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Chilean Survives Liver Cancer After Two-for-One Liver Transplant in S. Korea

Chilean Survives Liver Cancer After Two-for-One Liver Transplant in S. Korea

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A Chilean engineer suffering from liver cancer has miraculously regained health after receiving a liver transplant in South Korea from his two daughters. Alberto, 62, had been working as a civil engineer in Chile when he began to suffer from severe fatigue and jaundice last September. He was soon [...]

Japanese Report Confirms Hazardous Radioactive Materials Contained in Contaminated Fukushima Water

Japanese Report Confirms Hazardous Radioactive Materials Contained in Contaminated Fukushima Water

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — As Japan seeks to release contaminated water from its disabled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocean, South Korean media revealed that the tainted water contains hazardous radioactive materials. KBS News reported on Thursday that a report submitted by the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) to the Japanese [...]

Major Public Health Threat Loom as Liquid-type E-cigarettes Commercialized

Major Public Health Threat Loom as Liquid-type E-cigarettes Commercialized

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Some have pointed out that liquid-type e-cigarettes, which are classified as chemicals, are being distributed to the public due to lack of related laws, threatening national health. According to data received by Rep. Ki Dong-min from several government ministries, under the current law, the Ministry of Economy and Finance [...]

More than 3 mln S. Koreans Diagnosed with Anxiety Disorder over Past 5 Years

More than 3 mln S. Koreans Diagnosed with Anxiety Disorder over Past 5 Years

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Recently released data shows that more than 3.5 million South Koreans have been treated for anxiety disorder over the past five years. Rep. Jang Jeong-sook reported that there were 3.4 million people who received medical treatment for anxiety disorder between 2014 and August 2019. The annual number of patients [...]