are unavoidable unless antimicrobial agents are not used at all. The high prevalence of resistant bacteria in Korea seems to be related to antibiotic usage: 1) easy availability without prescription at drug stores, 2) injudicious use in hospitals, and 3) uncontrolled use in agriculture, animal husbandry, and fisheries. Nosocomial infection is an important factor in the spread of resistant bacteria. Antimicrobial resistance problems should be regarded as the major public health concern in Korea. It is urgently required to ban the sale of antibiotics without prescription, to use antibiotics more judiciously in hospitals by intensive teaching of the principles of the use of antibiotics, and to establish better control measures of nosocomial infections. Regulation of antimicrobials for other than human use should also be required. These issues are not easy to address and require the collective action of governments, the pharmaceutical industry, health care providers, and consumers.  (+info)

The characteristics of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Korean isolates of Enterobacteriaceae. (6/3461)

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) in gram-negative organisms have been implicated as the enzymes responsible for resistance to oxyimino-cephalosporins. The incidence of ESBL-producers in Korean isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae were in the range of 4.8-7.5% and 22.5-22.8%, respectively. The ESBL-producing isolates revealed variable levels of resistance to cefotaxime, ceftazidime and aztreonam. They also showed the elevated MIC values of non-beta-lactam antibiotics. SHV-12 and SHV-2a were the enzymes most frequently found in K. pneumoniae strains, but TEM-52 was the most prevalent in E. coli isolates. About 15% of ESBL-producing isolates of Enterobacteriaceae produced CMY-1 enzyme, which conferred resistance to cephamycins such as cefoxitin as well as oxyimino-cephalosporins. Thus, the most common types of ESBLs in Korea are TEM-52, SHV-12 SHV-2a, and CMY-1.  (+info)

Emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Korea. (7/3461)

Pneumococcal resistance has become a global issue during the past three decades. One of the major foci of pneumococcal resistance worldwide is the Asian region including Korea, Japan, and Hong Kong. Korea had not been recognized as a focus of pneumococcal resistance until 1995, when serial reports documented the alarmingly high prevalence of penicillin resistance among clinical isolates. Serial reports on penicillin resistance among pneumococcal isolates in Korea ranged from 68% to 77% as of 1995. Multidrug resistance was also noted in 34% of Korean isolates. Penicillin-binding protein profile analysis, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, ribotyping, and fingerprinting analysis of pbp genes showed that antibiotic-resistant pneumococci isolated in Korea were genetically related. Data documented the extensive spread of a resistant clone within Korea and between different countries. Besides the injudicious use of antimicrobial agents or the high prevalence of serotypes 23 and 19, the spread of a resistant clone may play an important role in the rapid increase of penicillin resistance in Korea.  (+info)

Vancomycin-resistant enterococcal infections in Korea. (8/3461)

Enterococci recently became the second-to-third most commonly isolated organism from nosocomial infections. Enterococci are intrinsically more resistant to many antimicrobial agents and often show acquired resistance to many antimicrobial agents including high-level aminoglycosides. With the increased use of vancomycin, vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) has become an important nosocomial pathogen. In Korea, the proportion of VRE among all enterococcal of VRE is no longer low in some settings and recent observations of a sudden increase of VRE isolation in several hospitals in Korea suggests that VRE infection may become a serious problem in the near future. The most important considerations are that vancomycin-resistant genes may spread to other highly virulent genera, such as MRSA, and that there are no approved and convincingly effective antibiotics for the treatment of VRE. Therefore, current efforts have concentrated on limiting the spread of these organisms within the hospital environment. Prudent use of antimicrobial agents and strict adherence to preventive measures such as aggressive communication, education, and infection control practices are essential to control the spread of this organism. However, hospital infection control protocols and the laboratory support they require are costly in terms of space and supplies, as well as in personnel resources. These factors add further pressure to already stretched hospital budgets. Nevertheless, policies or programs defining and managing VRE infection or colonization should be established and now is the time to enforce an overall management strategy against VRE.  (+info)

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Republic of Korea" is a geopolitical term referring to a country located in East Asia, also known as South Korea. It does not have a specific medical definition. The term refers to the political, social, and cultural aspects of the country, rather than medical conditions or health-related concepts. If you have any questions related to medical definitions or health, I'd be happy to try to help answer those!

Phylogeny is the evolutionary history and relationship among biological entities, such as species or genes, based on their shared characteristics. In other words, it refers to the branching pattern of evolution that shows how various organisms have descended from a common ancestor over time. Phylogenetic analysis involves constructing a tree-like diagram called a phylogenetic tree, which depicts the inferred evolutionary relationships among organisms or genes based on molecular sequence data or other types of characters. This information is crucial for understanding the diversity and distribution of life on Earth, as well as for studying the emergence and spread of diseases.

Ribosomal RNA (rRNA) is a type of RNA that combines with proteins to form ribosomes, which are complex structures inside cells where protein synthesis occurs. The "16S" refers to the sedimentation coefficient of the rRNA molecule, which is a measure of its size and shape. In particular, 16S rRNA is a component of the smaller subunit of the prokaryotic ribosome (found in bacteria and archaea), and is often used as a molecular marker for identifying and classifying these organisms due to its relative stability and conservation among species. The sequence of 16S rRNA can be compared across different species to determine their evolutionary relationships and taxonomic positions.

Ribosomal DNA (rDNA) refers to the specific regions of DNA in a cell that contain the genes for ribosomal RNA (rRNA). Ribosomes are complex structures composed of proteins and rRNA, which play a crucial role in protein synthesis by translating messenger RNA (mRNA) into proteins.

In humans, there are four types of rRNA molecules: 18S, 5.8S, 28S, and 5S. These rRNAs are encoded by multiple copies of rDNA genes that are organized in clusters on specific chromosomes. In humans, the majority of rDNA genes are located on the short arms of acrocentric chromosomes 13, 14, 15, 21, and 22.

Each cluster of rDNA genes contains both transcribed and non-transcribed spacer regions. The transcribed regions contain the genes for the four types of rRNA, while the non-transcribed spacers contain regulatory elements that control the transcription of the rRNA genes.

The number of rDNA copies varies between species and even within individuals of the same species. The copy number can also change during development and in response to environmental factors. Variations in rDNA copy number have been associated with various diseases, including cancer and neurological disorders.

rRNA (ribosomal RNA) is not a type of gene itself, but rather a crucial component that is transcribed from genes known as ribosomal DNA (rDNA). In cells, rRNA plays an essential role in protein synthesis by assembling with ribosomal proteins to form ribosomes. Ribosomes are complex structures where the translation of mRNA into proteins occurs. There are multiple types of rRNA molecules, including 5S, 5.8S, 18S, and 28S rRNAs in eukaryotic cells, each with specific functions during protein synthesis.

In summary, 'Genes, rRNA' would refer to the genetic regions (genes) that code for ribosomal RNA molecules, which are vital components of the protein synthesis machinery within cells.

DNA Sequence Analysis is the systematic determination of the order of nucleotides in a DNA molecule. It is a critical component of modern molecular biology, genetics, and genetic engineering. The process involves determining the exact order of the four nucleotide bases - adenine (A), guanine (G), cytosine (C), and thymine (T) - in a DNA molecule or fragment. This information is used in various applications such as identifying gene mutations, studying evolutionary relationships, developing molecular markers for breeding, and diagnosing genetic diseases.

The process of DNA Sequence Analysis typically involves several steps, including DNA extraction, PCR amplification (if necessary), purification, sequencing reaction, and electrophoresis. The resulting data is then analyzed using specialized software to determine the exact sequence of nucleotides.

In recent years, high-throughput DNA sequencing technologies have revolutionized the field of genomics, enabling the rapid and cost-effective sequencing of entire genomes. This has led to an explosion of genomic data and new insights into the genetic basis of many diseases and traits.

