UPDATE : Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Korea has 1 doctor for 440 patients: report
The patient to doctor ratio in Korea is improving significantly, the Minist...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-02 17:19
WHO to classify excessive video gaming as mental disorder
Too much video gaming may soon be classified as a mental, behavioral or neu...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-02 11:28
Government cracks down on pop-up stores that illegally sell medical products
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Wednesday it has penalized 42 pop...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-28 06:30
Seoul will shoulder $60,000 medical bill for N. Korean defector
The Ministry of Unification will pay for the treatment of the North Korean ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-12-27 15:45
Blue-ribbon panel discusses medical device regulations
The Presidential Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (PCFIR) said...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-27 12:55
7 of 10 Koreans would donate organs or tissue, survey says
Koreans are now more open to donating organs or tissues than a year ago, a ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-27 12:53
Large companies lack in public health contributions
Large companies in Korea have long been criticized for monopolizing the ind...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-26 17:29
Health ministry adds 3 intermediary clinical centers
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said on Friday it has additionally desig...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-12-22 14:59
Koreans in 20s and 30s enjoy mixed liquor most
Drinking remained a popular pastime in Korea this year, and Koreans in thei...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-22 11:39
Thyroid cancer incidence drops drastically
Thyroid cancer is no longer the most commonly occurring cancer in Korea, an...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-22 09:49
KNIH leads study on multidrug-resistant bacteria
The Korea National Institute of Health will take the helm of local research...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-12-21 13:38
Anti-trust watchdog to probe conglomerates' nonprofit units
The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) Wednesday launched a probe into 57 nonprofi...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-21 12:28
Health ministry to foster healthcare as growth industry
The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced Wednesday its plans to foster ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-20 12:45
FDA approves gene therapy for rare form of inherited vision loss
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Tuesday approved Spark Therapeutic’s ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-20 10:36
Korean drugmakers import from UK, export to Japan the most
South Korean pharmaceutical companies’ largest export destination of raw ma...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2017-12-19 14:54
Pharmacists protest convenience stores’ OTC drug sales
The Korean Pharmaceutical Association (KPA), a group of local pharmacists, ...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2017-12-18 15:05
KPBMA lays out plans for 2018
The Korea Pharmaceutical and Bio-Pharma Manufacturers Association (KPBMA) l...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-18 13:59
Critical care for sepsis limited in Korea despite high mortality
As patients with sepsis have a high chance of death at upper 30 percent lev...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-12-15 15:39
Korea, China agree to cooperate on healthcare
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday that it has signed a revis...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-12-15 14:24
60% approve expanded health coverage, oppose higher premiums: survey
Six out of 10 people approve of the new government policy to cover almost a...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-12-14 17:45
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