An unidentified virus has severely stricken South Korea, which has till date sickened 8 people, including a nine months pregnant woman who unfortunately died on Tuesday.
Recently a population-wide study was conducted surveying children in South Korea. It was found that in comparison to the Unites States, Korean children exhibited much higher rates of autism. Also, it has been stated by the research that all over the world, the number of people suffering from autism is much higher than previously assumed.
A South Korean university professor has found a way to convert sound into electricity, a development that could future mobile phone users to charge their devices simply by talking into them.
Professor Sang-Woo Kim, of Seoul-based Sungkyunkwan University, said that that as speakers can transform electric signals into sound, the reverse of the process can turn sound into electrical power.
NHN, the country’s leading search engine, has alleged that Google under its marketing partnership has pressurized local phone manufacturers to exclude web search applications made by its competitors.
The surgery of two ‘Super Obese’ women was refused by New Zealand's health system so they travelled to South Korea for the weight-loss surgery. The women were first told by their district health boards that they met the criteria but later on the boards refused to pay for the surgery. Neither Lynda and Jasmin nor their families were in favor of paying $35,000 for private surgery in New Zealand.
A research was conducted by the National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service to have a check on baby formulas produced by Maeil Dairies. As a result the product was found constituting some bacteria’s that could cause food poisoning and other illnesses in humans. Skin infections and many other health complications are also among the illnesses of this bacterium.
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