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Korea to serve as WHO's executive country
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said that Korea would serve as a member ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-10-10 11:31
Korea, Latin America speed up expanding cooperation in healthcare
The Ministry of Health and Welfare plans to expand cooperation between Kore...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-10-08 18:04
Korea, Peru compare notes on telemedicine
Government and industry officials from Korea and Peru gathered for the 5th ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-10-08 15:20
Propofol abuse, addiction increasing at alarming rate
A Ministry of Food and Drug Safety report has shown that more than 160,000 ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-10-07 17:56
Civic group protests regulator’s inaction over insulin pumps FDA recalled
A civic group supporting diabetic patients said it would hold a rally to pr...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-10-07 16:10
Regulator under fire for neglecting reported side effects of Invossa
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has come under criticism for doing lit...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-10-04 14:59
Foreign patients visiting Korea rise by 17.8% in 2018
The number of foreigners getting medical treatment in Korea increased last ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-10-02 17:50
Authorities to test drugs of ranitidine family for carcinogen risk
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it might test all stomach medicin...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-10-02 14:51
Regulator raids cell therapy makers too often to little avail
In the wake of the recall of cell gene therapy Invossa-K, the Ministry of F...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-10-02 11:23
Cost of smartphone-related illness tops ₩400 billion in 2018
Medical expenses to treat smartphone-related diseases such as dry eye syndr...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-10-01 15:47
Will parliamentary audit uncover why Invossa was mislabeled?
The National Assembly’s Health and Welfare Committee is expected to focus o...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-10-01 15:45
Drug regulator under fire for going too far, too late
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS)'s ability and credibility a...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-09-27 17:48
Foreign trainees satisfied with Lee Jong-wook Fellowship
The Lee Jong-wook Fellowship is receiving favorable feedback from trainees ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2019-09-27 15:05
Regulator explained why it banned stomach medicine ranitidine altogether
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety Thursday offered a briefing to pharmac...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-09-27 15:02
Ranitidine heartburn drugs banned due to carcinogen risk
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has suspended the manufacturing and se...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-09-26 13:32
Korea, Uzbekistan speed up public health cooperation
Korea will accelerate cooperation with Uzbekistan in public health, initiat...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-09-25 15:26
Ministry to announce results of ranitidine testing for carcinogen
The government is likely to announce the results of the test on ranitidine ...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-09-25 14:46
Ministry advises smokers to stop using e-cigarettes
The Ministry of Health and Welfare has recommended smokers who use e-cigare...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-09-23 16:55
Sex-specific strategies needed to prevent dementia
Men and women have different cardiometabolic risk factors that could lower ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-09-20 14:30
Korea unlikely to include hepatitis C test in state-backed health checkup
The government is unlikely to designate a hepatitis C antibody test as a he...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-09-18 15:50
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