Friday, 26 May 2017

Korea News

  • Ophthalmocopia test, soon to be an international standard

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Korean researchers at the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) have invented a new assessment criteria that can detect ophthalmocopia, or fatigue of the eyes, when w...Read more

  • Suven granted patents for its neurodegenerative drug

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: South Korea, Canada and China, have individually granted Suven lifesciences, product patents for its neurodegenerative drug. The patents approved by South Korea and China are va...Read more

  • Embryonic stem cells remain a sticky wicket

    Korea |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment

    Dr Shinya Yamanaka and Sir John Gurdon's discovery of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) has given the world an alternative to using human embryonic stem cells for many purposes, a lot of...Read more

  • Daehee Kang: Healthcare challenges depends on a nation's economy

    Korea |  Influencers | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment

    Dr Daehee Kang, chairman, board of directors, Korean Association of Medical Colleges, and dean, Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea, is an eminent doctor and an admin...Read more

  • Dong-A Pharma gets positive trial results for Evogliptin

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: South Korea's Dong-A Pharmaceutical announced positive top-line results from its phase II clinical trial of DPP-4 inhibitor, Evogliptin (DA-1229). The multi-center phase II clin...Read more

  • Ebola crisis: North Korea to ban foreign tourists

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: With Ebola fears exacerbating, North Korea is planning to shut its doors to all foreign tourists, a move to prevent the entry of the virus into the country's borders. The deadli...Read more

  • S Korea pushes for rigorous standards in stem cell banking

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Seung-Jo Yang, a South Korean member of Parliament, has prepared a bill proposing new laws for the management and transplantation of stem cells. On September 17, the National He...Read more

  • Heartbeat reports 350% growth in emerging markets

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Heartbeat Experts, the global leader in stakeholder management solutions for the life sciences industry, has reported 350 percent year-over-year growth in emerging markets during...Read more

  • CPhl Korea to begin in Seoul from Sep 7

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Co-organised by the Korean Pharmaceutical Traders Association and the UBM EMEA, CPhl Korea will be held in Seoul from September 7 to 9, 2015 along with three other events- ICSE, ...Read more

  • SAP to offer healthcare services in Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: SAP has recently announced cooperation with major Korean companies to enhance its healthcare services across Korea. SAP targets healthcare innovation with HANA, which combines da...Read more

  • Piramal Imaging gets nod for supply, production of Neuraceq in Korea

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Piramal Imaging SA and Ci-Co Healthcare has announced that the companies have received marketing authorization by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) and the National Evi...Read more

  • Korean men more prone to osteonecrosis: Study

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: A study organized by Korea's Health Insurance Service indicated that Korean men were more prone to osteonecrosis than their female counter parts. The research findings highlighte...Read more

  • Monitoring health with a bracelet?

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Korea-based medical device developer, InBody, recently unveiled a new bracelet that can check vital health parameters and reveal the wearer's health condition. In his recent int...Read more

  • South Korea: Strengthens position using clinical research

    Korea |  Analysis | By Saptarshi Chaudhuri | 0 Comment

    The year 2012 has been particularly eventful for South Korea. Not only has the nation elected its first woman president, Ms Park Geun-hye, but has also made progress on the path to become t...Read more

  • Patients back-out from trials fearing AV consent'

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: The discussion was led by Ms Suneela Thatte, president, ISCR, and Dr Bapsy, senior consultant and head of department, oncology, Apollo Hospitals. During the discussion, Dr Bapsy...Read more

  • Korean Ministry partners with J&J

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: The Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare has recently inked a pact with Johnson and Johnson(J&J) Medical Korea to develop the medical devices industry. The partnership will...Read more

  • Korea develops drug delivery system using 3D printing

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Korean researchers have developed a new micro cello carrier using 3D printing technology for local and sustained delivery of immunosuppressive drugs. The carrier is developed wit...Read more

  • Korean pharma to acquire Danish bio-venture firm

    Korea |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: According to sources, Korea-based Bukwang Pharmaceutical is expected to acquire a Danish bio-venture firm, Contera Pharma, which has developed a new treatment for Parkinson's dis...Read more

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