Base composition in genetics refers to the relative proportion of the four nucleotide bases (adenine, thymine, guanine, and cytosine) in a DNA or RNA molecule. In DNA, adenine pairs with thymine, and guanine pairs with cytosine, so the base composition is often expressed in terms of the ratio of adenine + thymine (A-T) to guanine + cytosine (G-C). This ratio can vary between species and even between different regions of the same genome. The base composition can provide important clues about the function, evolution, and structure of genetic material.

Bacterial DNA refers to the genetic material found in bacteria. It is composed of a double-stranded helix containing four nucleotide bases - adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), and cytosine (C) - that are linked together by phosphodiester bonds. The sequence of these bases in the DNA molecule carries the genetic information necessary for the growth, development, and reproduction of bacteria.

Bacterial DNA is circular in most bacterial species, although some have linear chromosomes. In addition to the main chromosome, many bacteria also contain small circular pieces of DNA called plasmids that can carry additional genes and provide resistance to antibiotics or other environmental stressors.

Unlike eukaryotic cells, which have their DNA enclosed within a nucleus, bacterial DNA is present in the cytoplasm of the cell, where it is in direct contact with the cell's metabolic machinery. This allows for rapid gene expression and regulation in response to changing environmental conditions.

Bacterial typing techniques are methods used to identify and differentiate bacterial strains or isolates based on their unique characteristics. These techniques are essential in epidemiological studies, infection control, and research to understand the transmission dynamics, virulence, and antibiotic resistance patterns of bacterial pathogens.

There are various bacterial typing techniques available, including:

1. **Bacteriophage Typing:** This method involves using bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria) to identify specific bacterial strains based on their susceptibility or resistance to particular phages.
2. **Serotyping:** It is a technique that differentiates bacterial strains based on the antigenic properties of their cell surface components, such as capsules, flagella, and somatic (O) and flagellar (H) antigens.
3. **Biochemical Testing:** This method uses biochemical reactions to identify specific metabolic pathways or enzymes present in bacterial strains, which can be used for differentiation. Commonly used tests include the catalase test, oxidase test, and various sugar fermentation tests.
4. **Molecular Typing Techniques:** These methods use genetic markers to identify and differentiate bacterial strains at the DNA level. Examples of molecular typing techniques include:
* **Pulsed-Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE):** This method uses restriction enzymes to digest bacterial DNA, followed by electrophoresis in an agarose gel under pulsed electrical fields. The resulting banding patterns are analyzed and compared to identify related strains.
* **Multilocus Sequence Typing (MLST):** It involves sequencing specific housekeeping genes to generate unique sequence types that can be used for strain identification and phylogenetic analysis.
* **Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS):** This method sequences the entire genome of a bacterial strain, providing the most detailed information on genetic variation and relatedness between strains. WGS data can be analyzed using various bioinformatics tools to identify single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), gene deletions or insertions, and other genetic changes that can be used for strain differentiation.

These molecular typing techniques provide higher resolution than traditional methods, allowing for more accurate identification and comparison of bacterial strains. They are particularly useful in epidemiological investigations to track the spread of pathogens and identify outbreaks.

Seawater is not a medical term, but it is a type of water that covers more than 70% of the Earth's surface. Medically, seawater can be relevant in certain contexts, such as in discussions of marine biology, environmental health, or water safety. Seawater has a high salt content, with an average salinity of around 3.5%, which is much higher than that of freshwater. This makes it unsuitable for drinking or irrigation without desalination.

Exposure to seawater can also have medical implications, such as in cases of immersion injuries, marine envenomations, or waterborne illnesses. However, there is no single medical definition of seawater.

I apologize, but there seems to be a misunderstanding. "Soil microbiology" is not a medical term; rather, it is a branch of microbiology that deals with the study of microorganisms in soil. It involves understanding the diversity, ecology, and biochemistry of bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, and other microscopic life forms found in soil. This field has applications in agriculture, environmental science, and waste management but is not directly related to medical definitions or human health.

Korean traditional medicine (KTM) is a system of medicine that has been practiced in Korea for thousands of years. It is also known as Hanbang medicine or Han-ui. KTM is based on the principles of Daoism and the concept of Yin and Yang, and it emphasizes the balance and harmony between the body, mind, and environment.

Korean traditional medicine includes a variety of treatments such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, moxibustion, cupping, and dietary therapy. The use of herbs is a major component of KTM, with thousands of different herbs being used to treat various health conditions. These herbs can be taken in the form of teas, powders, pills, or decoctions.

Acupuncture is also an important part of KTM and involves the insertion of fine needles into specific points on the body to stimulate the flow of Qi (vital energy) and restore balance. Moxibustion involves burning herbs near the skin to warm the area and promote healing, while cupping uses suction cups to increase circulation and relieve pain.

Korean traditional medicine places great emphasis on prevention and encourages individuals to maintain a healthy lifestyle through proper diet, exercise, stress management, and other self-care practices. Practitioners of KTM undergo rigorous training and must pass national exams in order to become licensed.

Molecular sequence data refers to the specific arrangement of molecules, most commonly nucleotides in DNA or RNA, or amino acids in proteins, that make up a biological macromolecule. This data is generated through laboratory techniques such as sequencing, and provides information about the exact order of the constituent molecules. This data is crucial in various fields of biology, including genetics, evolution, and molecular biology, allowing for comparisons between different organisms, identification of genetic variations, and studies of gene function and regulation.

Clonorchiasis is a parasitic infection caused by the trematode worm Clonorchis sinensis, also known as the Chinese liver fluke. This flatworm infects the bile ducts and liver of humans and other animals, leading to inflammation, obstruction, and potential complications such as cholangitis, cirrhosis, and cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer).

Humans become infected with Clonorchis sinensis by consuming raw or undercooked freshwater fish that contain metacercariae, the infective larval stage of the parasite. The larvae excyst in the small intestine and migrate to the bile ducts, where they mature into adult worms and reproduce. Eggs are released into the stool and can contaminate water sources if proper sanitation is not maintained.

Symptoms of clonorchiasis may include abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and liver enlargement. In severe cases, patients may experience jaundice, ascites (fluid accumulation in the abdomen), and weight loss. Diagnosis is typically made by detecting eggs in stool samples or identifying the parasite in biopsied tissue. Treatment involves administering anthelmintic drugs such as praziquantel to eliminate the infection. Preventive measures include avoiding consumption of raw or undercooked fish and maintaining good hygiene practices.

Fatty acids are carboxylic acids with a long aliphatic chain, which are important components of lipids and are widely distributed in living organisms. They can be classified based on the length of their carbon chain, saturation level (presence or absence of double bonds), and other structural features.

The two main types of fatty acids are:

1. Saturated fatty acids: These have no double bonds in their carbon chain and are typically solid at room temperature. Examples include palmitic acid (C16:0) and stearic acid (C18:0).
2. Unsaturated fatty acids: These contain one or more double bonds in their carbon chain and can be further classified into monounsaturated (one double bond) and polyunsaturated (two or more double bonds) fatty acids. Examples of unsaturated fatty acids include oleic acid (C18:1, monounsaturated), linoleic acid (C18:2, polyunsaturated), and alpha-linolenic acid (C18:3, polyunsaturated).

Fatty acids play crucial roles in various biological processes, such as energy storage, membrane structure, and cell signaling. Some essential fatty acids cannot be synthesized by the human body and must be obtained through dietary sources.

Clonorchis sinensis is a tiny parasitic flatworm, also known as the Chinese liver fluke. It belongs to the class Trematoda and the family Opisthorchiidae. This parasite infects the bile ducts of humans and other animals, causing a disease called clonorchiasis.

