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HEALTH NEWS KOREA in 1999



Foreign pharmaceutical firms dominate special drug market...1999/12/30
Smoking lawsuits...1999/12/28
Thank you note...1999/12/24
What causes varicose and spider veins?...1999/12/23
Ilyang Pharm. licenses ulcer medicine to Canadian firm...1999/12/17
'Dogong' generates healing power...1999/12/16
What is seborrheic dermatitis?...1999/12/16
Korean-Americans give $2.5 mil. in aid to N. Korea this year...1999/12/15
Senile dementia challenges rapidly aging Korean society; Amid complaints about lack of social care, experts present new alternative called 'group home'...1999/12/13
Pulmuone sets up gene testing center...1999/12/12
Punishments for drug sales to minors to be stiffened...1999/12/10
Silent and moving meditations...1999/12/09
Korean research team develops world's first DNA AIDS vaccine...1999/12/08
Veterans exposed to Agent Orange feel agony, frustration; U.S. soldiers served in Korea also struggle to get recognized as defoliant victims...1999/12/06
KFDA suspends manufacture of albumin injections...1999/12/04
Two Viagra smugglers arrested...1999/12/03
Stress usually root cause of impotence...1999/12/02
U.S. not a model...1999/12/02
Ginseng growers in uphill battle with foreign pharmaceutical giant...1999/12/01

Local pharmaceutical firm develops comprehensive cancer test kit...1999/11/30
Government-funded junk science?...1999/11/26
pro-Pyongyang group official asks to visit N.K. for medical treatment...1999/11/25
Lumbago from 'loss of virility...1999/11/25
Alleged victims of defoliant Agent Orange come forward...1999/11/22
Il-Yang Pharm. names founder as honorary chairman...1999/11/19
KFDA to launch council on genetically engineered food...1999/11/19
Pyongyang blasts U.S. for Agent Orange scandal...1999/11/18
Neck is often source of shoulder pain...1999/11/18
Soothing skin psoriasis and scaly patches...1999/11/18
Report finds impotence may be warning of heart disease...1999/11/13
Korean scientist regenerates damaged brain neurons in rats...1999/11/11
Oriental medicine can help relieve lower back problems, herniated discs...1999/11/11
Third cholera patient discovered this year...1999/11/10
Tragedy calls for social change...1999/11/09
Turf battle over herbal medicine enters new round...1999/11/08
Spinal Disease Center features hi-tech diagnostic equipment...1999/11/08
Chuna, chuna-drug therapies report high cure ratios for disc, joint diseases...1999/11/08
Treating patients with spinal diseases...1999/11/08
Food safety watchdog strengthens control on eateries after bar blaze...1999/11/06
Civic groups call for recall of genetically modified tofu...1999/11/05
Cures for cold weather shoulder pains...1999/11/04
Sales of B. M. Gel and Viagra going opposite ways...1999/11/03

The link between stress and skin problems...1999/10/28
Relief for diarrhea sufferers...1999/10/28
Bell Foundation to send $525,000 in medical aid to N.K....1999/10/25
Cha Hospital symposium examines future of alternative medicine...1999/10/25
In psychodrama, patients reveal pain, hidden desires to audience...1999/10/23
U.S.-made hemophilia treatment to be tested for future import...1999/10/22
Smoking is really bad for your skin, too...1999/10/21
To beat a fever, fight fire with fire...1999/10/21
Gov't pushes for S-N joint probe into malaria next year...1999/10/09
Gov't to ease regulations to activate food recall system...1999/10/08
Korean firms catching up in global battle to build, enhance brand equity...1999/10/04
Nation's first muscle cell bank opens...1999/10/01

[Alternative medicine] Harness the power of music for health...1999/09/23
Government adopts final plan for prescription drug system...1999/09/18
Seoul police suspected of entrapment in drug busts...1999/09/18
Dancing yourself to health...1999/09/16
Stomach disorders and stress...1999/09/14

LG Chemicals likely to stage a strong performance...1999/09/14

Korea to introduce GMO labeling by year's end...1999/09/10

Poor diet can cause depression, paranoia...1999/09/09

Pharmacists may sue KFDA over Viagra sales...1999/09/09

Advisory committee proposes grad schools for law, medicine...1999/09/08

N.K. version of Viagra to hit shelves of South pharmacists...1999/09/08

Who is in control?...1999/09/08

Four members of medical aid group enter N.K....1999/09/04

'No Viagra without wife's consent,' column says...1999/09/04

Eating well is the best medicine...1999/09/02

Doctors, pharmacists and Viagra...1999/09/02

Potential misuses of Viagra...1999/09/01

Viagra approved in Korea amid mixed responses...1999/08/30

Abdominal massage removes toxins from body, soothes nagging pain...1999/08/26

Five nabbed for smuggling narcotics from Cambodia...1999/08/25

Chung Kyung-wha releases new album: Violinist to tour six cities next month for promotion...1999/08/16

