UPDATE : Thursday, August 6, 2020
Korea brings up Fukushima’s radioactive water disposal issue at WHO
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said that it conveyed the Korean governm...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-10-15 12:54
First lung disease reported here with suspected ties to vaping
The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said that it ha...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-10-14 18:01
Drug regulator to hire 87 more reviewers next year
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it would add 87 staff for the rev...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2019-10-11 16:35
‘Direct-to-consumer genetic testing needs preparation’
The government has decided to deregulate direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic t...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-10-11 15:12
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
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