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Army Captain Develops AI Program that Predicts Aftereffects of a Stroke

Army Captain Develops AI Program that Predicts Aftereffects of a Stroke

SEOUL, Apr. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Capt. Heo Jun-nyeong of the 21st Infantry Division of the ROK Army has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) program that can predict the aftereffects of a stroke. The Army announced on Sunday that Heo’s paper on the AI program was published by Stroke, an internationally acclaimed journal on strokes. [...]

100,000 Stroke Victims Every Year, Professor Emphasizes FAST Acronym to Lower Numbers

100,000 Stroke Victims Every Year, Professor Emphasizes FAST Acronym to Lower Numbers

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – With 100,000 reported apoplexy (stroke) victims every year, measures to limit the severity of the effects have become crucial. On October 29, designated as ‘World Stroke Day’ by the World Stroke Organization, professor Heoh Seong-hyuk of Kyunghee University Medical Center said that remembering FAST — which stands for Facial [...]

Patients Suffer from Government Restrictions on Antidepressants

Patients Suffer from Government Restrictions on Antidepressants

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea is experiencing a rising number of patients with the four major neurologic disorders— stroke, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and epilepsy—while also suffering from depression. However, medical experts gathered Monday claimed that the current law, which prohibits prescription of antidepressants by non-mental health specialists for more than 60 days, is exerting [...]