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Kimchi Consumption Does Not Raise Blood Pressure: Survey

Kimchi Consumption Does Not Raise Blood Pressure: Survey

SEOUL, Jun. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Consumption of kimchi does not raise blood pressure despite its high salt content as the lactic acid bacteria in the fermented dish actually helps drive sodium out of the body, a survey showed Wednesday. Kimchi is a traditional Korean side dish made of fermented napa cabbage, salt and pepper. [...]

Latest Study Links Level of Education to High Blood Pressure

Latest Study Links Level of Education to High Blood Pressure

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The level of received school education matters most when it comes to reducing the risk of high blood pressure, a medical study suggested Tuesday, breaking the conventional notion that illnesses are closely tied to income.  A research team led by Lee Hae-young of Seoul National University Hospital looked into [...]

Scientists Invent Deep Learning System for More Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement

Scientists Invent Deep Learning System for More Accurate Blood Pressure Measurement

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – A sphygmomanometer is a quick and convenient way of measuring blood pressure. But it tends to lack accuracy when compared to measurements made by a doctor with a blood pressure pump and a stethoscope.  To overcome these limits, a team of Korean scientists from Hanyang University applied deep learning [...]

Smartphones Deliver Positive Healthcare Outcomes

Smartphones Deliver Positive Healthcare Outcomes

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent study conducted by a research team from the family medicine department at Seoul National University’s Bundang Hospital revealed that individuals who manage their health using smartphones can better monitor and regulate their blood pressure and smoking and drinking habits than those who don’t. The study was conducted [...]