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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 541–561.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jane S. H. Kim This article examines the Korean medical history of the Vietnam War, particularly, the sexual activities and venereal disease control of the Republic of Korea Forces in Vietnam (ROKFV). For Ch'ae Myŏngsin, the commander of the ROKFV, the largest overseas military dispatch in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 209–229.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the seemingly disinterested quests for scientific breakthroughs in laboratories or the invention of new machines, the emphasis here is on the process of the appropriation and utilization of modern biomedical discourses. From rabies to malaria, venereal diseases, and narcotic addiction, the subsequent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 141–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... specialist in mental and venereal diseases. In this widely circulated booklet, Japanese psychiatrists Sugita Naoki, Uematsu Shichikuro (植松七九郎), and Saito Tamao (齋藤玉男) commented on the correlation between the advancement of civilization and its different forms of temptations. The Chinese reading public was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
... claim that the difference was rooted in the past experience. In chapter 2, Aldous and Suzuki turn to the period 1900–1945 and focus on tuberculosis and venereal diseases. According to the authors, looking at public health through the lens of these chronic infectious diseases has two advantages. First...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 469–475.
Published: 01 December 2017
... of native oppression. Jane S. H. Kim's study examines the venereal disease control of the South Korean military during the Vietnam War. During the war, the South Korean government dispatched over 300,000 soldiers to aid the United States in the fight against the communist takeover of the former...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... from the Tokugawa (1603–1868) to the Meiji (1868–1912) period, Tomobe rejects conventional interpretations by suggesting that the Tokugawa was haunted by images of dead children. He then describes how venereal diseases became associated with prostitution in the Meiji period (as the term karyūbyō...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 257–285.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Revue Médicale Française d'Extrême-Orient in which these articles are published is almost entirely dedicated to sulfonamides. A third report, by Drs. Jean Grenierboley and Nguyen Huu Phiem ( 1939 : 603–14), specialists in venereal diseases practising at the Lucas-Championnière Clinic of Hanoi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 121–140.
Published: 01 June 2016
... venereal disease as a cause of mental illness was much higher in Singapore than in Britain. Such a comparison, however, did not take into account the widespread prostitution in a coolie town populated by single male sojourners ( Warren 2003a ). The breakdown of patients in the asylums highlighted how...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... of medicine for the masses are clear. Delivering health care also required the establishment of primary health-care institutions in the countryside. In addition, the “barefoot doctor” movement made achievements in fighting venereal disease. In present-day China, where doctors are getting wealthier...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 397–400.
Published: 01 September 2009
... very center of the story. The Collectors of Lost Souls recounts the transformation of kuru from a psychosomatic disorder caused by sorcery and studied by anthropologists into a degenerative neurological disease caused by infectious prions and studied by microbiologists and biochemists. This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... administration by the state and the prevention and control of infectious diseases, but pay little attention to the various ideas and practices of weisheng that circulated among the population at large. On the one hand, we thus live in a society where folk medicine, alternative treatment methods, and folk...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of spleen, ascites, sprue/malabsorption syndrome, indigestion, disease with Pitta predominance, burning sensation, venereal disease, polyuria, diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus.” Understanding the magnitude of the reformulation achieved by the TKDL teams of practitioners requires a brief...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 401–422.
Published: 01 December 2016
... was the local midwives who, as birth control field instructors, played a pivotal role in promoting family planning, since the Okinawan public health nurses, who belonged to health centers, were too busy with controlling prevalent contagious and infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and venereal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 487–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
... 2008 ), in Ladakh religion remains an important component of health care ( Pordié 2003 , 2007 ). Six general causes of disease are listed in the Gyüshi : seasonal or climatic conditions, harmful spirits, incorrect treatment, poison, diet, and negative karma. It is considered unlikely that standard...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 335–359.
Published: 01 September 2008
... (Miscellany Disease) section of the Tongŭi pogam . The Chosŏn dynasty lasted from 1392 until its colonization by Japan in 1910. For further discussion of the Tongŭi pogam , see H. Kim ( 2000 ) and Suh ( 2006 ). The notion of a fetus' right to life did not exist in legal theory in pre-modern Korea. The...