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Child YouTubers Should be Understood as Being Engaged in Labor Rather than Play: Study

Child YouTubers Should be Understood as Being Engaged in Labor Rather than Play: Study

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The actions of children introducing toys or performing in YouTube videos should be understood as labor rather than play, a study showed Wednesday. A research team from Ewha Womans University observed and analyzed the child behaviors contained in 788 YouTube videos from nine channels among the nation’s top 100 [...]

Hyundai Mobis Develops Traffic Safety Education App for Children

Hyundai Mobis Develops Traffic Safety Education App for Children

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Thursday that it had developed a traffic safety education mobile app for children using gaze recognition technology. After showing virtual hazardous traffic situations that children can experience during commutes to and from school, the app uses gaze recognition technology [...]

Stool Samples Reveal Autism Risks for Children: Study

Stool Samples Reveal Autism Risks for Children: Study

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study revealed that the risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children can be measured using stool samples. Researchers from Yonsei University’s Severance Hospital compared and analyzed the intestinal microbiome structure in the feces of 54 children with ADS who visited the hospital and 38 children without [...]

Afghan Children Find Comfort in South Korea

Afghan Children Find Comfort in South Korea

CHEONGJU, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Children of some 390 Afghans under South Korean protection were seen welcoming a Korean instructor on Thursday. Currently staying at the National Human Resources Development Institute in the nation’s central county of Jincheon, they seemed to have adjusted well in less than two months. The North Chungcheong Province education [...]

Experts Warn of Risk of High Blood Pressure Among Obese Children

Experts Warn of Risk of High Blood Pressure Among Obese Children

SEOUL, Oct. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — With children spending longer hours confined at home following the coronavirus outbreak, experts are warning of heightened concern for high blood pressure caused by obesity. A research team from Woorisoa Children’s Hospital conducted a health survey of 1,548 elementary school students (813 first-graders and 735 fourth-graders). They found that [...]

Philips Launches Pediatric Coaching to Enhance MR Imaging Patient Experience for Young Children

Philips Launches Pediatric Coaching to Enhance MR Imaging Patient Experience for Young Children

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced the launch of Philips Pediatric Coaching, a holistic solution designed to be a less stressful experience for parents and their children undergoing MRI scans. Using gamification and ‘buddy system’ techniques to prepare children and their [...]