Jung Hyun Kwon

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The aim of this study was to analyze the natural history of atopic dermatitis (AD) and the risk factors associated with the remission of AD in Korean children. We enrolled 597 children with AD that occurred in the first year of life. A variety of factors influencing the prognosis were assessed by medical records and telephone interviews. Their outcome was(More)
PURPOSE Although anaphylaxis is recognized as an important, life-threatening condition, data are limited regarding its triggers in different age groups. We aimed to identify anaphylaxis triggers by age in Korean children. METHODS We performed a retrospective review of medical records for children diagnosed with anaphylaxis between 2009 and 2013 in 23(More)
Peach and nectarine cultivars have been released worldwide according to regional preference and local adaptability. However, few reports have provided statistical analyses and comprehensive comparisons of Eastern and Western cultivars. In this study, 22 phenotypic characteristics of 120 peach and nectarine cultivars collected from various countries were(More)
Bone age (BA) advancement in prepubertal children may be associated with earlier onset of puberty and obesity. This study aimed to define the effects of adrenal androgen levels on the advancement of BA in prepubertal children, independent of obesity. During July and August 2011, we examined BA in 200 prepubertal children aged 7-9 years who were part of the(More)
BACKGROUND Exposure to indoor air pollutants is thought to cause allergic inflammation. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are one of the aggravating factors of asthma and other allergic diseases. However, the influence of VOCs on development of atopic dermatitis is ambiguous in the clinical field. We therefore investigated the associations of indoor total(More)
AIM Sufficient sleep is an important factor in physical and mental health. Sleep duration can be affected by socio-economic status (SES). This study aimed to examine the association between sleep duration and SES in Korean adolescents. METHODS This study was conducted with 1608 adolescents aged 12-18 years, based on data from the 2010 to 2012 Korean(More)
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