UPDATE : Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Korea’s skin sensitization adopted as OECD guideline
The skin sensitization test developed by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safe...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-05-04 16:43
‘N. Korean defectors’ suicide rate triple that of S. Koreans’
North Korean defectors had a three times higher suicide rate than South Kor...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-05-04 15:35
N. Korea’s medical education modernized under Kim Jong-un
North Korea used to have a poor medical education system in the 1990s, espe...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-05-03 15:49
N. Korea has 3.3 doctors per 1,000 people, similar to S. Korea
Since the inter-Korean summit on Friday, healthcare experts are increasingl...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-05-02 16:30
‘German reunification in healthcare took 2 years’
Healthcare experts are paying attention to how East Germany and West German...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-05-02 15:12
‘N. Korea’s healthcare system advancing under Kim Jong-un’
North Korea’s relatively poor healthcare system is making progress under le...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-04-27 15:26
Birthrate fell 10% in February to hit record low
Korea’s birthrate hit a historic low in February, statistics from a governm...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-25 17:33
‘Switching Tylenol ER to prescription drug unnecessary’
Local pharmaceutical experts said the health authorities did not have to sw...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2018-04-25 16:06
TB testing guidelines at 2 agencies inconsistent
Two Korean government agencies have inconsistent guidelines for testing tub...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-04-24 16:31
Physicians call for measures to prevent hospital infections
Physicians urged measures to prevent hospital-acquired infections, in the w...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2018-04-24 15:05
‘S. Korea should aid N. Korea in children’s healthcare’
With the first inter-Korean summit in 11 years to take place on Friday, loc...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2018-04-23 15:15
Seoul mandates reporting of medical equipment accidents overseas
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said Thursday it would obligate...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-04-20 17:40
Korean psychiatrists bolster ethics education after ‘You Ah-in incident’
The Korean Neuropsychiatric Association said Thursday that it would add an ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-20 17:00
Seoul to simplify orphan drug designation
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) on Wednesday said it would amen...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2018-04-19 16:00
Foreign patients fall 12%; revenue down $205 mil.
The number of foreigners getting medical treatment in Korea dropped 11.7 pe...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-18 16:51
Physicians call for tighter control of botulinum toxin strains
The medical community has come forth to urge the health authorities to moni...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2018-04-12 16:33
Korea, Vietnam pharma groups hold talks on status of Korean exports
Officials from Korean and Vietnamese pharmaceutical associations held talks...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-12 11:53
[Feature] Surgical hospitalists band together
Surgical hospitalists have formed an association. Their purpose is to share...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-04-12 09:09
Obesity guidelines set anew in 3 stages
The Korean Society for the Study of Obesity announced new guidelines for ob...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2018-04-11 16:45
Breast cancer causes GDP loss of $600 million: study
Korea saw its gross domestic product fall 2.71 trillion won ($2.5 billion) ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-11 11:48
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