UPDATE : Friday, July 10, 2020
State agency uncovers new synthetic hemp
The National Institute of Food and Drug Safety Evaluation (NIFDS) said that...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-29 16:08
Doctors’ group angered by imprisonment of members for misdiagnosis
Three doctors were sentenced to prison terms for making misdiagnosis and ca...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-10-26 15:42
Less than half of foreign applicants pass state medical exam
More than half of applicants who graduated foreign medical schools fail to ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-10-24 16:47
Korea 3rd favorite country among foreign medical tourists
International medical tourists have ranked Korea at third place in the list...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-10-24 11:44
Health industry group sends delegation to Russia
The Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) has dispatched a he...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-24 10:52
Seoul to revise standards for hospitals treating foreign patients
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Tuesday it plans to amend the evalu...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-23 16:07
Grisly murder reignites debate over leniency on ‘mentally, physically weak’
More than 874,000 people had signed a petition on the Cheong Wa Dae website...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-22 17:12
Ministry designates 2-Oxo-PCE as temporary narcotics
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) announced Monday that it would ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-22 13:32
Korea’s healthcare exports up 30 pct. in H1
South Korea’s exports of products in the healthcare sector surged 30.9 perc...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2018-10-19 11:46
‘Korea needs to toughen crackdown on illegal brokers for medical tourism’
The government should enhance the punishment of illegal brokers who bring i...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-10-17 15:28
Global family medicine doctors to issue ‘Seoul Declaration’ at WONCA 2018
The World Organization of Family Doctors said Tuesday that it would announc...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-17 15:03
Relaxing requirement for innovative drugmakers will benefit Samsung, SK’
A revision bill to ease requirements for the state designation of innovativ...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-10-17 14:38
Former Park administration squandered ₩5.9 billion for overseas medical project
The government’s project to expand Korean medical institutions overseas and...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-10-17 11:31
Lawmakers rebuke poor follow-up steps of hypertension drug recall
Members of the National Assembly’s Health and Welfare Committee criticized ...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2018-10-16 12:07
Lawmaker bashes MFDS for loose inspection
A lawmaker criticized the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety for its crude in...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-15 18:00
Harmful food, drugs rampant in online shopping malls
Online shopping malls are neglecting the steady increase in illegal foreign...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-15 15:37
Seoul announces end of MERS crisis
Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) announced Monday th...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-15 14:51
‘Korea’s treatment guidelines for multidrug-resistant TB outdated’
South Korea’s guidelines for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculo...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-10-12 11:12
Patient group calls for government steps to eliminate ghost surgery
The Korea Alliance of Patients Organizations (KAPO) Wednesday urged the gov...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-10-10 18:21
Physicians to root out ghost surgeries
Under severe criticism for a recent series of ghost surgeries, the medical ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-10-10 13:48
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