UPDATE : Friday, December 6, 2019
‘Hamburger disease’ case dropped on lack of evidence
Seoul prosecutors Tuesday dropped the case against McDonald’s Korea wherein...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-14 14:26
US pharma group to tackle Korea’s intellectual property barrier harder
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) said it ha...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-02-13 12:24
‘Rising unemployment worsens physical, mental health of young adults’
Economic hardship, unrelenting competition, and rising unemployment are sta...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-13 11:10
Ministry adds adverse effect for ibuprofen injection
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said that it has added “increas...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-02-12 17:47
Winter Olympic Games stirs up dog meat controversy again
Despite the Olympic Games kicking off with a sworn oath to refrain from pol...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-12 16:07
Ministry updates strict guidance for psychotropic drugs
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) announced its plans Friday to s...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-02-12 12:13
IFEZ unveils plan for world's largest bio-health complex
The Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) presented its vision to build the lar...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-02-07 15:22
Immunotherapies claims rose on insurance coverage in 2017
More health insurance coverage for expensive immunotherapies caused claims ...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-02-07 11:07
Seoul to spend ₩1 trillion on dementia 
The government said it would spend 1 trillion won ($920 million) on researc...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2018-02-06 16:26
Government to expand hospitalist system to all general hospitals
The government will allow all general hospitals and the wards that use inte...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-02-06 15:23
Korea’s drug exports increased fastest to China in 2017
South Korea’s drug exports rose fastest to China last year, and medical dev...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-02-05 14:36
Consultative body out to change drinking culture
A public-private consultative body will work to reform the drinking culture...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-02 17:24
Condoms galore for athletes at 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics will distribute a total of 110,000 fre...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-01 17:33
Participation in clinical trials limited to two times a year
The government said it would limit the healthy number adults can participat...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2018-02-01 13:25
Government to ban combination treatment of Stocrin and Zepatier
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Monday it would prohibit combinat...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-30 14:42
KPBMA head resigns over pharma-supporting legislation
Won Hee-mok, president of the Korea Pharmaceutical and Bio-Pharma Manufactu...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-30 11:42
‘People want better healthcare without higher insurance premiums’
Six out of 10 people sought improvements in the Korean healthcare system, i...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-26 15:37
KCDC prepares for possible disease outbreaks at 2018 Winter Olympics
The 2018 Winter Olympics will kick off in PyeongChang, South Korea, on Feb....
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-25 16:17
Food-drug safety ministry to focus on removing ‘chemophobia’
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) announced its administrative pl...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-23 17:44
Ministry lays out response to disaster at Ewha hospital
The Ministry of Health and Welfare Tuesday announced interim measures for s...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-23 16:46
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