Humans become infected with C. sinensis by consuming raw or undercooked freshwater fish that carry the parasite's larvae. Once inside the human body, the larvae migrate to the bile ducts and mature into adult flukes, which can live for several years. The presence of these flukes in the bile ducts can cause inflammation, obstruction, and scarring, leading to symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, jaundice, and liver damage.

Preventing clonorchiasis involves avoiding the consumption of raw or undercooked freshwater fish, particularly in areas where the parasite is endemic. Proper cooking and freezing of fish can kill the larvae and prevent infection. In addition, improving sanitation and hygiene practices can help reduce the spread of the parasite from infected individuals to others.

Prevalence, in medical terms, refers to the total number of people in a given population who have a particular disease or condition at a specific point in time, or over a specified period. It is typically expressed as a percentage or a ratio of the number of cases to the size of the population. Prevalence differs from incidence, which measures the number of new cases that develop during a certain period.

"Panax" is a term used in the field of botany and medicine, particularly in the study of traditional Chinese medicine. It specifically refers to the genus of plants that includes ginseng, which is known scientifically as "Panax ginseng." This plant has been used in traditional medicine for centuries due to its perceived ability to boost energy levels, reduce stress, and improve overall health. The term "Panax" itself comes from the Greek words "pan," meaning all or everything, and "akos," meaning cure or remedy, reflecting the belief in its wide-ranging healing properties. It's important to note that while some studies suggest potential health benefits of Panax ginseng, more research is needed to fully understand its effects and safety.

Enterobiasis is a parasitic infection caused by the pinworm, Enterobius vermicularis. It is also commonly known as "pinworm infection" or "threadworm infection." The infection occurs when the parasite's eggs are ingested, often through contaminated hands, food, or dust. Once inside the body, the larvae hatch and migrate to the large intestine, where they mature into adult worms. Female worms then lay their eggs near the anus, typically at night, causing intense itching.

Symptoms of enterobiasis may include anal itching, restless sleep, and irritability. The infection is usually diagnosed by identifying pinworm eggs through a "cellophane tape test," where adhesive tape is applied to the anal region and then examined under a microscope for the presence of eggs.

Enterobiasis is typically treated with oral anti-parasitic medications, such as albendazole or mebendazole, which kill both adult worms and larvae. It is also essential to maintain good hygiene practices, including frequent handwashing, regular nail trimming, and avoiding nail-biting, to prevent the spread of pinworm eggs.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "geologic sediments" is not a term used in medical definitions. Geological sediments are deposits of material that accumulate over time, usually in layers, as a result of natural geological processes such as weathering, erosion, and deposition. These sediments can eventually become rock formations and provide important clues about the Earth's history, including information about past climates, environments, and life on Earth.

Cestode infections, also known as tapeworm infections, are caused by the ingestion of larval cestodes (tapeworms) present in undercooked meat or contaminated water. The most common types of cestode infections in humans include:

1. Taeniasis: This is an infection with the adult tapeworm of the genus Taenia, such as Taenia saginata (beef tapeworm) and Taenia solium (pork tapeworm). Humans become infected by consuming undercooked beef or pork that contains viable tapeworm larvae. The larvae then mature into adult tapeworms in the human intestine, where they can live for several years, producing eggs that are passed in the feces.
2. Hydatid disease: This is a zoonotic infection caused by the larval stage of the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus, which is commonly found in dogs and other carnivores. Humans become infected by accidentally ingesting eggs present in dog feces or contaminated food or water. The eggs hatch in the human intestine and release larvae that migrate to various organs, such as the liver or lungs, where they form hydatid cysts. These cysts can grow slowly over several years and cause symptoms depending on their location and size.
3. Diphyllobothriasis: This is an infection with the fish tapeworm Diphyllobothrium latum, which is found in freshwater fish. Humans become infected by consuming raw or undercooked fish that contain viable tapeworm larvae. The larvae mature into adult tapeworms in the human intestine and can cause symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, and vitamin B12 deficiency.

Preventing cestode infections involves practicing good hygiene, cooking meat thoroughly, avoiding consumption of raw or undercooked fish, and washing fruits and vegetables carefully before eating. In some cases, treatment with antiparasitic drugs may be necessary to eliminate the tapeworms from the body.

'Enterobius' is a genus of small, parasitic intestinal worms also known as pinworms or threadworms. The most common species that infect humans is *Enterobius vermicularis*. These worms are thin and white, and adult females measure about 8-13 millimeters in length while males are smaller, measuring around 2-5 millimeters.

The life cycle of Enterobius involves eggs being laid around the anus, primarily at night, by the female worm. The eggs then become infectious within a few hours and can be ingested through contaminated hands, food, or dust. Once inside the human body, the larvae hatch from the eggs, migrate to the small intestine, and mature into adult worms. After mating, female worms move to the large intestine and lay their eggs near the anus, which leads to the start of a new life cycle.

Enterobius infection often causes symptoms such as anal itching, restless sleep, and irritability. In some cases, there may be no noticeable symptoms at all. Diagnosis typically involves identifying Enterobius eggs through cellophane tape tests or detecting adult worms in stool samples. Treatment usually consists of administering anti-parasitic medications such as albendazole or mebendazole to eliminate the infection.

"Plasmodium vivax" is a species of protozoan parasite that causes malaria in humans. It's one of the five malaria parasites that can infect humans, with P. falciparum being the most deadly.

P. vivax typically enters the human body through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Once inside the human host, the parasite travels to the liver where it multiplies and matures. After a period of development that can range from weeks to several months, the mature parasites are released into the bloodstream, where they infect red blood cells and continue to multiply.

The symptoms of P. vivax malaria include fever, chills, headache, muscle and joint pain, and fatigue. One distinctive feature of P. vivax is its ability to form dormant stages (hypnozoites) in the liver, which can reactivate and cause relapses of the disease months or even years after the initial infection.

P. vivax malaria is treatable with medications such as chloroquine, but resistance to this drug has been reported in some parts of the world. Prevention measures include using insecticide-treated bed nets and indoor residual spraying to reduce mosquito populations, as well as taking prophylactic medications for travelers visiting areas where malaria is common.

Rhodobacteraceae is a family of purple nonsulfur bacteria within the class Alphaproteobacteria. These bacteria are gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic or aerobic, and can perform photosynthesis under appropriate conditions. They are widely distributed in various environments such as freshwater, marine, and terrestrial habitats. Some members of this family are capable of nitrogen fixation, denitrification, and sulfur oxidation. They play important roles in biogeochemical cycles and have potential applications in wastewater treatment and bioenergy production.

Actinomycetales is an order of Gram-positive bacteria that are characterized by their filamentous morphology and branching appearance, resembling fungi. These bacteria are often found in soil and water, and some species can cause diseases in humans and animals. The name "Actinomycetales" comes from the Greek words "actis," meaning ray or beam, and "mykes," meaning fungus.

The order Actinomycetales includes several families of medical importance, such as Mycobacteriaceae (which contains the tuberculosis-causing Mycobacterium tuberculosis), Corynebacteriaceae (which contains the diphtheria-causing Corynebacterium diphtheriae), and Actinomycetaceae (which contains the actinomycosis-causing Actinomyces israelii).

Actinomycetales are known for their complex cell walls, which contain a unique type of lipid called mycolic acid. This feature makes them resistant to many antibiotics and contributes to their ability to cause chronic infections. They can also form resistant structures called spores, which allow them to survive in harsh environments and contribute to their ability to cause disease.

Overall, Actinomycetales are important both as beneficial soil organisms and as potential pathogens that can cause serious diseases in humans and animals.

