UPDATE : Thursday, August 6, 2020
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
HIRA opens training program for Thailand health authorities
Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA) completed a training ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-16 15:21
How China’s scrapping of tariffs will affect Korea’s drug exports?
Korean drug exporters are paying attention to how China’s exemption of impo...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-05-16 12:14
Xenotransplantation Research Center to transplant pig’s cornea into man
Researchers at the Xenotransplantation Research Center (XRC) are planning t...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-15 14:47
‘Oriental medicine rarely potent for pregnancy’
Local government-backed Oriental medicine therapies for women with subferti...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-05-14 16:49
Korea’s suicide rate declining since 2011
Korea’s suicide rate fell in 2016 from a year earlier, with North Chungchun...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-05-14 16:29
NHIS to hold health insurance policy workshop for Ghana officials
The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) will invite around seven membe...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-14 15:18
Seoul to spend massive money in biohealth sector
The government said Friday it would spend 7.5 trillion won ($7 billion) to ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-05-11 15:11
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