UPDATE : Thursday, April 9, 2020
‘Lots of victims were elderly in hospital fire in Miryang’
The fire at Sejong Hospital in Miryang, South Gyeongsang Province, which ki...
by Choi Gwang-seok and Marian Chu  |  2018-01-26 15:11
Fire at Korean hospital kills 37, injures 40
Thirty-seven people were killed and more than 40 injured in a hospital fire...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-26 11:02
Police raid doctors’ homes involved in Ewha hospital incident
The police Tuesday raided the homes of eight medical workers suspected of b...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-24 15:30
‘REM sleep behavior disorder may indicate Parkinson’s’
A Korean research team has found a new way to predict the progression of Pa...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-23 11:14
Korean women give birth at later age, use more C-sections
Korean women are giving birth later in life, and more are using a surgical ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-22 18:05
Patient bites nurse’s fingertip off, unconsciously
An unconscious patient bit off the tip of a nurse’s finger at a hospital in...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-01-22 15:02
KUMC opens world’s 1st lung cancer clinic using EGFR-mutation detection method
Konkuk University Medical Center (KUMC) opened the world’s first precision ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-19 17:18
Severance finds liver conditions can negatively influence heart function
Professor Kang Eun-seok and Lee Yong-ho A research team at Yonsei Univers...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-19 16:37
'Ewha hospital made illegal profit off injections given to 4 dead newborns’
Family members of four infants who died at Ewha Womans University Medical C...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-18 18:42
PNUH expands online AI ‘chatbot’ to improve customer service
Pusan National University Hospital (PNUH) said Tuesday it began expanded op...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-16 17:40
43 stop life-sustaining treatment with ‘well-dying’ law on way
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Tuesday that 43 terminally-ill pati...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-16 16:04
Researchers find cholesterol-lowering gene variants
A research team at Severance Hospital has found gene variants that lower ch...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-16 14:18
Poor diet among Koreans leading cause of chronic illnesses
The number of chronic illnesses such as cancer and cardiovascular disease h...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-15 18:45
Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital develops AI diagnosing pneumoconiosis
Professor Myung Jun-pyo plans to additionally apply the research team’s AI ...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-15 17:50
Newborns died of Citrobacter sepsis: police
The cause of deaths of the four newborns at Ewha Womans University Hospital...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-01-12 14:50
Korean triplets born 2 months apart for 1st time, SNUH says
A 35-year-old Korean mother has given birth to triplets two months apart, t...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-11 17:06
Obstetrician in fetal death case not guilty
An obstetrics-gynecology clinic’s doctor, who received a jail term for an a...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-01-10 15:30
Korean researchers develop new photodynamic therapy for breast cancer
New Korean research presents a new strategy for breast cancer treatment tha...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-01-08 19:13
SMC performs over 300 hybrid atrial fibrillation ablation
The Samsung Medical Center's (SMC) cardiology department said Monday th...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-01-08 16:58
Gil Medical Center develops AI, robots, IoT wards 
Local medical institutions are trying out a variety of artificial intellige...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2018-01-08 16:57
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