Health in North Korea
North Korea had a life expectancy of 69.8 years in 2013. While North Korea is classified as a low-income country, the structure of North Korea's causes of death (2013) is unlike that of other low-inco...
Health in South Korea
Although life expectancy has increased significantly since 1950, South Korea faces a number of important health-care issues. Foremost is the impact of environmental pollution on an increasingly urbani...
Traditional Korean medicine
Korean medicine (Hangul: 한의학, Hanja: 韓醫學) refers to the traditional medical science that originated in ancient Imperial China and was further developed and practiced in Korea. Its techniques in treatm...
Daechucha
Daechucha is a traditional Korean tea made with dried jujubes, which are called daechu in Korean. There are two ways of making daechucha: boiling dried jujubes or diluting the juice of fresh or preser...
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Kyung Hee University
Kyung Hee University is a private, research university encompassing an educational system from kindergarten to graduate school with campuses in Seoul, Suwon, and Gwangneung (on the outskirts of Namyan...
Kyung Hee University - Wikipedia
Daegu Haany University
Daegu Haany University is a South Korean university specialized in providing training for practitioners of Oriental medicine. The main campus is located a short distance outside Daegu in Gyeongsan Ci...
Dongui Bogam
The Dongui Bogam (동의보감) is a Korean book compiled by the royal physician, Heo Jun (1539 – 1615) and was first published in 1613 during the Joseon Dynasty of Korea. The title literally means “Mirror of...
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Sasang typology
The Sasang typology (Hangul: 사상의학. Hanja: 四象醫學) is a classification scheme in Traditional Korean medicine. It was systematized by Lee Je-ma in his book Longevity and Life Preservation in Eastern Medic...
Daegu Yangnyeongsi Festival
Daegu Yangnyeongsi Festival is a festival of Daegu, South Korea. The festival is held every May. The main events include a Medicinal herb party, cutting medicinal herbs contest and a free medical chec...
Healthcare in North Korea
North Korea had a life expectancy of 69.8 years in 2013. While North Korea is classified as a low-income country, the structure of North Korea's causes of death (2013) is unlike that of other low-inco...
Healthcare in North Korea - Wikipedia
Ogwacha
Ogwacha is a traditional Korean tea made with walnuts, chestnuts, Gingko seeds, jujubes, gotgam (dried persimmon), and ginger. It is known as a good remedy for people who frequently get a flu and coug...
Ho-am Prize
The Ho-Am Prize is a Korean annual award awarded to "domestic/abroad ethnic Korean who have made outstanding contributions to the development of science and culture and enhancement of the welfare of ...
Ho-am Prize - Wikipedia
Bumin Hospital Group of Indang Medical Foundation
The Bumin Hospital Group (often spelled as Boomin Hospital) is the leading general hospital group specializing in orthopedic treatment of spine and joint disorders in Korea. The group operates three h...
Bumin Hospital Group of Indang Medical Foundation - Wikipedia
Noksu
Noksu (Hangul: 녹수회; hanja: 綠樹會) is a medical voluntary organization of Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea. The members consist of both students and graduates from College of Oriental...
Naeuiwon
Naeuiwon(in Hangul:내의원, in Hanja:內醫院) was a palace pharmacy during Joseon dynasty. Literally, it refers to the place located at the palace for medical issues. Its other names were such as Naeguk(Hangu...
Jukyeom
Jukyeom (Korean: 죽염, Hanja: 竹鹽) is a Korean folk remedy consisting of salt roasted in bamboo. Sea salt is stuffed into bamboo tubes, and the ends plugged with mud; the assembly is roasted one or more ...
Mogwacha
Mogwacha is a traditional Korean tea made with Chinese Quince, which is called mogwa in Korean. There are two ways of making mogwacha: boiling dried Chinese Quince or diluting its juice into boiling w...
Mogwacha - Wikipedia
List of hospitals in South Korea
This is a list of hospitals in South Korea:
Gugija Cha
Gugijacha ([kugid͡ʑa̠ɕʰa̠]) is a traditional Korean herbal tea made from dried wolfberries (also known as goji berries), dates, and ginger. This tea is supposed to be a good source of minerals and vit...
Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (Korean: 대웅제약) is a Seoul, South Korea-based bioengineering company operating as a subsidiary of Daewoong Co., Ltd., a global health care group. Daewoong Pharmaceutica...
Smoking in South Korea
Smoking in South Korea is similar to other developed countries in the OECD, with a daily smoking rate of 22.90% in 2012 compared to the OECD average of 21.13%. However, male smoking is among the highe...
Jehotang
Jehotang is a cold Korean tea made with honey and several ingredients used in traditional Korean medicine. The ingredients include omaeyuk (烏梅肉, dried and roasted fruits of Prunus mume), sain (砂仁, Amo...