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Seoul city opens website about medical tourism programs

The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Friday that it has opened a website that provides information on medical tourism programs in the city in four languages. The Medical Tour Seoul web site ( htt...

Updated : 2015.12.18 13:37

Reebok CrossFit Sentinel’s Euljiro branch to relocate to Gwanghwamun

The Euljiro branch of CrossFit gym Reebok CrossFit Sentinel will be relocating to Gwanghwamun, it said in a statement Tuesday. Established in 2012 as the second “box” of the CrossFit franchise, th...

Updated : 2015.11.17 16:17

Foods that may help prevent Alzheimer’s

While there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease -- a chronic neurodegenerative disease considered to be one of the biggest threats to South Korea’s future economy -- researchers have found tha...

Updated : 2015.11.12 18:22

Korea to speed up tech, medical regulations

The South Korean government Friday unveiled plans to ease regulations on drones and self-driving cars, paving the way for the futuristic technologies to spur related industries. The plans were given...

Updated : 2015.11.06 10:34

3-4 shots of soju a day can help prevent strokes: experts

A few shots of soju, the most popular liquor in South Korea, a day can significantly lower the risk of strokes among males, a team of lcoal researchers said Friday. According to the team of neurolog...

Updated : 2015.11.06 10:31

Smartphones may ruin your eyes

South Korea is one of the world’s most connected countries, with more than 80 percent of the population owning smartphones as of this year. But spending too much time with smart devices can be a ser...

Updated : 2015.10.29 17:58

Korea, U.S. to launch precision medicine cohort

Officials from Ministry of Health & Welfare, KNIH, U.S. NIH, and NCC pose after signing a letter of intention to cooperate in precision medicine research in Washington last week. (NCC) The Korean Na...

Updated : 2015.10.23 15:23

[Graphic News] Koreans still engage in heavy drinking, smoking

Updated : 2015.10.08 19:25

Cancer leading cause of death in S. Korea in 2014: data

Cancer remained the leading cause of death in South Korea in 2014, with the death rate from the disease also rising steadily, government data showed Wednesday. A total of 75,334 people died of cance...

Updated : 2015.09.23 13:41

Koreans need to consume more meat: study

Many would think of Korean barbecue as one of the best-known -- and common -- Korean foods. But a recent study claimed that more than 70 percent of Koreans are in fact not consuming enough meat, whic...

Updated : 2015.08.27 16:49

Treating, avoiding sunburn

Lee Jong-hee Many people tan during the summer because it makes them look healthy and thin. Spending prolonged hours outside during the summer, particularly during vacation periods, results in skin ...

Updated : 2015.08.27 16:48

Summer can be vulnerable time for those with chronic conditions

While summer offers great opportunities for outdoor activities and sports, the warm weather can be a serious health threat especially to those with chronic medical conditions. According to Ewha Wom...

Updated : 2015.07.30 18:22

Just Juice for a day: a detox review

Endorsed by celebrities and health nuts around the world, the juice cleanse has become the latest trend in today’s era of fitness and organic eating. What exactly does it entail? The idea is to flu...

Updated : 2015.07.22 17:03

How robotic surgery can contribute to women’s health

The idea of undergoing a surgical procedure for the first time can be overwhelming for many, especially for those who are afraid of surgical scars and post-surgery pain, which are very often unavoida...

Updated : 2015.07.16 18:42

Healthcare workers worried about hospital-acquired infections: poll

Nearly two-thirds of South Korean healthcare workers are worried about hospital-acquired infections, a poll showed Tuesday. According to the survey, 65.3 percent of doctors, nurses, pharmacists and ...

Updated : 2015.07.14 09:35