UPDATE : Friday, March 23, 2018
Seoul to punish drugmakers for offering rebates via outsourced firms
The government has toughened up regulations on outsourced pharmaceutical co...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2018-03-20 16:30
Civic group calls for withdrawal of Tylenol ER from Korea
Concerns over the side effects of acetaminophen products, including Tylenol...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-03-16 09:50
Seoul to check sex crime in certifying innovative drugmakers
The government would toughen the criteria for corporate social responsibili...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-03-15 11:12
Should lung cancer screenings be included in national cancer program?
Amid the ongoing discussions on whether to include lung cancer screenings i...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-03-14 18:05
16 Korean, US NGOs criticize PhRMA’s recommendation
Sixteen nongovernment organizations from Korea and the United States critic...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-03-12 16:22
Druggists denounce regulators for eased punishment on rebates
The recent decision by the Ministry of Health and Welfare to abolish the cu...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-03-02 16:38
Seoul spent ₩2 trillion for new drug development in 7 years
The Korean government has invested a total of 1.96 trillion won ($1.8 billi...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-03-02 11:59
Pregnant trainees worried over 40-hour work limit
The upcoming workhour limit on pregnant trainee physicians has become a pro...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-01 11:12
MFDS revises warning label for 25 gadolinium-based contrast agent products
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it would revise the warning label...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-28 17:51
‘Bowl of pig-bone hangover soup has 3,000 mg of sodium’
A type of hangover soup has the highest sodium content among 44 food items ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-28 16:57
Lawmakers demand audit on health promotion agency
The National Assembly’s Health and Welfare Committee on Monday initiated a ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-02-27 11:33
Seoul to help drugmakers’ advance overseas
The government said it would fully support local drugmakers seeking to expa...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2018-02-26 15:25
Drug costs rose due to population aging in 2016
South Korea’s drug costs have steadily increased in recent years, due to ex...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2018-02-22 16:20
Korea aims to increase medical device exports to Saudi Arabia
Officials from Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) and Saudi Fo...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-22 16:14
Court orders generic developer to cover original drug profit loss
A court ruling on a compensation suit -- ordering a generic company to reim...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-02-22 14:50
Norovirus still a problem in Pyeongchang
Norovirus continues to affect the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games, while the...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-02-19 16:22
‘Hamburger disease’ case dropped on lack of evidence
Seoul prosecutors Tuesday dropped the case against McDonald’s Korea wherein...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-14 14:26
US pharma group to tackle Korea’s intellectual property barrier harder
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) said it ha...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-02-13 12:24
‘Rising unemployment worsens physical, mental health of young adults’
Economic hardship, unrelenting competition, and rising unemployment are sta...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-13 11:10
Ministry adds adverse effect for ibuprofen injection
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said that it has added “increas...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-02-12 17:47
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