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Korea to invest ₩500 billion in developing new drugs
The government said it would invest 500 billion won ($442 million) in devel...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-09-28 11:42
Anticorruption law reduces solicitations, hampers academic activity
Almost a year after the Act on Prohibiting Improper Solicitation and Graft,...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-27 16:36
Paternity leaves rare among male officials responsible for boosting birthrate
Only 2.8 percent of male officials at the Ministry of Health and Welfare (M...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-25 17:22
Korean healthcare exports, jobs increase in H1
Korean healthcare industry saw a 13.4 percent growth in exports and added 2...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-25 15:04
People should raise awareness to increase heart arrest survival rate
Ordinary citizens need to raise their awareness about cardiopulmonary resus...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-09-22 18:02
‘Greater understanding of vaccine safety needed’
Only 51.9 percent, or 227,600 of 438,800, of girls born in 2004-2005 were v...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-09-22 17:46
Large hospitals enthusiastic about ‘15-minute consultation’ program
Large university hospitals have shown strong enthusiasm toward the governme...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-22 15:42
KCDC sets interim guidelines for polio vaccine shortage
Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) announced measures ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-09-21 18:18
Carcinogen found on some medicinal herbs
Research conducted by Seoul Institute of Health and Environment (SIHE) foun...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-09-21 11:32
Health minister communicates with public to calm down fiscal concerns
Amid mounting concerns among political and medical communities about how to...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-20 15:23
Regulators report insects found in infusion solutions
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) has received reports from the E...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-09-20 12:37
Government to control ‘actual medical expense insurance’
The government will move to control “actual medical expense insurance” by e...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-19 17:01
Korea’s plan to fight TB full of blind spots: experts
To shake off the shameful image of South Korea having the highest incidence...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-19 11:49
Detailed state program for dementia patients rolled out
The Moon Jae-in government has rolled out details of the state program for ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-18 16:19
State-run medical research poorly managed: lawmaker
The state-run Korea Health Industry Development Institute has squandered th...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-09-18 15:17
‘Mooncare’ needs budget of W34.6 trillion, think tank says
The so-called “Moon Jae-in care,” or a drastic plan by President Moon Jae-i...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2017-09-18 10:22
Experts call for overhauling bio industry promotion policy
Before the announcement of the “third draft to enhance biotechnology,” expe...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-09-15 15:39
US agency okays new treatment for relapsed lymphatic cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted accelerated approva...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2017-09-15 12:23
‘Social service corps’ to integrate care of seniors, children
As low birthrate and population aging emerge as social problems, the public...
by Yang Geum-deok  |  2017-09-15 12:10
Conflict between healthcare workers intensifies over medical device use
There is one conflict observed only in South Korea and not in any other cou...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2017-09-14 18:42
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