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Kratom seized in California by US Marshals Service

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that the U.S. Marshals Service seized more than 100 cases of products labeled as containing kratom. The products are distributed by Nature Therape...

Kratom: another dangerous “natural” remedy

Kratom (Mitragyna speciose) is a tropical tree from Southeast Asia whose leaves are traditionally chewed or prepared as a powder. Native populations chew the leaves to reduce fatigue when doing manual...

Poison control centers are getting a surge of calls about ‘natural’ painkiller kratom

Opioid addicts are turning to a herbal supplement called kratom to ease cravings, but it's highly addictive and can be dangerous.

Kratom Exposures Reported to Poison Centers

The use of the potentially dangerous herbal stimulant kratom appears to be increasing in the US, as demonstrated by a tenfold increase in reports to poison control centers in recent years. Morbidity...

Box: Korea comps

Korea rising Korea comps B. Christopher Kim, managing partner at Korea-Seoul Life Sciences Fund, told BioCentury the firm did not start out with a Korea focus. The fund closed at W75 billion ($67.5 mi...

BRIEF-U.S. FDA says Kratom seized in California by US Marshals Service

* U.S. Marshals Service seized more than 100 cases of products labeled as containing kratom

Kratom: New 'Emerging Public Health Threat', Says CDC

If the midst of increased public health messaging about the nation’s ongoing battle to fight the opioid crisis, the CDC issued a report yesterday concerning the emerging use of a plant-based alkaloi...

South Korea considers approval of North Korea tuberculosis aid despite sanctions

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is considering allowing a shipment tuberculosis medication to North Korea, a government official said on Thursday, despite newly imposed sanctions against the reclusive s...

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A nationwide study of patients hospitalised for poisoning in Korea based on Korea National Hospital Discharge In-Depth Injury Survey data from 2005 to 2009.

In light of the need to develop an integrated database on poisoning incidents in Korea, this study seeks to determine the characteristics of poisoning incidents in Korea by age, gender, location of in...

Copycat Suicide Induced by Entertainment Celebrity Suicides in South Korea.

Throughout the past several years, there have been a number of entertainment celebrity suicides in South Korea. The aim of this study was to investigate the clustering of suicides following celebritie...

Age-period-cohort analysis of the suicide rate in Korea.

The suicide rate has been increasing in Korea, and the country now has the highest rank in the world. This study aimed to present the long-term trends in Korea's suicide rate using Joinpoint analysis ...

Anal Human Papillomavirus Infection among HIV-Infected Men in Korea.

Little is known about the epidemiology on human papillomavirus (HPV) infection among HIV-infected men in Korea. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence, genotype distribution and r...

Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment in North Korea: Is Scale-Up Possible?

Kwonjune Seung and colleagues describe the Eugene Bell Foundation's experience of treating MDR-TB in North Korea.

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