Quinones are a class of organic compounds that contain a fully conjugated diketone structure. This structure consists of two carbonyl groups (C=O) separated by a double bond (C=C). Quinones can be found in various biological systems and synthetic compounds. They play important roles in many biochemical processes, such as electron transport chains and redox reactions. Some quinones are also known for their antimicrobial and anticancer properties. However, some quinones can be toxic or mutagenic at high concentrations.

Gentian Violet is not a medical term per se, but it is a substance that has been used in medicine. According to the US National Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus, Gentian Violet is a type of crystal violet dye that has antifungal and antibacterial properties. It is often used as a topical treatment for minor cuts, burns, and wounds, as well as for fungal infections such as thrush (oral candidiasis) and athlete's foot. Gentian Violet can also be used to treat ringworm and impetigo. However, it should not be used in the eyes or mouth, and it should be used with caution on broken skin, as it can cause irritation. Additionally, there is some concern that long-term use of Gentian Violet may be carcinogenic (cancer-causing), so its use should be limited to short periods of time and under the guidance of a healthcare professional.

A "Parasite Egg Count" is a laboratory measurement used to estimate the number of parasitic eggs present in a fecal sample. It is commonly used in veterinary and human medicine to diagnose and monitor parasitic infections, such as those caused by roundworms, hookworms, tapeworms, and other intestinal helminths (parasitic worms).

The most common method for measuring parasite egg counts is the McMaster technique. This involves mixing a known volume of feces with a flotation solution, which causes the eggs to float to the top of the mixture. A small sample of this mixture is then placed on a special counting chamber and examined under a microscope. The number of eggs present in the sample is then multiplied by a dilution factor to estimate the total number of eggs per gram (EPG) of feces.

Parasite egg counts can provide valuable information about the severity of an infection, as well as the effectiveness of treatment. However, it is important to note that not all parasitic infections produce visible eggs in the feces, and some parasites may only shed eggs intermittently. Therefore, a negative egg count does not always rule out the presence of a parasitic infection.

Genotype, in genetics, refers to the complete heritable genetic makeup of an individual organism, including all of its genes. It is the set of instructions contained in an organism's DNA for the development and function of that organism. The genotype is the basis for an individual's inherited traits, and it can be contrasted with an individual's phenotype, which refers to the observable physical or biochemical characteristics of an organism that result from the expression of its genes in combination with environmental influences.

It is important to note that an individual's genotype is not necessarily identical to their genetic sequence. Some genes have multiple forms called alleles, and an individual may inherit different alleles for a given gene from each parent. The combination of alleles that an individual inherits for a particular gene is known as their genotype for that gene.

Understanding an individual's genotype can provide important information about their susceptibility to certain diseases, their response to drugs and other treatments, and their risk of passing on inherited genetic disorders to their offspring.

The term "Far East" is a geographical term that has been used historically to describe the easternmost part of Asia, including countries such as China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asian nations. However, it's important to note that the use of this term can be seen as outdated and culturally insensitive, as it originated during a time when Western powers viewed these regions as distant and exotic.

In medical contexts, "Far East" may be used to describe medical conditions or treatments specific to populations in this region. However, it is generally more appropriate to use the specific names of countries or regions when discussing medical issues related to these areas.

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) is a laboratory technique used to amplify specific regions of DNA. It enables the production of thousands to millions of copies of a particular DNA sequence in a rapid and efficient manner, making it an essential tool in various fields such as molecular biology, medical diagnostics, forensic science, and research.

The PCR process involves repeated cycles of heating and cooling to separate the DNA strands, allow primers (short sequences of single-stranded DNA) to attach to the target regions, and extend these primers using an enzyme called Taq polymerase, resulting in the exponential amplification of the desired DNA segment.

In a medical context, PCR is often used for detecting and quantifying specific pathogens (viruses, bacteria, fungi, or parasites) in clinical samples, identifying genetic mutations or polymorphisms associated with diseases, monitoring disease progression, and evaluating treatment effectiveness.

Bacterial RNA refers to the genetic material present in bacteria that is composed of ribonucleic acid (RNA). Unlike higher organisms, bacteria contain a single circular chromosome made up of DNA, along with smaller circular pieces of DNA called plasmids. These bacterial genetic materials contain the information necessary for the growth and reproduction of the organism.

Bacterial RNA can be divided into three main categories: messenger RNA (mRNA), ribosomal RNA (rRNA), and transfer RNA (tRNA). mRNA carries genetic information copied from DNA, which is then translated into proteins by the rRNA and tRNA molecules. rRNA is a structural component of the ribosome, where protein synthesis occurs, while tRNA acts as an adapter that brings amino acids to the ribosome during protein synthesis.

Bacterial RNA plays a crucial role in various cellular processes, including gene expression, protein synthesis, and regulation of metabolic pathways. Understanding the structure and function of bacterial RNA is essential for developing new antibiotics and other therapeutic strategies to combat bacterial infections.

Flavobacteriaceae is a family of Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria within the phylum Bacteroidetes. These bacteria are typically found in aquatic environments and can also be isolated from soil, plants, and animals, including humans. They are known for their ability to produce yellow-pigmented colonies, which give them their name (flavo- meaning "yellow" in Latin). Flavobacteriaceae are metabolically diverse, with some species capable of breaking down complex organic matter and others that can cause disease in animals and plants. In humans, certain species within this family have been associated with opportunistic infections, particularly in individuals with weakened immune systems.

Seroepidemiologic studies are a type of epidemiological study that measures the presence and levels of antibodies in a population's blood serum to investigate the prevalence, distribution, and transmission of infectious diseases. These studies help to identify patterns of infection and immunity within a population, which can inform public health policies and interventions.

Seroepidemiologic studies typically involve collecting blood samples from a representative sample of individuals in a population and testing them for the presence of antibodies against specific pathogens. The results are then analyzed to estimate the prevalence of infection and immunity within the population, as well as any factors associated with increased or decreased risk of infection.

These studies can provide valuable insights into the spread of infectious diseases, including emerging and re-emerging infections, and help to monitor the effectiveness of vaccination programs. Additionally, seroepidemiologic studies can also be used to investigate the transmission dynamics of infectious agents, such as identifying sources of infection or tracking the spread of antibiotic resistance.

Xanthomonadaceae is a family of Gram-negative, aerobic or facultatively anaerobic bacteria within the class Gammaproteobacteria. The bacteria in this family are typically motile with a single polar flagellum and have a characteristic yellow-pigmented xanthomonad chromosome. They are known to cause various plant diseases, including bacterial spot, bacterial leaf blight, and citrus canker. Some species can also be found as opportunistic pathogens in humans and animals.

It's important to note that medical definitions of bacteria typically focus on their role as human or animal pathogens, while Xanthomonadaceae has a broader ecological significance beyond just medical contexts.

I apologize for any confusion, but "Military Personnel" is not a medical term. It refers to individuals who serve in the military forces of a country, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. Medical terms typically refer to specific conditions, diagnoses, treatments, or anatomical features related to healthcare. If you have any questions about medical terminology or concepts, I would be happy to help clarify!

Bacteroidetes is a large phylum of gram-negative, predominantly anaerobic bacteria that are commonly found in the gastrointestinal tract of animals, including humans. They play an important role in the breakdown and fermentation of complex carbohydrates in the gut, producing short-chain fatty acids as a byproduct. Some species of Bacteroidetes have also been identified as opportunistic pathogens and can cause infections in immunocompromised individuals or under certain conditions.

The medical relevance of Bacteroidetes lies in their role in maintaining gut homeostasis, modulating the immune system, and protecting against pathogenic bacteria. Dysbiosis of the gut microbiota, including changes in the abundance and diversity of Bacteroidetes, has been associated with various diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease, obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Therefore, understanding the ecology and function of Bacteroidetes is important for developing novel therapeutic strategies to target these conditions.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "seasons" is not a term that has a medical definition. Seasons refer to the four divisions of the year (spring, summer, autumn or fall, and winter) based on the position of the earth in its orbit around the sun. If you have any questions related to health or medicine, I'd be happy to try to help answer those!

