Korean medical services operate in 20 countries: data
Wed, Apr 05, 2017 15:03
South Korean medical services have advanced into 20 countries as of 2016, g...
Korea, int'l vaccine institute to strengthen ties
Mon, Apr 03, 2017 10:02
South Korea's health ministry signed an agreement with a Seoul-based vaccin...
Hot flashes possible among young people
Fri, Mar 24, 2017 12:03
Hot flashes, a well-known symptom of menopause, can even occur among women ...
Asians with Type 2 diabetes at higher risk of cancer
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 16:56
Type 2 diabetes is closely associated with cancer among Asians, with those ...
TB infection rate remains high in 2016
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 16:54
The number of South Koreans who were newly diagnosed with tuberculosis last...
Korea confirms 19th Zika virus infection
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 16:16
South Korea has confirmed another case of the Zika virus infection, raising...
Chang Sung-goo appointed chairman of KAMS
Wed, Mar 22, 2017 16:49
Professor Chang Sung-gooChang Sung-goo, a professor of Urology at Kyung Hee...
Obesity sharply raises risk for kidney disease
Thu, Mar 09, 2017 09:57
Obesity sharply increases the risk of developing chronic kidney failure, a ...
Runners’ high in metropolis
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 14:04
Walking up the steep Gyeongnidan-gil, Itaewon-dong on an evening, you may c...
Scientists develop anti-aging stem cell technology
Fri, Dec 09, 2016 15:13
A group of South Korean scientists has developed a stem cell technique that slows down aging, the st...
Latest study links level of education to high blood pressure
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 11:43
The level of received school education matters most when it comes to reducing the risk of high blood...
Korea has 2.2 doctors per 1,000 people: data
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 10:38
South Korea had 2.2 doctors per every 1,000 people in 2014, the lowest among members of the Organiza...
Koreans with insomnia on the rise: data
Tue, Sep 27, 2016 10:29
The number of South Koreans with sleeping disorders has been increasing over the past few years, dat...
Medical expenses for diabetes treatment top 8 tln won in 2011-2015
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 16:42
Nearly 8 trillion won ($7.15 billion) was used in medical expenses for more than 11 million diabetes...
Korea, US, Japan agree to bolster cancer research
Tue, Sep 20, 2016 10:43
South Korea, the United States and Japan have agreed to cooperate to effectively treat and eventuall...