By all accounts, 2017 was an eventful year for Korea’s medical and pharmaceutical industries. The nation witnessed a North Korean soldier recuperating from multiple gunshots after his daredevil escape from the hermit kingdom and the trauma surgeon who brought him back to life, to domestic pharmaceutical companies making it big in the global market.
To give our readers firm grasp of what most worried them and drew their interests, Korea Biomedical Review has compiled its top 20 news. This year’s top news items consist of various topics ranging from the chronicles of the North Korean soldier’s defection and his recovery, to lighter subject such as pelvic beauty boom and Korea’s unique medical culture.
However, since every reader has different interests and priorities, the selected news might not cover some of our readers’ favorites. If so, please mention which article should have been chosen in the comment section below. – Ed.
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