UPDATE : Monday, May 25, 2020
KCDC pegs salted clam as culprit behind hepatitis A rise
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said that it ha...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-09-12 07:22
Korea sees a spike in depression, bipolar disorder
The number of depression and bipolar disorder patients is steadily increasi...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-09-11 15:16
Drug safety institute conducts APEC program
The Korea Institute of Drug Safety and Risk Management (KIDS) said that it ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-09-06 14:53
‘Government is doing best to relieve pain of atopic dermatitis patients’
The Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA) held a closed-doo...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-09-05 11:48
Biohealth R&D budget up 16% next year
The government said it would make a public-private joint system to innovate...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-09-04 15:14
Health insurance agency invites officials from African countries
The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) and the Korea Foundation for I...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-09-03 15:09
Multiple myeloma treatment isatuximab named orphan drug
The drug regulator designated isatuximab, a treatment for relapsed and refr...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-09-03 11:21
‘Vaping reduces harm from tobacco’
The health authorities need a smoking cessation policy that promotes the us...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-08-29 15:33
Korea seeks healthcare ties with Vietnam under New Southern Policy
The Moon Jae-in administration has begun to push for New Southern Policy, p...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-08-28 16:03
‘Ministry to provide quick measures for users of Allergan’s breast implants’
Fear is spreading among Korean women who received Allergan’s specific breas...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-08-21 15:20
Number of drug addicts reached 77,000 in past 5 years
Drug abuse is emerging as a serious problem in Korea with the number of dru...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-08-19 18:00
Korea to provide ₩100 billion annually for 3 new industries
The government said it would prove more than 100 billion won ($82.4 million...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2019-08-14 14:52
Drug regulator to enhance clinical trial management by 2023
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety on Thursday announced a “Comprehensive...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-08-08 14:55
Japan’s 'whitelist’ removal to have minimal effect on biopharmaceutical sector
The local biopharmaceutical industry expects that Japan’s decision to remov...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-08-02 17:14
Childbirth continues to hit new lows in Korea
The number of births and marriages hit new lows in May, as Korea's chil...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-08-01 18:09
Pfizer's Besponsa, Takeda's Zejula likely to get insurance coverage
Pfizer's Besponsa, a B-cell lymphoblastic leukemia treatment, and Taked...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-07-26 17:57
Biotech industry group urges Japan to withdraw export curbs
Korea Biotechnology Industry Organization has delivered a written request t...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-07-25 17:09
Doctor-patient telemedicine allowed as 1st step of Moon’s regulation-free zones
Telemedicine between doctors and patients will be allowed in Gangwon Provin...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-07-24 18:02
Korea to set aside ₩3.5 trillion to support new drug development
Government agencies related to new drug development have outlined the "Nati...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-07-24 11:59
Regulator approves P3 trials for RSV treatment with extended half-life
Phase 3 clinical trials of Nirsevimab, a treatment for the respiratory sync...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-07-23 11:08
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