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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2017, Article ID 9701978, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9701978
Research Article

Differences in Complexion between Cold- and Heat-Prescription Groups in Sasang Medicine

1KM Fundamental Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine (KIOM), 1672 Yuseong-daero, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
2Korean Medicine Life Science, University of Science and Technology, 217 Gajeong-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea
3Department of Information and Statistics, Chungnam National University, 99 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

Correspondence should be addressed to Honggie Kim; rk.ca.unc@mikeiggnoh and Jong Yeol Kim; rk.er.moik@demss

Received 17 March 2017; Revised 7 July 2017; Accepted 10 July 2017; Published 14 August 2017

Academic Editor: Ki-Wan Oh

Copyright © 2017 Young Joo Park et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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