UPDATE : Monday, September 7, 2020
[News Focus] Why Korea rushed to raise coronavirus threat level to highest
The Korean government recently lifted the alert level to the highest in the...
by Special Reporting Team  |  2020-02-28 15:01
[New Year Special] Natural stomach drugs get popular after ranitidine ban
In the wake of the ranitidine recall, other antiulcer “tidine-class” drugs,...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2020-01-07 16:12
[New Year Special] Investors vulnerable to risky biotech business
President Moon Jae-in announced in May that the government would designate ...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2020-01-02 17:35
Medical info kiosk lends a helping hand for foreign patients
It's not easy navigating a foreign city even if the purpose of the visi...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2020-01-01 05:27
Work hour limit reduces trainee doctors’ time to prepare for specialist exam
The law capping the maximum weekly work hours to 80 for trainee doctors has...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-31 13:33
MSD’s monitoring causes stir for alleged violation of physicians’ privacies
For MSD Korea, 2019 was an embarrassing year.The company’s self-assurance p...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-31 12:40
Gore agrees to supply artificial blood vessels for children
W.L. Gore & Associates, the sole provider of artificial vessels used in hea...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-31 10:29
Allergan shrouded in controversy for rare cancer-causing breast implants
Allergan caused a hot controversy this year after worries that its artifici...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-12-31 10:20
Korea Biomedical Review’s ‘Top 20’ news
By most accounts, 2019 was another memorable year for Korea’s medical and b...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2019-12-31 10:17
Korea’s biopharmaceutical technology exports top ₩8 trillion won
This was a good year for Korean biopharmaceutical companies in licensing ou...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-12-30 15:26
Industry welcomes legislation of advanced regenerative bio act
The National Assembly finally passed the "Act on Safety and Support for Adv...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-12-30 11:56
Court puts brakes on insurers’ reckless suits against hospitals
A Seoul court stopped indemnity insurance companies from indiscriminately f...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-30 11:35
Anti-abortion law nullified after 66 years
The Constitutional Court ruled that the provisions governing the punishment...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-30 06:52
Physicians who died at work
The Korean medical community started the year 2019 began with sad news. Yoo...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-29 11:03
Multinational pharmaceuticals' rush to merge face union backlash in Korea
Large multinational pharmaceutical companies have recently announced acquis...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-29 10:54
Samsung BioLogics caught red-handed destroying evidence
Samsung BioLogics and Samsung Bioepis were not free from suspicion and cont...
by Jeong Sae-im  |  2019-12-28 12:17
Medical research ethics tarnished by scandal involving former justice minister’s daughter
The appointment of Cho Kuk as the minister of justice was one of the bigges...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2019-12-28 12:12
Smaller hospitals suffer from workforce shortage amid rising labor costs
Small and midsize hospitals have usually been in a difficult situation, com...
by Kim Eun-young  |  2019-12-27 15:09
‘No-Japan’ campaign cause anxiety among Japanese pharmaceutical firms
During this year, Japan's export restrictions led to a nationwide boyco...
by Kim Yun-mi  |  2019-12-27 12:08
Did Kolon Life Science intend to deceive both the government and patients?
Kolon Life Science CEO Lee Woo-sok speaks during a news conference on the s...
by Park Gi-taek  |  2019-12-26 14:19
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