UPDATE : Monday, December 10, 2018
Marriages, births in March dip to historic low
The number of marriages and births is dropping despite the government spend...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-23 16:25
Korea keeps high blood pressure standard at 140/90 mmHg
The Korean Society of Hypertension set forth guidelines that maintained hig...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-21 12:12
Refusals of off-label drugs spiked last year
Government regulators’ refusals of off-label drugs surged last year. Off-la...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-05-17 15:23
Ministry approves Korea’s first AI-based medical device
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said Wednesday that it has approved VU...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-05-16 16:04
HIRA opens training program for Thailand health authorities
Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA) completed a training ...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-16 15:21
How China’s scrapping of tariffs will affect Korea’s drug exports?
Korean drug exporters are paying attention to how China’s exemption of impo...
by Nam Doo-hyun  |  2018-05-16 12:14
Xenotransplantation Research Center to transplant pig’s cornea into man
Researchers at the Xenotransplantation Research Center (XRC) are planning t...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-15 14:47
‘Oriental medicine rarely potent for pregnancy’
Local government-backed Oriental medicine therapies for women with subferti...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-05-14 16:49
Korea’s suicide rate declining since 2011
Korea’s suicide rate fell in 2016 from a year earlier, with North Chungchun...
by Kwak Sung-sun  |  2018-05-14 16:29
NHIS to hold health insurance policy workshop for Ghana officials
The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) will invite around seven membe...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-05-14 15:18
Seoul to spend massive money in biohealth sector
The government said Friday it would spend 7.5 trillion won ($7 billion) to ...
by Choi Gwang-seok  |  2018-05-11 15:11
Ministry lists 10 substances on temporary narcotics list
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety released Tuesday a list of 10 substanc...
by Lee Han-soo  |  2018-05-11 14:56
Cancer patients petition for more insurance coverage for immunotherapy
Korean cancer patients are calling for the government to expand insurance c...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-05-09 15:36
Korea’s skin sensitization adopted as OECD guideline
The skin sensitization test developed by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safe...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-05-04 16:43
‘N. Korean defectors’ suicide rate triple that of S. Koreans’
North Korean defectors had a three times higher suicide rate than South Kor...
by Lee Min-ju  |  2018-05-04 15:35
N. Korea’s medical education modernized under Kim Jong-un
North Korea used to have a poor medical education system in the 1990s, espe...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-05-03 15:49
N. Korea has 3.3 doctors per 1,000 people, similar to S. Korea
Since the inter-Korean summit on Friday, healthcare experts are increasingl...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-05-02 16:30
‘German reunification in healthcare took 2 years’
Healthcare experts are paying attention to how East Germany and West German...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-05-02 15:12
‘N. Korea’s healthcare system advancing under Kim Jong-un’
North Korea’s relatively poor healthcare system is making progress under le...
by Song Soo-youn  |  2018-04-27 15:26
Birthrate fell 10% in February to hit record low
Korea’s birthrate hit a historic low in February, statistics from a governm...
by Marian Chu  |  2018-04-25 17:33
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