UPDATE : Friday, December 6, 2019
Uncovered cost accounts for 10% of public hospital expense
Medical bills not covered by insurance account for 10 percent of healthcare...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-08-09 17:55
Nurses’ working conditions remain little changed
Working conditions for Korean nurses have changed little from a decade ago,...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-08-09 17:39
[Column] Park Ki-young is ‘architect of Hwang Woo-suk’
President Moon Jae-in has appointed Professor Park Ki-young박기영 of Sunchon N...
by Kang Yang-gu  |  2017-08-09 17:39
Ministry report food safety steps to PM
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety reported measures to protect children ...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-09 17:17
Moon invites criticism with controversial appointment
President Moon Jae-in has come under fire for naming a controversial figure...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-09 15:06
Philips Korea names Seo to head personal health business
Philips Korea has appointed Seo Hong-pyo as vice president to head its pers...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-09 15:04
Jeil Pharmaceuticals launches ‘global smart factory’
Jeil Pharmaceuticals has begun the operation of its “state-of-the-art globa...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-09 12:39
Hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis similar in non-diabetic patients under 65: study
A recent study on dialysis methods found no difference between hemodialysis...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-08 17:52
NMC discriminates against provincial colleges in hiring nurses
National Medical Center (NMC) has been caught applying differential employm...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-08-08 17:48
Novartis’ anti-arthritis drug to get insurance benefits
Novartis Korea announced Tuesday that its anti-arthritis drug Cosentyx (ing...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-08 16:34
Dong-A Socio chairman arrested for embezzlement, tax avoidance
Dong-A Socio Holdings Chairman Kang Jung-seok was arrested Monday for embez...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-08 16:11
Takeda to develop cancer therapy inhibitor
Takeda Pharmaceuticals has made an exclusive licensing agreement with Tesar...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-08 15:56
Struggling healthcare workers join labor unions in droves
Korea Health and Medical Workers’ Union (KHMU) said Monday 11 new public, p...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-08-08 15:19
Korea approves phase 3 trials of Lilly’s Alzheimer’s therapy
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has approved the extended phase 3 clin...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-08-08 15:10
Ministry designates 6 substances as temporary narcotics
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety announced Monday that it would designa...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-08 14:27
Weak competitiveness hinders biomedicine export to China
Korea’s pharmaceutical companies should urgently strengthen their abilities...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-08-08 14:04
Legal tattoos, illegal tattooists
In the edgy streets of Hongdae and Itaewon, Seoul, more and more Koreans ar...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-08-07 21:38
Korean firms challenge Champix’s dominance in antismoking aid market
Domestic pharmaceutical companies are continuing to challenge Pfizer’s smok...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-08-07 17:47
Regulators to add condition for approving chronic hepatitis B therapy
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety will add the result of analyzing child...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-08-07 17:42
‘Biomedicine is 1 of 6 areas Korea, US leaders should tackle’
Biomedicine has emerged as one of six fields that President Moon Jae-in has...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-08-07 17:08
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