Getting rid of your pimples...1999/08/12

Local hospital boasts first success in new test-tube technology...1999/08/11

New drugs vital for our future...1999/08/10

Recent flooding brings return of water-borne diseases...1999/08/05

Harvest 'metal energy' to improve health...1999/08/05

Pfizer plans to become top drug maker in global sales by 2001...1999/08/05

Viagra sales delayed as doctors, pharmacists fight over sales right...1999/07/30

Earth energy, mediating force in body...1999/07/29

Reemergence of Korean malaria...1999/07/29

Medical Doctors Oppose Division of Prescription, Drugs Dispensing...1999/07/27


Foreign Drugs Companies Accept Pricing Scheme...1999/07/26


Lento Corp. Introduces 2nd Generation Hula-Hoops...1999/07/26


IVI Chief Vows Fight Against Children Disease...1999/07/23


Seoul Seeks to Join Hands With Pyongyang in Anti-Malaria Campaign...1999/07/18


Integration of Health Insurance Postponed...1999/07/13


Smokers Set to File Suits Following US Verdict...1999/07/09


Population Policy Centers on Raising Living Standards...1999/07/04


Smoking to Cause 6 Tril. Won in Health Damages This Year ...1999/07/02


Asan Medical Center Opens 2-Day Seminar on Alternative Medicine...1999/07/01


Foreign Companies Refusing to Adopt Drug-Pricing Scheme...1999/06/30


Expensive Medical Equipment Raising Health Care Costs ...1999/06/29


P&G Korea to Provide `Free Cutie Super Premium' to 8,000 Mothers...1999/06/29


Saudi Arabia to Hire 700 Korean Nurses...1999/06/24


Opponents Calling for Review of Health Insurance Integration...1999/06/22


Inter-Korean Project Pushed to Prevent Malaria in DMZ...1999/06/21


Blood Donors Fall 7.8 Pct, Causing Worries About Supply...1999/06/17


KFDA Holds 2-Day Int'l Seminar on Food Safety...1999/06/16


Committee Set Up to Tackle Division of Medical Roles...1999/06/15


Ginko Nuts, Leaves Harbor Curative Power...1999/06/11


Quick Temper & `Poktan-ju'...1999/06/10


Dioxin Scandal May Lead to Trade Friction...1999/06/09


Gov't Unable to Handle `Dioxin Scare'...1999/06/07


Y2K Laggards to Face Punishment...1999/06/06


Taekwondo...1999/06/03


New Regulations to Prompt Imports of Foreign Drugs...990602


Campaign Starts to Declare 2,000 Buildings Smoke-Free...990528


Bamboo is Mysterious Bio Stimulant...990526


`Much Needs to Be Changed to Better Women's Situation'...990525


Hotels Race to Woo Early Summer Heat Quenchers...990525


Hot Debate Arising Over Motion to Legalize Eating of Dog Meat...990523


Pets vs Edible Dogs...990520





Health-Related Levies on Cigarettes to Rise 5-Fold...990520


Global Cooperation in Health Urged...990519


Hospital Workers Call for Release of Union Leader...990517


Smoking Rate of Korean Youth Highest in World...990512


Red Cayenne Pepper Paste Prime Source for Diating...990512


Hospital Managers Opposing Separation of Medical Roles...990511


Kimchi, Milk and then... `One-Long-Pong!'...990504


Korean Children Adopted by Foreigners on Increase...990504



Salaried Workers Losing Patience...990503


Pres. Kim Adopts 'Productive Welfare'to Policy Ideology...990502


Korea -Still `Expat Hell'...990429


Miraculous Curative Properties of Gemstone Sudatoriums...990428


Wormwood Leaves and Cakes Ancient Symbols of Immortality...990414


Timely Move Essential for Survival in Internet Biz: Cisco Pres. Chambers...990409


Water-Soluble Pure Chitosan Developed...990407


Medicine Trade With North Korea...990407







Bat Brew Brings About Eternal Youth, Immortality...990331


Hungry N.Korean Refugees Flee to China in River of Human Misery...990330


Productive Mulled Welfare System...990319


Prudential Life Promotes Community Health...990318


Pining for Longevity, Purity, and Clarity of Mind...990317


Probed Eyed on Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals...990316


Kim Hints at Dismissal of Problematic Ministers...990316


Plan for Full-Blown Pension System Comes Under Threat ...990305


Korean Pharmaceutical Future Promising ...990303





Garlic, Royal Stimulant For Beauty and Desire ...990303


A Look at Choson's Drinking Culture ...990301


US PHARMA Due Here for Fact-Finding Trip...990228


Korean Readers Tap Into Mozart Effect...990225


Kim Reprimands Health-Welfare Minister for Sloppy Handling of Nat'l Pension Bill...990222


44 Pct of Koreans Feel More Dejected After IMF...990221


`Korea Insam' to Fuel Export Growth in New Millennium...990217


ROK, US Run Into Collision in Trade...990203


Justice Prevails Where There Is No Child Abuse...990107


Should We Let Them Die?...990105


More Foreigners to Be Offered Medical Insurance From This Week...990104




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