Seong-Hun Ahn

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We report on the preliminary cytological observation of fluid in the primo-nodes and vessels on the surfaces of the internal organs of mammals. With some microsurgical procedures, we observed many cells and microcells that spread out of the nodes on the organ surfaces of rats and rabbits. These cells generally showed the following morphologies: (1) round or(More)
Cell apoptosis is now known to play an important role in the maintenance of cellular homeostasis and anticarcinogenesis. Selaginella tamariscina (ST) is a traditional medicinal plant for treatment of advanced cancer in the Orient. In the present study, the anticancer effect of ST was investigated by analyzing its potential to induce apoptosis in human(More)
OBJECTIVES This study used the basic principle of Oriental medicine, the sovereign, minister, assistant and courier principle () to investigate the effects of the component of ONGABO, which is composed of Ginseng Radix (Red Ginseng), Angelica Gigantis Radix, Schisandrae Fructus, Cuscuta Semen and Curcumae tuber on the viability of HepG2 cells. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND Moxibustion therapy has been used historically for thousands of years and there are many clinical trials supporting its efficacy and effectiveness for various conditions. Moxa smoke has been a major reason for avoiding moxibustion due to its smell and potential risks to the human body. METHODS 10 units of commercial indirect moxa (CIM) from six(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was performed to analyze single dose toxicity and the lethal dose of Scolopendrid Pharmacopuncture in rats. METHODS All experiments were conducted at the Korea Testing & Research Institute (KTR), an institution authorized to perform non-clinical studies, under the regulations of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). Sprague-Dawley rats(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was performed to analyze the single-dose toxicity of D-amino acid oxidase (DAAO) extracts. METHODS All experiments were conducted at the Korea Testing & Research Institute (KTR), an institution authorized to perform non-clinical studies, under the regulations of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). Sprague-Dawley rats were chosen for the(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was performed to examine the single-dose toxicity of Samgihwalryeok pharmacopuncture. METHODS Forty six-week-old Sprague-Dawley (SD) rats were divided into four groups of 10 rats each; each group was then sub-divided into two smaller groups, one of five males and the other of five females. Group 1 (G1, control) received 1.0 mL of(More)
OBJECTIVES This study was performed to analyze the single dose toxicity of Chukyu (spine-healing) pharmacopuncture. METHODS All experiments were conducted at the Biotoxtech, an institution authorized to perform non-clinical studies under the regulations of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) regulations. Sprague-Dawley rats were chosen for the pilot study.(More)
In this paper, the five international e-learning issues were discussed. The five international elearning issues are accessibility for the disabled, intellectual property rights, wireless technology, learning object reusability, and quality assurance. After discussing the five issues, this paper presents a brief description about Korea and an overview of(More)
Traction therapy, which is known to be a treatment method for scoliosis, one of many muscles disease, has been used since Hippocrates introduced it. However, the effects of traction therapy are still not clear. In addition, the meridian sinew theory, which is related to muscle treatment and is mentioned in the book on meridian sinews in the Miraculous Pivot(More)