Japanese encephalitis is a viral inflammation of the brain (encephalitis) caused by the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV). It is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected Culex mosquitoes, particularly in rural and agricultural areas. The majority of JE cases occur in children under the age of 15. Most people infected with JEV do not develop symptoms, but some may experience mild symptoms such as fever, headache, and vomiting. In severe cases, JEV can cause high fever, neck stiffness, seizures, confusion, and coma. There is no specific treatment for Japanese encephalitis, and care is focused on managing symptoms and supporting the patient's overall health. Prevention measures include vaccination and avoiding mosquito bites in endemic areas.

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance that provides medical benefits, wage replacement, and rehabilitation expenses to employees who are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job. It is designed to compensate the employee for lost wages and cover medical expenses due to work-related injuries or illnesses, while also protecting employers from potential lawsuits. Workers' compensation laws vary by state but generally require employers to carry this insurance and provide coverage for eligible employees. The program is typically funded through employer premiums and is administered by individual states.

I apologize for any confusion, but "Asia" is not a medical term. It is the largest continent in the world, comprising about 30% of the Earth's total land area and containing around 60% of the world's current human population. It is divided into several regions, including Northern Asia (Siberia), Eastern Asia (China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Taiwan), Southern Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives), Southeastern Asia (Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei), and Western Asia (Middle East).

If you have any questions related to medical terminology or health-related topics, I'd be happy to help.

Helminthiasis, in general, refers to the infection or infestation of humans and animals by helminths, which are parasitic worms. When referring to "Animal Helminthiasis," it specifically pertains to the condition where animals, including domestic pets and livestock, are infected by various helminth species. These parasitic worms can reside in different organs of the animal's body, leading to a wide range of clinical signs depending on the worm species and the location of the infestation.

Animal Helminthiasis can be caused by different types of helminths:

1. Nematodes (roundworms): These include species like Ascaris suum in pigs, Toxocara cati and Toxascaris leonina in cats, and Toxocara canis in dogs. They can cause gastrointestinal issues such as diarrhea, vomiting, and weight loss.
2. Cestodes (tapeworms): Examples include Taenia saginata in cattle, Echinococcus granulosus in sheep and goats, and Dipylidium caninum in dogs and cats. Tapeworm infestations may lead to gastrointestinal symptoms like diarrhea or constipation and may also cause vitamin deficiencies due to the worm's ability to absorb nutrients from the host animal's digestive system.
3. Trematodes (flukes): These include liver flukes such as Fasciola hepatica in sheep, goats, and cattle, and schistosomes that can affect various animals, including birds and mammals. Liver fluke infestations may cause liver damage, leading to symptoms like weight loss, decreased appetite, and jaundice. Schistosome infestations can lead to issues in multiple organs depending on the species involved.

Preventing and controlling Helminthiasis in animals is crucial for maintaining animal health and welfare, as well as ensuring food safety for humans who consume products from these animals. Regular deworming programs, good hygiene practices, proper pasture management, and monitoring for clinical signs are essential components of a comprehensive parasite control strategy.

"Sparganum" is a term that refers to the larval stage of certain tapeworms belonging to the genus Spirometra. These tapeworms are part of the family Diphyllobothriidae and can infect various animals, including humans, in what is known as sparganosis.

The larvae, or spargana, can migrate and encyst in various tissues of the host's body, potentially causing damage and inflammation. Human infection typically occurs through the ingestion of contaminated water or undercooked meat, particularly that of frogs, snakes, or birds, which can harbor the larvae.

It is essential to note that medical definitions should be sourced from reputable medical resources and literature for accurate information.

Cluster analysis is a statistical method used to group similar objects or data points together based on their characteristics or features. In medical and healthcare research, cluster analysis can be used to identify patterns or relationships within complex datasets, such as patient records or genetic information. This technique can help researchers to classify patients into distinct subgroups based on their symptoms, diagnoses, or other variables, which can inform more personalized treatment plans or public health interventions.

Cluster analysis involves several steps, including:

1. Data preparation: The researcher must first collect and clean the data, ensuring that it is complete and free from errors. This may involve removing outlier values or missing data points.
2. Distance measurement: Next, the researcher must determine how to measure the distance between each pair of data points. Common methods include Euclidean distance (the straight-line distance between two points) or Manhattan distance (the distance between two points along a grid).
3. Clustering algorithm: The researcher then applies a clustering algorithm, which groups similar data points together based on their distances from one another. Common algorithms include hierarchical clustering (which creates a tree-like structure of clusters) or k-means clustering (which assigns each data point to the nearest centroid).
4. Validation: Finally, the researcher must validate the results of the cluster analysis by evaluating the stability and robustness of the clusters. This may involve re-running the analysis with different distance measures or clustering algorithms, or comparing the results to external criteria.

Cluster analysis is a powerful tool for identifying patterns and relationships within complex datasets, but it requires careful consideration of the data preparation, distance measurement, and validation steps to ensure accurate and meaningful results.

In the field of medicine and particularly in forensic pathology, mummies are human or animal bodies that have been preserved naturally or intentionally after death, through processes such as desiccation (drying), freezing, or exposure to chemicals like salt or smoke. The study of mummies, known as mummy science or mummy studies, can provide valuable insights into various aspects including the biological characteristics, health conditions, dietary habits, and cultural practices of past civilizations.

Diphyllobothrium is a genus of tapeworms that are commonly known as fish tapeworms or broad tapeworms. These parasites infect various species of freshwater and marine fish, and can also infect humans and other animals who consume raw or undercooked infected fish.

Humans can become infected with Diphyllobothrium by consuming fish that contain larval stages of the tapeworm. Once inside the human body, the larvae attach to the wall of the small intestine and begin to grow into adult tapeworms, which can reach lengths of several meters.

Symptoms of Diphyllobothrium infection may include abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, vitamin B12 deficiency, and in severe cases, anemia. Treatment typically involves administration of a medication called niclosamide, which kills the tapeworms and allows them to be passed out of the body. Prevention measures include cooking fish thoroughly before eating it, freezing fish at temperatures below -4°F (-20°C) for at least 7 days, or practicing good hygiene and sanitation practices when handling and preparing raw fish.

