Advantages of age before liver cancer treatment… Older people also have a higher prognosis

Lee Han-ah, member of the planning committee of the Liver Cancer Society (Division of Gastroenterology, Ewha Womans University Mok-dong Hospital) Although the number of elderly patients with liver cancer is increasing, a study has found that the prognosis during treatment intervention is similar to that of non-elderly patients. In particular, in the case of advanced […]

Vitamin D Levels Trigger Emotional Changes… The association of suicide and self-harm

Research suggests a link between serum vitamin D levels and emotional changes. Higher serum vitamin D levels were associated with lower rates of suicide and deliberate self-harm, and the effect was greater in a dose-dependent manner. The results of a study on the link between vitamin D supplementation and suicide attempts, conducted by Jill E. […]

After middle age, a beneficial vs. a toxic mode of exercise

Exercise is essential to living a long and healthy life. In particular, after middle age, muscle mass decreases and the risk of various diseases increases, so regular exercise is important. ‘How you do it’ is just as important as ‘what you consistently do’. After middle age, if you exercise in the wrong way, it can […]

Why are there more male hypertensive patients than females?

The recent increase in the incidence of high blood pressure is faster in men than in womenㅣSource: Getty Image BankMore than 800,000 people each year are diagnosed with high blood pressure for the first time or start treatment for high blood pressure. According to the National Health Insurance Corporation and Korean Hypertension Association published by […]

JW Heavy Industries, Merck Life Sciences and AI New Drug Development Collaboration

JW Pharmaceutical is expanding artificial intelligence (AI) technology from new drug research to raw material research to increase research and development efficiency. Jin Se-ho (left), head of JW Pharmaceutical’s raw material research center, and Lee Nam-gu, CEO of Merck Science & Labs Solution Business, take a commemorative photo after signing a business agreement. JW Pharmaceutical […]