UPDATE : Friday, June 5, 2020
NHIS head slams health ministry’s incompetence
The head of the state-run company managing national health insurance in Kor...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2018-06-22 15:43
‘Korea has vast amount of unutilized healthcare data’
Since 2016, the Fourth Industrial Revolution has become a buzzword in Korea...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-06-22 14:15
Government resumes Lipiodol pricing talks with Guerbet Korea
The government will resume price negotiations for contrast medium Lipiodol ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-06-20 12:01
‘It costs 170 million won per physician to run hospitalist system’
Medical institutions in Korea spend 151 million won ($137,904) per physicia...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-06-15 15:56
‘42% of N. Korean defectors suffer from somatization’
About 42 percent of North Koreans who have defected to the South are suffer...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-06-15 14:43
Big Tobacco rebuts Seoul’s warning against heat-not-burn cigarettes
Philip Morris' IQOS and British American Tobacco's Glow Foreign t...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-06-12 11:19
Medical students support lifting abortion ban
Medical school students in Korea announced that they supported a recent pet...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-06-08 16:27
Seoul complements health insurance system to prevent foreigners’ exploitation
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday it has revised the health ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-06-07 17:54
Study finds heat-not-burn cigarettes no less harmful than ordinary cigarettes
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety Thursday dispelled the misconception o...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-06-07 15:41
Biggest life concern for Koreans is health, survey finds
A new survey shows that out of a variety of life stressors, a whopping 57 p...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-06-04 16:02
Cigarette pack warning labels effective on teens: KCDC
The graphic warning labels slapped onto cigarette packages since 2016 are p...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-06-01 15:17
WHO recognizes NHIS's fight against tobacco
National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) said Thursday that it has received...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-05-31 17:47
Stick-on fever indicators to be available at supermarkets
Stick-on fever indicators that change colors according to body temperatures...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2018-05-28 15:59
Abortion ban on Constitutional Court’s review in 6 years
Six years after upholding abortion ban, the Constitutional Court is reviewi...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-05-25 15:50
Why do doctors oppose Mooncare?
Members of the KMA march towards the Blue House as part of the anti Mooncar...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-25 14:08
Involuntary psychiatric admissions fell since law revision
After Korea revised the law to curb involuntary hospitalizations of people ...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-05-24 15:54
Marriages, births in March dip to historic low
The number of marriages and births is dropping despite the government spend...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-23 16:25
Korea keeps high blood pressure standard at 140/90 mmHg
The Korean Society of Hypertension set forth guidelines that maintained hig...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-21 12:12
Refusals of off-label drugs spiked last year
Government regulators’ refusals of off-label drugs surged last year. Off-la...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-05-17 15:23
Ministry approves Korea’s first AI-based medical device
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Wednesday that it has approved VU...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-05-16 16:04
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