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Korea had an area of 1,631 square miles (4,220 km2) and a population of 126,874 as of 1941.[citation needed] The state of Korea ... "Korea (Princely State)". Indian 25 March 1953. "Accession of Korea State to the Dominion of India". ड़ा.संजय अलंग- ... This situation changed in 1790 when Korea had to pay tribute to the Marathas. Historically Korea State also seems to have had ... Korea State was founded in the 17th century. The ruling family of Koriya were Rajputs of the Chauhan dynasty who came to Koriya ...
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Journalism portal North Korea portal Foreign Trade of the DPRK Media of North Korea Maher, Joanne, ed. (2004). The Europa World ... Korea Today, first published as New Korea, is a North Korean propaganda magazine published monthly by the Foreign Languages ... Since 1959, it has been published as Korea Today. In December 1955, Son Din-fa, the chief editor of New Korea, was dismissed ... The magazine was first published as New Korea (Russian: Новая Корея) in January 1950 by the New Korea Publishing House, the ...
Address13809, 86 Gyoyukwon-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea. Tel 82-2-500-8282Fax 82-2-503-8802 (Administration) ... who ruled Korea in the late fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Also, as a part of the preparation for this longterm project, ...
The name Korea is now commonly used in English contexts by both North and South Korea. In South Korea, Korea as a whole is ... "Korea". Encyclopedia Americana. 1920. "Korea". Colliers New Encyclopedia. 1921. The Republic of Korea Korea at Curlie 38°19′N ... Korea (Korean: 한국, Hanguk in South Korea or 조선, Joseon in North Korea) is a peninsular region in East Asia. Since 1945, it has ... "Korea" is the modern spelling of "Corea", a name attested in English as early as 1614. "Corea" is derived from the name of the ...
"North Korea Releases 7,000 Prisoners, Orders People to Provide for Them".. *^ a b The Parallel Gulag, North Koreas "An-jeon-bu ... "Political Prison Camps in North Korea Today" (PDF). The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. Archived from the original ( ... The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, AllSource Analysis.. *^ Glionna, John M. (April 7, 2010). ""North Korea gulag ... "White paper on human rights in North Korea 2009 (page 74-75)" (PDF). Korea Institute for National Unification. Retrieved May 4, ...
North Koreas Kim vows to launch 3 more spy satellites and produce more nuclear materials in 2024 ... North Korea will no longer seek reconciliation with South, its primary foe, Kim says ... Both have visited North Korea several times, including the only American visit to the uranium enrichment facility at Yongbyon ...
... southwestern South Korea features unique ecosystems for salt production, wildlife, and tourists. ... Insider (2021, March 16) South Korea doused 2 tiny islands in a vibrant purple. It brought in a new wave of tourism-and even ... Seaweed Farms in South Korea. Along the southern coast of the Korean peninsula farming doesnt always happen on land. ... Located along the southwest coast of South Korea, Sinan County attracts people from many walks of life. Its world-renowned ...
The Quest for Justice: A Former Prison Guard from the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea speaks out Former prison guard from ... A/HRC/40/61/Add.1: Visit to the Republic of Korea - Report of the Special Rapporteur on adequate housing as a component of the ... A/77/247: Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea ... A/76/242: Report of the Secretary-General on the situation of human rights in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea ...
Officials in Seoul say military talks aimed at easing tension between the two Koreas collapsed after North Korean military ... South Koreas Unification Ministry said a date and venue for talks mediated by the Red Cross would be set after the preliminary ... Earlier, South Korea said it had in principle accepted a North Korean offer to resume talks on humanitarian issues, including ... Officials in Seoul say military talks aimed at easing tension between the two Koreas collapsed after North Korean military ...
... warned on Thursday that North Korea may already have the capability to launch missiles equipped with sarin nerve agent toward ... Japan PM issues sarin warning over North Korea Neil Connor Beijing 14 April 2017 • 9:33am ... North Koreas nuclear history: key moments. An editorial in the daily tabloid, which has close links to the ruling Communist ... There is a possibility that North Korea already has a capability to put sarin on warheads to strike the ground, he said. ...
... but its a big deal for South and North Korea to want to talk to each other, period. ... SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - AUGUST 17: South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a press conference marking his first 100 days ... Thats what the government of South Korea apparently wants to know. In his annual New Years message, North Korean dictator Kim ... in office at the presidential blue house on August 17, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Jung Yeon-Je-Pool/Getty Images) ...
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman says list is not meant to punish North Korea, but instead to encourage denuclearization of ... News of the tightened sanctions came as U.S.-based researchers released a report concluding that North Korea now is capable of ... A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, Hong Lei, told reporters Tuesday the list is not meant to punish North Korea, but rather ... Why didnt China release this long list when the United Nations first sanctioned North Korea in 2006? China did so exactly, ...
North Korea. · Pakistan. · Philippines. · Russia. ‡. · Saudi Arabia. · South Korea. · Thailand. · Turkey. ‡. · Vietnam. Limited ... 1951 in South Korea This category includes works, events and everything related to the history of South Korea in 1951. ... 1951 in the Republic of Korea; 1951 in der Republik Korea; 1951 i Republiken Korea,/nowiki, ... 1951 in South Korea South Korea-related events during the year of 1951 ...
Positive economic indicators, Koreas addition to the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (late 2008), and the U.S.-Korea Free Trade ... Source: Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST), Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), U.S. Department of Commerce ... U.S. Commercial Service Korea U.S. Embassy Seoul. 188 Sejong-daero, Jongro-gu. Seoul 03141, Korea. Tel: 82-2-397-4535. office. ... Koreas GDP per capita (PPP) rose to USD 45,220 in 2020 (according to the World Bank), placing it securely in the ranks of ...
... was 46038 Hectograms Per Hectare. Discover more data with NationMaster! ... North Korea - Cereals Yield Hectograms Per Hectare - 1961 to 2019. Since 2014, North Korea Cereals Yield increased 2.1% year on ... How does North Korea rank in Cereals Yield?. #. 183 Countries. Hectograms Per Hectare. Last. YoY. 5‑years CAGR. ... North Korea is overtaken by Uzbekistan, which was ranked number 57 with 46,112 Hectograms Per Hectare and is followed by ...
... he wants to seek a peaceful resolution to the North Korea question. ... President Trump Says a Major Conflict With North Korea Is Possible. President Trump Says a Major Conflict With North Korea ... Just ahead of his 100th day in office, U.S. President Donald Trump said that a conflict with North Korea could be a possible ... "There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea," he told Reuters in an exclusive ...
... is South Koreas largest English-language daily and the countrys sole member of the Asia News Network (ANN). ... Address : Huam-ro 4-gil 10, Yongsan-gu,Seoul, Korea. Tel : +82-2-727-0114Online newspaper registration No : Seoul 아03711. Date ... S. Korea to extend fuel tax cut through June amid Middle East tensions ... The Korea Herald by Herald Corporation. Copyright Herald Corporation. All Rights Reserved. ...
An official investigation in South Korea put the blame squarely on North Korea for launching a cyber attack focused on the ... SEOUL, May 4 (UPI) -- An official investigation in South Korea put the blame squarely on North Korea for launching a ... Prosecutors blamed North Koreas General Bureau of Reconnaissance, saying they reached their conclusion after analyzing 81 ... armed forces in South Korea and major banks were among those hit in March. ...
... Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 2017 Sep 29:11:53. doi: 10.1186/ ... Marys Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, 222 Banpo-daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 16591 Republic of ... 3 Department of Psychiatry, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, College of Medicine, Hallym University of Korea, Anyang, ... 1 Department of Psychiatry, Myongji Hospital, Seonam University, College of Medicine, Goyang, Republic of Korea. ...
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Sun-won Park identifies the strategic challenges facing the Republic of Korea and explains the ways that the current and ... North Korea asked the South to change its policy towards North Korea, respect the June 15 Joint Declaration and the Oct. 4 ... the United States established itself as the single most important ally for the Republic of Korea, while North Korea, which had ... and expanding Koreas international cooperation under the catchphrase of "Global Korea." The countrys poor endowment of ...
Korea is one of the best private universities in Korea, founded in 1885. ... 50 Yonsei-ro Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 03722, Republic of Korea. © 2015-2019 YONSEI UNIV. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. ...
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Several African countries risk getting slapped with sanctions and trade restrictions for their dealings with North Korea. ... North Koreas President of the Presidium of the Supreme Peoples Assembly Kim Yong-nam walks past a crafts stall during a tour ... Watch: Heres why China wont use its leverage to make North Korea give up its nuclear weapons ... North Korea has had friendly relations with many African countries since the anti-colonial struggles of the 1960s, which it ...
