UPDATE : Friday, July 19, 2019
‘Answer to North Korea's healthcare strategy is in Vietnam’
The Korean Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health held a seminar to find fu...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-09-18 11:46
NHIS may seek damage claims for drugmakers that sold unsafe hypertension drugs
The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) said it would review pursuing ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-09-14 15:06
Korean pharmacists demand access to abortion pill Mifegyne
A group of local pharmacists urged the government to allow legitimate sales...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-09-13 16:00
Is inter-Korean health community feasible?
A South Korean medical expert claimed that two Koreas should cooperate to f...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-09-07 16:21
‘High-value medical devices marketable without sufficient clinical grounds’
The government is seeking to allow companies to sell potentially valuable m...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2018-09-06 15:58
Abortion pill Mifegyne illegally sold online
Some online drug stores have been found to have sold abortion pill Mifegyne...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-09-04 15:56
Korea to ban BPA in all food containers for children
The Korean government said it would prohibit the use of bisphenol A (BPA) i...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2018-08-31 15:46
Korea’s drug exports to China rebound this year
Korea’s drug exports to China turned around this year amid the easing of tr...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-08-31 13:10
‘Law should protect Good Samaritan doctors’
The Korean Medical Association has urged the government to revise the Emerg...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-08-30 14:13
Pharmaceuticals criticize tougher disclosure rules
Pharmaceutical industry officials are continuing to complain about the fina...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2018-08-29 12:02
Doctor sued for ‘giving epinephrine too late’ to woman who died after bee acupuncture
A family medicine specialist has been sued for allegedly missing the timing...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-08-28 12:32
Korea enters 'aged society'
Statistic Korea reported that Korea has become an aged society as its elder...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-08-28 12:32
[Special] Will Korea have medical cluster like Mayo Clinic?
Around the U.S. medical center Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., healthcare ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-08-27 14:38
[Special] Korea disallows use of 2 multidrug-resistant TB drugs for more than 24 weeks
Mr. A, who had been suffering from multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-08-24 16:06
81% of N. Korean defectors have tuberculosis
A report by the South Korean government’s settlement center for North Korea...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-08-24 12:10
Online pictures, videos on suicide, self-harm spiked 3,728% in 2018
Posts related to suicide and self-harm have risen 3,828 percent this year. ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-08-23 15:12
Politician sponsors bill to honor medical professionals
A lawmaker is working to get medical workers who die in the midst of transp...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-08-21 18:12
[Special] Pharmaceuticals at odds with government over selective benefit system
The pharmaceutical industry is raising concerns over the government’s plan ...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-08-21 15:57
Dementia costs rose 7 folds in 11 years
The number of dementia patients receiving treatments nearly quadrupled and ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-08-21 11:49
Seoul approves 2 new AI-based medical devices
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it has approved two additional ar...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-08-20 15:44
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