UPDATE : Monday, April 22, 2019
Argentina set to simplify registering process of Korean medicines
Korean pharmaceutical companies will benefit from shorter and simpler proce...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-26 17:39
Artificial blood vessel provider to withdraw from Korea
Artificial blood vessels, which are indispensable for the surgery of childr...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-26 15:45
FDA restricts use of codeine, tramadol on children
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Thursday advised against the us...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-04-21 16:11
Juvenile diabetics left out in blind spots of school healthcare
An increasing number of young students are suffering from Type 1 diabetes, ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-04-20 19:50
‘Prepare for epidemics through public-private collaboration’
“Emergency is not the time to be exchanging business cards,” said a U.S. he...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-20 11:00
How many Korean medical theses ranked in world’s top 1%
Korea has been ranked at the 15 place in the world by having about 3,600 me...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-04-19 18:42
NHIS under fire for lax management of employee loans
Koreans have long called state enterprises and public corporations “gods’ w...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-18 18:30
Some pharmacies stick to tobacco sale despite public criticism
“Give the disease and offer the remedy,” an old Korean saying goes, which i...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-04-18 16:54
WWII sex slaves – and their children – suffer from lifelong trauma
Korean sex slaves, forced into prostitution at Japanese military brothels d...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-17 11:06
Workshop discusses ‘personalized medicine’ in depth
Korean and Italian pathological experts agreed on the need Tuesday for maki...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-04-13 17:27
Insurance coverage of immunotherapeutic anticancer drug gains momentum
Much to the relief of cancer patients, the moves toward the insurance cover...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2017-04-13 16:50
MFDS discloses more medicine info for better consumer access
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety식품의약품안전처(MFDS) will expand the range of...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-04-12 16:15
Korea, Italy to strengthen ties in ‘personalized medicine’ area
Medical doctors and professors from Korea and Italy exchanged views on “per...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-04-11 16:20
Presidential front-runner pledges active support for drug industry
Democratic Party’s presidential candidate Moon Jae-in문재인 has vowed he would...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-11 11:57
Korea’s healthcare educational material picked as manual for WHO’s West Pacific chapter
The educational material for Community-based Primary Care Project, made by ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-04-10 11:43
Research sheds light on thyroid cancer diagnosis controversy
Amid the continuing dispute over the over-diagnosis and overtreatment of th...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-07 12:41
FDA allows 23andMe to sell gene tests telling risks of 10 diseases
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Friday approved 23andMe to market the...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-07 11:38
Korea made 155 medical advances to 20 countries last year
Korea’s medical institutions had made 155 advances to 20 countries as of th...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-05 16:02
Ministry may introduce system to curb prices of 'blockbuster drugs'
The Ministry of Health and Welfare is considering introducing a new drug pr...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-04-04 16:34
When will Korea reach diffusion points for stem cell and gene therapy technology?
Korea will likely go ahead of Japan in reaching the diffusion point of stem...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-04-04 15:54
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