... more than 1.3 thousand Panameras from Porsche were sold in South Korea, making them the most sold sports car in the country ... Electric vehicles in South Korea. Search engines in South Korea. Fuel cells in South Korea. EV battery industry in South Korea ... Basic Statistic Revenue of GM Korea South Korea 2016-2022. * Premium Statistic Revenue of Renault Samsung Motors South Korea ... Premium Statistic Bestselling RVs and MPVs South Korea 2022. * Premium Statistic Leading commercial vehicles sold South Korea ...
Book your stay in South Korea at The Westin Josun Busan. Enjoy 5-star hotel rooms, inspired amenities, diverse dining and ... A haven of relaxation and renewal, The Westin Josun Busan offers 5-star hotel accommodations amid some of South Koreas most ... Indulge in globally-inspired dishes in South Korea at Camellia. Our inviting Busan buffet offers a luxuriously modern decor ... Find this tantalizing snack shop inside our hotel in Busan, South Korea. ...
The launch is the 14th missile test conducted by North Korea in 2017. On September 3, North Korea said it tested a hydrogen ... North Korea launches missile over Japanese airspace, US confirms. It is the second time in a month that a North Korean missile ... North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un attends a meeting with a committee of the Workers Party of Korea about the test of a hydrogen ... 151; -- For the second time in a month, North Korea has launched a missile over Japanese airspace, U.S. Pacific Command ...
Archives for Whereas South Korea. All wait with bated breath for a post-Kim Jong-il world. December 22, 2011. By Northwest ... By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly In the early 1990s, when North Korea opened its borders a tiny bit to Americans, Seong ...
North Korea has ramped up missile testing to a record pace this year, exploiting a divide in the United Nations Security ... North Korea has ramped up missile testing to a record pace this year, exploiting a divide in the United Nations Security ... North Korea has also conducted a barrage of short-range launches it described as simulated nuclear attacks on South Korean and ... SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for a major political conference before years end at which he ...
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City Labs is a leading Smart Solution company in South Korea that enhances the value of the future city by using solutions that ... IntelliBlock Technologies announces alliance with CityLabs, South Korea. IntelliBlock Technologies announces alliance with ... aims to provide the finest practical solutions and potential opportunities innovatively in the blockchain space in South Korea ...
PARK SOO-KEUN (KOREA, 1914-1965). Untitled. oil on hardboard. 36.7 x 24.5 cm. (14 ½ x 9 5/8 in.). ... Unlike other contemporary artists in his time who departed Korea for study abroad, Park never left his homeland. It was mainly ... Born in 1914 in Yang-Gu, South Korea, Park became a master painter who established an archetype of Korean modern aesthetics, ... the most common rock that can be found everywhere in Korea. Primarily because of its colour shades and unique texture, Parks ...
  • Since 1945, it has been divided at or near the 38th parallel, now known as the Korean Demilitarized Zone, with South Korea (Republic of Korea) comprising its southern half and North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) comprising its northern half. (
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea is covered by OHCHR Headquarters. (
  • 2 Hallym University Suicide and School Mental Health Institute, Hallym University, Anyang, Republic of Korea. (
  • and on its northern half, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, a totalitarian Stalinist dictatorship with a population of 22 million. (
  • In the processes of independence, division, and - from 1950-53 - war, the United States established itself as the single most important ally for the Republic of Korea, while North Korea, which had undertaken the invasion of the South with the blessings of the Soviet Union and China, remained the most direct threat to its security. (
  • In 1998, after accomplishing the first democratic transition in its history with the election of Kim Dae-jung as president, the Republic of Korea started to regard a posture of system-to-system competition with the North - itself in the grips of starvation - as outdated. (
  • The official website of Republic of Korea. (
  • a Korea National Rehabilitation Research Institute, Korea National Rehabilitation Center , Seoul , Republic of Korea. (
  • SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - AUGUST 17: South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a press conference marking his first 100 days in office at the presidential blue house on August 17, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. (
  • SEOUL, May 4 (UPI) -- An official investigation in South Korea put the blame squarely on North Korea for launching a cyberattack last month that focused on the Nonghyup Bank. (
  • Lamborghini, for example, held its first Lamborghini Day in Korea in Seoul in late 2018 and again in November 2019, an indication of the Italian luxury automaker's keen interest. (
  • This satellite image released and notated by Airbus Defense & Space and 38 North on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, shows the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in North Korea. (
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un attends a meeting with a committee of the Workers' Party of Korea about the test of a hydrogen bomb, at an unknown location in this picture taken Sept. 3, 2017 and released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Sept. 4, 2017. (
  • The launch is the 14th missile test conducted by North Korea in 2017. (
  • Tensions between the two Koreas resulted in North Korea invading South Korea and the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950. (
  • This status contributes to the high tensions that continue to divide the peninsula, and both states continue to claim to be the sole legitimate government of Korea. (
  • International tensions have been mounting after analysts said the rogue regime was preparing a nuclear test site ahead of a key anniversary on Saturday - occasions when North Korea has been known to test its military hardware. (
  • J ust ahead of his 100th day in office, U.S. President Donald Trump said that a conflict with North Korea could be a possible outcome to the escalating tensions brought about by the country's nuclear ambitions and missile testing, but a diplomatic solution would be preferable. (
  • Positive economic indicators, Korea's addition to the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (late 2008), and the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA), which entered into force in March 2012, are helping spur even more leisure and business-related travel to the U.S. In 2019, nine percent of Korean travel to the U.S. is for business purposes. (
  • The Urus is not an ordinary SUV and boasts performance similar to some sports cars, and accounted for around 44 percent of all Lamborghini models newly registered in Korea in 2019. (
  • With exquisite panoramic views of Haeundae Beach, Panorama Lounge is the perfect Busan bar to relax with friends, family or colleagues over snacks, replenishing libations and coffee after a busy day of meetings or sightseeing in South Korea. (
  • Find this tantalizing snack shop inside our hotel in Busan, South Korea. (
  • Mr Trump is concerned over North Korea's plans to develop a missile which could reach the continental United States, but Pyongyang is more likely to target either South Korea or Japan with a strike. (
  • A military truck carrying a missile parades during a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice in Pyongyang, North Korea, July 27, 2013. (
  • A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, Hong Lei, told reporters Tuesday the list is not meant to punish North Korea, but rather to encourage the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. (
  • Source: Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST), Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), U.S. Department of Commerce National Travel & Tourism Office (USDOC, NTTO). (
  • There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea," he told Reuters in an exclusive interview Thursday in the Oval Office. (
  • Trump added that "we'd love to solve things diplomatically but it's very difficult," telling Reuters that he and his administration are seeking a peaceful resolution to the North Korea question, in part by preparing a slew of fresh economic sanctions while not ruling out a military solution. (
  • Why didn't China release this long list when the United Nations first sanctioned North Korea in 2006? (
  • A report on the investigations was released by United Nations panel of experts on September 9th, two days prior to the UN Security Council's unanimous adoption of a tough new round of sanctions aimed at coercing North Korea into negotiations on its nuclear arsenal. (
  • On September 3, North Korea said it tested a hydrogen bomb, leading to sanctions being passed against the country by the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday. (
  • President Yoweri Museveni made a pledge to cut its military and police ties with North Korea during a meeting with his South Korean counterpart in May 2016. (
  • Will South Korea change course following Yoon's election loss? (
  • China has tightened its restrictions on goods banned for export to North Korea as part of international sanctions against Pyongyang's nuclear program. (
  • News of the tightened sanctions came as U.S.-based researchers released a report concluding that North Korea now is capable of making its own nuclear equipment, instead of relying on imports. (
