UPDATE : Friday, June 5, 2020
Work hour limit reduces trainee doctors’ time to prepare for specialist exam
The law capping the maximum weekly work hours to 80 for trainee doctors has...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-31 13:33
MSD’s monitoring causes stir for alleged violation of physicians’ privacies
For MSD Korea, 2019 was an embarrassing year.The company’s self-assurance p...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-31 12:40
Gore agrees to supply artificial blood vessels for children
W.L. Gore & Associates, the sole provider of artificial vessels used in hea...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-31 10:29
Allergan shrouded in controversy for rare cancer-causing breast implants
Allergan caused a hot controversy this year after worries that its artifici...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-12-31 10:20
Korea Biomedical Review’s ‘Top 20’ news
By most accounts, 2019 was another memorable year for Korea’s medical and b...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-31 10:17
Korea’s biopharmaceutical technology exports top ₩8 trillion won
This was a good year for Korean biopharmaceutical companies in licensing ou...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-12-30 15:26
Industry welcomes legislation of advanced regenerative bio act
The National Assembly finally passed the "Act on Safety and Support for Adv...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-12-30 11:56
Court puts brakes on insurers’ reckless suits against hospitals
A Seoul court stopped indemnity insurance companies from indiscriminately f...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-30 11:35
Anti-abortion law nullified after 66 years
The Constitutional Court ruled that the provisions governing the punishment...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-30 06:52
Physicians who died at work
The Korean medical community started the year 2019 began with sad news. Yoo...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-29 11:03
Multinational pharmaceuticals' rush to merge face union backlash in Korea
Large multinational pharmaceutical companies have recently announced acquis...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-29 10:54
Samsung BioLogics caught red-handed destroying evidence
Samsung BioLogics and Samsung Bioepis were not free from suspicion and cont...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-12-28 12:17
Medical research ethics tarnished by scandal involving former justice minister’s daughter
The appointment of Cho Kuk as the minister of justice was one of the bigges...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-28 12:12
Smaller hospitals suffer from workforce shortage amid rising labor costs
Small and midsize hospitals have usually been in a difficult situation, com...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-27 15:09
‘No-Japan’ campaign cause anxiety among Japanese pharmaceutical firms
During this year, Japan's export restrictions led to a nationwide boyco...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-27 12:08
Did Kolon Life Science intend to deceive both the government and patients?
Kolon Life Science CEO Lee Woo-sok speaks during a news conference on the s...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-12-26 14:19
New Year began with shocking death of psychiatrist
The year 2019 began with horrible medical news. On Dec. 31, 2018, Lim Se-wo...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-26 14:12
Dog dewormer goes out of stock amid rumor of efficacy for cancer
Radiology oncologist Kim Ja-young uploaded a YouTube video on Oct. 7, expla...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-26 12:31
Metformin also engulfed in NDMA controversy
The N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) crisis, which became a social problem las...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-12-26 11:15
[Special contribution] ‘It wasn’t about an apology; it was about asking a different question’
Richard Boothman (left), owner and principal of Boothman Consulting, and Ki...
by Kim Hoh  |  2019-10-29 14:43
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