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S. Korean Research Team Uses AI to Develop Diagnostic Technology

S. Korean Research Team Uses AI to Develop Diagnostic Technology

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning technology are being incorporated to raise the accuracy of disease diagnosis. A research team from Seoul National University Bundang Hospital developed a technology to diagnose sinusitis using a deep learning algorithm that raises diagnostic accuracy. Sinusitis is inflammation of the mucous membrane that [...]

Scientists Develop Paper-Based Chip for Medical Diagnosis Using Single Blood Droplet

Scientists Develop Paper-Based Chip for Medical Diagnosis Using Single Blood Droplet

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) – A joint team of scientists from South Korea, Denmark and Thailand have developed a paper-based chip using conductive ink on printer paper that can be synced wirelessly with a smartphone for medical diagnosis.  The team took advantage of the properties of electrowetting – using voltage to change the shape of [...]

Korean Hospital Diagnoses Cancer Patient Using Artificial Intelligence

Korean Hospital Diagnoses Cancer Patient Using Artificial Intelligence

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – After weeks of hopes and doubts, Gachon University’s Gil Hospital finally launched its AI-based super computer Watson for Oncology on Monday, and marked Korea’s first diagnosis of a cancer patient by a non-human expert.  Watson, developed by IBM, sweeps through data of 290 medical journals, 200 medical text books, [...]

Government’s Telemedicine Initiative Faces Opposition in Medical Circles

Government’s Telemedicine Initiative Faces Opposition in Medical Circles

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Telemedicine refers to the use of telecommunications and information technology such as smartphones to provide healthcare from a distance. The idea is to free medical practitioners bound by time and place, and make medical services more accessible to patients.  The government, namely the ruling Saenuri Party, has been spearheading [...]

Korea May Soon Use Teardrops to Diagnose Diabetes

Korea May Soon Use Teardrops to Diagnose Diabetes

SEOUL, July 11 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of scientists from KIST (the Korea Institute of Science and Technology) has revealed prototype components of a new device that might ultimately be used to develop a contact lens-like diabetes sensor that would use teardrops to diagnose diabetes.  The final product will measure the glucose concentration in [...]

One-Shot Cancer Diagnosis Developed

One-Shot Cancer Diagnosis Developed

DAEJEON, Jan.12 (Korea Bizwire) – A Korean and American joint research team has developed a nano-capsule that makes diagnosing cancer within 24 hours possible by injecting the substance into the human body. The organic fluorescent dye contained in the capsule glows in different colors in the presence of different types of cancer cells. Professor Song [...]