  • Several African countries risked getting slapped with sanctions and trade restrictions for their dealings with North Korea. (
  • We are disengaging the cooperation we are having with North Korea as a result of UN sanctions," Kutesa said. (
  • Last week's UN panel report said "lax enforcement" of sanctions has allowed North Korea to earn $270 million in foreign transactions since February this year. (
  • Meanwhile, an influential Chinese newspaper, the Global Times , said China would protect North Korea if it vowed to give up nuclear weapons. (
  • China is by far Pyongyang's biggest trading partner and coal exports were worth almost £1 billion to North Korea last year - about one third of its export income. (
  • This category is NOT intended ONLY for photographs taken in 1951, nor is it intended for media uploaded or scanned in 1951, as the parent Category:South Korea by year goes in time past the invention of photography, scanners or computers. (
  • Media illustrating events of 1951 in South Korea should be added into the subcategory Category:Events by country by year . (
  • Since 2014, North Korea Cereals Yield increased 2.1% year on year. (
  • In 2022, more than 1.3 thousand Panameras from Porsche were sold in South Korea, making them the most sold sports car in the country that year. (
  • A unique way of combining satellite imaging methods has shown that regional agricultural growth is slowly taking place within North Korea. (
  • The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of childhood suicidal deaths among elementary school students that occurred from 2011 to 2015 in Korea. (
  • As of October 26, CDC is aware of media reports of 59 deaths in South Korea following flu vaccination with flu vaccines distributed in South Korea. (
  • The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) reported that most of these deaths involved people in their 70s and 80s. (
  • Prisons in North Korea (often referred to by Western media and critics as "North Korean gulags ") have conditions that are unsanitary, life-threatening and are comparable to historical concentration camps . (
  • Tanzania and Uganda are under investigation for entering military related contracts with North Korea while the rest of African countries are being investigated for contracting North Korea's Mansudae Overseas Project Group for services, including provision of statues. (
  • Also under investigation are the activities of a representative of the Korea Mining Development Trading Corporation, who had travelled to Uganda from Syria. (
  • Most notable of these invasions is the Japanese invasions of Korea, which brought great devastation to Joseon. (
  • From space you can observe an explosion of lights over time from the rapidly expanding economies in East Asia, with the notable exception of North Korea, which has remained largely dark. (
  • Government ministries -- including defense and unification -- the National Assembly, a military headquarters, sites for U.S. armed forces in South Korea and major banks were among those hit in March. (
  • In 2012, National Institute of Korean History made a sample translation of 230 entries selected from the annals of King Jeongjong, King Taejong, King Sejong, King Sejo, and King Seongjong, who ruled Korea in the late fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. (
  • In the late 7th century, Silla conquered Baekje and Goguryeo with the aid of the Tang Dynasty, and later repelled the Tang dynasty's efforts to conquer Korea during the Silla-Tang War. (
  • Students from Tanzania walk past a statue of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il in Wonsan, North Korea. (
  • Throughout this time, Korea was greatly influenced by the Chinese civilization, and various Korean states acted as tributary states under China. (
  • China has, however, already taken a "big step" in putting pressure on North Korea by turning back shipments of coal from its neighbour, Mr Trump said. (
  • North Korea has had friendly relations with many African countries since the anti-colonial struggles of the 1960s, which it supported. (
  • It is separated from Japan to the southeast by the Korea Strait. (
  • Japan eventually succeeded in opening Korea with the Japan-Korea Treaty of 1876. (
  • In 1945, Japan relinquished control over Korea after formally surrendering to the Allies, in the aftermath of World War II. (
  • Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister, warned on Thursday that North Korea may already have the capability to launch missiles equipped with sarin nerve agent toward Japan. (
  • The intermediate range ballistic missile originated from the Sunan, North Korea area and flew east over Japan before landing in the Pacific Ocean, according to a statement from Commander Dave Benham of USPACOM. (
  • That's what the government of South Korea apparently wants to know. (
  • This category includes works , events and everything related to the history of South Korea in 1951 . (
  • In ACS patients undergoing PCI, it is feasible to discontinue aspirin therapy and administer low-dose colchicine on the day after PCI in addition to ticagrelor or prasugrel P2Y 12 inhibitors," write Seung-Yul Lee, MD, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University, Seongnam, Korea, and colleagues. (
  • Korea (Korean: 한국, Hanguk in South Korea or 조선, Joseon in North Korea) is a peninsular region in East Asia. (
  • The Soviet Union and the United States had agreed to partition Korea along the 38th parallel, with the Soviets occupying the north and the Americans occupying the south. (
  • [14] According to a North Korean defector, North Korea considered inviting a delegation of the UN Commission on Human Rights to visit the Yodok prison camp in 1996. (
  • Map of the location of political prison camps ( kwanliso ) and ordinary prison camps (kyohwaso) in North Korea. (
  • According to former guards who have defected from North Korea, in the event of the Kim Family Regime's collapse or in the event of another crisis in North Korea, they were ordered to kill all political prisoners. (
  • In my lifetime, I have never heard a church talk about reunification or peace between North and South Korea. (
  • We Interviewed 20 Christians Who Traveled to North Korea. (
  • There is a possibility that North Korea already has a capability to put sarin on warheads to strike the ground,' he said. (
  • North Korea is not a signatory to the international Chemical Weapons Convention. (
  • A Washington-based think-tank that monitors North Korea, 38 North, said satellite images on Wednesday showed activity around the its Punggye-ri nuclear test site on the east coast that indicated it was ready for a new test. (
  • North Korea is overtaken by Uzbekistan, which was ranked number 57 with 46,112 Hectograms Per Hectare and is followed by Paraguay at 46,011 Hectograms Per Hectare. (
  • How does North Korea perform in the Grains industry? (
  • The panel is also investigating Uganda for its dealing with North Korea after the Asian nation trained the Ugandan military and police forces, "in particular the Ugandan air force. (
  • For the second time in a month, North Korea has launched a missile over Japanese airspace, U.S. Pacific Command confirmed Thursday evening. (
  • Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said the missile was launched from the west coast of North Korea and traveled over Japanese airspace from 7:04 a.m. to 7:06 a.m., and landed about 2,000 km (1,243 mile) east of the Erimo peninsula. (
  • Satellite images can be used to see the expansion of agriculture in North Korea. (
  • Since the fall of the Soviet Union, North Korea hasn't had access to artificial fertiliser, and therefore any increase in production has to happen by creating more farmland. (
  • Presently, South Korea is a regional power and a developed country, with its economy being ranked as the world's thirteenth-largest by nominal GDP and the fourteenth-largest by GDP (PPP). (
  • The earliest radiocarbon dates for the Paleolithic sites found in Korea indicate human presence goes back to 40,000 and 30,000 BC. (
  • South Korea has been a growing market in terms of arrivals and export revenue for the United States. (
  • However, Korea is internationally recognized for its successful handling of COVID-19, without the enforcement of total lockdowns, and the Korean market is set to become one of first rebounding markets and top inbound travel destinations for America following the pandemic. (
  • Business insiders acknowledged that other brands are also paying attention to South Korea as a market with high growth potential. (
  • This study aims to analyze continuity of care according to complications and examine the relationship between the continuity of care and health outcomes ( hospitalization , emergency department visits, and complications ) using data of new hypertensive patients from Korea 's National Health Insurance Claims database. (
  • In a release provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said that upon the missile's launch, South Korea fired a missile of its own to the East Sea. (
  • Media illustrating works of 1951 in South Korea should be added into the subcategory Category:1951 works in South Korea . (
  • From expansive tidal flats to purple-painted towns, southwestern South Korea features unique ecosystems for salt production, wildlife, and tourists. (
  • operated by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion. (
  • Located along the southwest coast of South Korea, Sinan County attracts people from many walks of life. (
  • Files which are both directly in Category:1951 and directly in Category:South Korea should be moved to this category. (
  • Jeungdo Island (shown above), which contains the most extensive mudflat in South Korea, is home to the country's largest sun-dried salt producer. (
  • South Korea doused 2 tiny islands in a vibrant purple. (
  • The storm is heading for South Korea after winding its way through the Ryukyu Islands. (
  • Indulge in globally-inspired dishes in South Korea at Camellia. (
  • More than 700 participate in first Korean World Missionary Fellowship convocation to be held within Korea. (