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Health Authorities Publish Guidelines on HIV Treatment

Health Authorities Publish Guidelines on HIV Treatment

SEOUL, Dec. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency announced Thursday that new guidelines on treating human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients have been published. The guide includes eight recommendations for the healthcare workers, caretakers, and other related personnel. On the patient’s right to health, the guide proclaims that all patients have [...]

Patients with Diabetes for Longer Duration Have a Higher Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

Patients with Diabetes for Longer Duration Have a Higher Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has shown that the people with diabetes for longer periods of time have a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Rhee Sang-youl, a professor at Kyung Hee University Hospital, revealed on Thursday that this fact was confirmed after analyzing the correlation between the duration of diabetes [...]

Gov’t Intervenes in Purchase and Supply of Rare Essential Medicines

Gov’t Intervenes in Purchase and Supply of Rare Essential Medicines

SEOUL, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The government will take on a major role in the purchase and supply of rare essential medication as part of efforts to alleviate the inconvenience faced by those suffering from uncommon and hard-to-cure diseases. Without the government’s direct involvement, such patients often have to wait for a significant period [...]