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Hydrocarbons in Fine Dust Can Harm the Growth and Development of Fetuses: Study

Hydrocarbons in Fine Dust Can Harm the Growth and Development of Fetuses: Study

CHUNCHEON, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The hydrocarbon particles contained in fine dust can hinder the growth and development of fetuses,  a recent study showed. The study, carried out by researchers at Kangwon National University and Yonsei University, confirmed that two-dimensional graphene oxide is toxic to stem cells and leads to premature differentiation. Two-dimensional graphene oxide [...]

Green Tea Helps Reduce Fine Dust Absorption Within Human Body: Study

Green Tea Helps Reduce Fine Dust Absorption Within Human Body: Study

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The components of green tea can contribute to reducing fine dust absorption within the human body while improving the health of the respiratory system, a study showed Wednesday. Kim Joo-won, a PhD researcher at AmorePacific Corp.’s Technology Research Institute, tested human bronchial cells to study what impact the components [...]

Fine Dust Has a Correlation with Metabolic Syndrome: Study

Fine Dust Has a Correlation with Metabolic Syndrome: Study

SEOUL, Jan. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Fine dust, which is common particularly during Korean winters, is associated with metabolic syndrome like diabetes, research showed Thursday. Researchers from Konkuk University conducted a study of 5,717 male and female adults over 19 years of age to verify the correlation between their level of insulin resistance, which plays [...]