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It is Never Too Late: Exercise Brings Health Benefits to Seniors

It is Never Too Late: Exercise Brings Health Benefits to Seniors

SEOUL, Nov. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that seniors can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by exercising, even if they haven’t done it in a long time. Researchers from Seoul National University Hospital observed the level of physical activity, cardiovascular and cerebral health among 1.2 million seniors over 60 years [...]

Regular Exercise Helps Men with Andropause Maintain Effects of Hormone Treatment

Regular Exercise Helps Men with Andropause Maintain Effects of Hormone Treatment

SEOUL, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study revealed that men with andropause who have stopped taking hormone treatment can still maintain its effects through exercise. A research team led by Prof. Park Min-gu from Inje University Seoul Paik Hospital conducted a study on the changes in the hormone levels of 151 men who [...]

Sneakers Sales Rise Sharply in 2016 amid Growing Popularity of Running: Data

Sneakers Sales Rise Sharply in 2016 amid Growing Popularity of Running: Data

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Sales of sneakers rose sharply last year from a year earlier, industry data showed Tuesday, as health-conscious people of all ages are opting to run as an easy way to exercise.  Sales of sneakers posted a whopping 96 percent rise last year from the previous year, according to data [...]

Scientists Develop Sweat-Analyzing Healthcare Biosensor

Scientists Develop Sweat-Analyzing Healthcare Biosensor

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – An international science team including researchers from Hanyang University and Ajou University has developed a wearable microfluidic device that can capture and analyze sweat for health monitoring.  Sweat contains various chemicals that could be an indicator of one’s health condition. For example, glucose concentration can be used to diagnose [...]

Patients have Unrealistic Expectations for Alternative Cancer Treatments: Doctors

Patients have Unrealistic Expectations for Alternative Cancer Treatments: Doctors

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Besides the better known medical treatments for cancer, such as chemotherapy or immunotherapy, alternative or supplementary remedies like exercise (i.e. yoga), dietary remedies, health supplements, and even oriental medicine are sometimes recommended to cancer patients.  And while patients have tended to have higher hopes with alternative treatments, doctors have [...]