high blood pressure Archives | Be Korea-savvy
270,000 Insurance Subscriptions for High Blood Pressure in Past 10 Months

270,000 Insurance Subscriptions for High Blood Pressure in Past 10 Months

SEOUL, Mar. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) announced on Wednesday that there have been 270,000 medical insurance subscriptions over the past 10 months for a new insurance policy that was launched last year. The insurance policy, which was released in April of last year, is a product with a lowered threshold [...]

High Blood Pressure and Glaucoma Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke

High Blood Pressure and Glaucoma Linked to Higher Risk of Stroke

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Individuals with high blood pressure and glaucoma are more likely to have a stroke, a new study has found. Professors Park Ki-ho, Jung Jin-wook, and Lee Won-joon from the department of ophthalmology at Seoul National University have discovered that glaucoma can double the risk of stroke for those suffering [...]