UPDATE : Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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
[News scene] ‘We’re not murderers,’ doctors cry out
More than 400 physicians gathered on a street in central Seoul Sunday to pr...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-04-09 13:04
Pharma and bio show opens April 17
The Korea Pharma & Bio 2018 is set to open its three-day run in KINTEX, Goy...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-04-06 15:22
Health insurance agency to run 10-day international training
The National Health Insurance Service said it would hold an international t...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2018-04-06 14:06
Teen suicides on rise – again
More than 100 Korean elementary, middle, and high school students ended the...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-05 16:10
Pharmaceutical exports jumped 30% in first two months
South Korea’s exports of pharmaceutical products expanded 30 percent in Jan...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-04-05 15:09
Korea enhances healthcare coop with UAE, Bahrain
A delegation of the Korean health authorities visited the United Arab Emira...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-03-30 14:59
HIRA to help Bahrain’s project to innovate healthcare system
The Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA) signed an agreeme...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2018-03-29 17:08
Nurses vow to root out hazing culture
Korea’s nursing community pledged to root out the "taeum” (burn-to-ashes) c...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-03-29 17:01
Seoul to punish drugmakers for offering rebates via outsourced firms
The government has toughened up regulations on outsourced pharmaceutical co...
by So Jae-hyeon  |  2018-03-20 16:30
Civic group calls for withdrawal of Tylenol ER from Korea
Concerns over the side effects of acetaminophen products, including Tylenol...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-03-16 09:50
Seoul to check sex crime in certifying innovative drugmakers
The government would toughen the criteria for corporate social responsibili...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-03-15 11:12
Should lung cancer screenings be included in national cancer program?
Amid the ongoing discussions on whether to include lung cancer screenings i...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-03-14 18:05
16 Korean, US NGOs criticize PhRMA’s recommendation
Sixteen nongovernment organizations from Korea and the United States critic...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-03-12 16:22
Druggists denounce regulators for eased punishment on rebates
The recent decision by the Ministry of Health and Welfare to abolish the cu...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-03-02 16:38
Seoul spent ₩2 trillion for new drug development in 7 years
The Korean government has invested a total of 1.96 trillion won ($1.8 billi...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-03-02 11:59
Pregnant trainees worried over 40-hour work limit
The upcoming workhour limit on pregnant trainee physicians has become a pro...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-03-01 11:12
MFDS revises warning label for 25 gadolinium-based contrast agent products
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it would revise the warning label...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-28 17:51
‘Bowl of pig-bone hangover soup has 3,000 mg of sodium’
A type of hangover soup has the highest sodium content among 44 food items ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-02-28 16:57
Lawmakers demand audit on health promotion agency
The National Assembly’s Health and Welfare Committee on Monday initiated a ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-02-27 11:33
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