UPDATE : Friday, May 25, 2018
Patients to make direct evaluations of hospitals
Korean patients, like their American and British counterparts, will directl...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-13 16:48
New food and drug safety minister calls for deregulation
President Moon Jae-in has appointed Ryu Young-jin, former head of Busan Pha...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-13 15:14
Unmet healthcare needs remain for hypertension patients
The problem of unmet healthcare needs remains unsolved for hypertension pat...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-07-13 12:53
2nd ‘hamburger disease’ victim comes forth
Another case of damage has emerged concerning the recently controversial “h...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-13 11:29
Ocular Therapeutix under probe for faulty manufacture
A U.S. law firm is looking into investor claims regarding Ocular Therapeuti...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-13 10:42
Give me rest or give me death
On Tuesday, a postman burned himself to death after his superiors changed h...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-12 17:05
Regulators reassess safety of cigarette-type antismoking aids
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) said Wednesday that it would re...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-07-12 16:28
Five major cancers’ 5-year survival rates underestimated
The popular awareness about cancer survival rates is far lower than real le...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2017-07-12 16:12
‘6th AP VALVES 2017’ opens on Aug. 16
The “6th AP VALVES 2017,” an international symposium on heart valve arthros...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-12 16:02
2 ministries to support ‘medical information exchange’
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) and the Ministry of Science, ICT ...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2017-07-12 12:07
Korean team becomes world’s 1st to decode red bat’s genome
UNIST Professor Park Jong-hwa and researchers at the Korean Genomics Indust...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-12 11:46
Ministry approves 1st domestic gene therapy product
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Wednesday it granted approval to ...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-12 11:42
Jeil Pharmaceutical gets European approval for antibiotics
The European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines (EDQM) has approved J...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-12 10:55
How do clinical trials affect stock prices of pharmaceutical giants?
Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and Merck, Sharp and Dohme (MSD), a subsidiary o...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-12 10:48
Castleman’s disease patients suffer from high drug prices
Recently, some therapies for a small number of patients, including Ibrance ...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2017-07-11 17:00
Bullet trains change large hospitals’ bottom lines
Korea Train eXpress (KTX) has shortened the Seoul-Busan travel time to two ...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2017-07-11 16:30
What makes Caesarean sections prevalent in Korea?
If delivering a baby is never easy even for girls in their prime, it should...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-11 12:07
NHIS offers 10-day training course on health insurance
The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) started the “14th Training Cou...
by Constance Williams  |  2017-07-11 12:03
BMS extends use of Sprycel to treat leukemia patients
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Monday approved Bristol-Myers Squibb’...
by Marian Chu  |  2017-07-11 10:36
Ildong’s 1st new drug to get conditional insurance benefits
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Committee has approved the chronic hepatitis B ...
by Lee Hye-seon  |  2017-07-10 18:26
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