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S. Korean patient with MERS in stable condition in China

A South Korean man who was confirmed to have Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in China has remained in stable condition, according to Chinese officials and state media Sunday. Chinese health authori...

Updated : 2015.05.31 14:13

Seoul confirms 15th MERS case

Seoul confirmed its 14th and 15th Middle East respiratory syndrome cases Sunday, surpassing Qatar as the country with the fourth most MERS cases in the world. The hospital where more than 10 people a...

Updated : 2015.05.31 10:33

MERS fears grow as 13th case confirmed

South Korea reported one more confirmed case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Saturday, raising the total number of people infected with the disease to 13. The latest infected person is th...

Updated : 2015.05.30 12:46

MERS fears grow as 13th case confirmed

Chinese authorities on Friday confirmed that a South Korean traveler ― who was designated by authorities as a potential MERS patient ― had been infected with the virus, while two more cases were co...

Updated : 2015.05.29 19:05

Seoul confirms seventh MERS case

South Korea confirmed its sixth and seventh MERS cases Thursday, surpassing Iran as the country with the fifth-highest number of MERS cases in the world. The two newly confirmed cases are in a healt...

Updated : 2015.05.28 20:10

Food poisoning in spring

Food poisoning refers to infective or toxic conditions due to ingestion of foods contaminated with microorganisms, chemicals and natural toxins. More specifically, it refers to the ingestion of foods...

Updated : 2015.05.28 19:59

Korea confirms third MERS case, 64 on watch

Seoul said Thursday that three people have been infected by Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and 64 people, including health care workers and the patients’ families, are being monitored for po...

Updated : 2015.05.21 19:18

S. Korea reports 3rd confirmed case of MERS

South Korea confirmed a third case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Thursday, one day after it reported its first-ever case of the viral disease. The latest case was confirmed in a 76-year...

Updated : 2015.05.21 15:04

S. Korea mulls issuing alert against MERS

South Korea is considering raising its watch against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, health officials said Thursday, one day after the country reported its first case of the viral disease. Off...

Updated : 2015.05.21 11:53

Gov't warns of possible nicotine overdose thru use of e-cigarettes

The South Korean government warned of a possible overdose of nicotine for those who smoke electronic cigarettes Tuesday, while ordering a recall of 10 e-cigarettes over defective power cord plugs tha...

Updated : 2015.05.19 13:39

Park honors Ebola relief team

President Park Geun-hye has awarded medals to 24 health care professionals for completing a nearly three-month Ebola relief mission in Sierra Leone. “I was deeply touched to find out that so many he...

Updated : 2015.05.17 20:30

Boosting serotonin

Serotonin is also called the “happy substance” or “study substance” because it is associated with happiness and learning ability in modern people living busy lives. It also calms the mind and imp...

Updated : 2015.05.14 19:10

Authorities warn of illegal remedies for erectile dysfunction

Health authorities Thursday warned that many “natural remedies” for erectile dysfunction that are currently being sold illegally online contain sildenafil, a medication that can be purchased only wit...

Updated : 2015.05.07 20:48

Binge eating disorder (bulimia)

The desire to eat is not only driven by hunger, but also by the emotional state and psychological stress. Binge eating, which is different to anorexia where one does not eat enough food, is another c...

Updated : 2015.04.16 19:02

Bicycle imports jump 18.5 pct in three years: data

South Korea's bicycle imports rose 18.5 percent in the last three years, government data showed Sunday, fueled by the spike in people enjoying leisure and sports activities. According to data by the...

Updated : 2015.03.29 09:30