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Declining Children’s Happiness and Sleep Deprivation Caused by Excessive Studying

Declining Children’s Happiness and Sleep Deprivation Caused by Excessive Studying

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The biggest cause of the South Korean children’s declining happiness and sleep deprivation was “studying.” According to data released Tuesday by Sejong University professor Park Hyun-sun, students’ sense of happiness tended to decline as their grades went up, from 90.4 percent in elementary school to 84 percent in middle [...]

Less Spending on Food, More Spending on Health and Medical Care

Less Spending on Food, More Spending on Health and Medical Care

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — With a historically low birth rate and rapidly aging society, a surge in single-person households has meant that household grocery expenditures have been slashed almost by half in South Korea. According to a recent report from the Hana Institute of Finance affiliated with KEB Hana Bank that analyzed public [...]

S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

S. Korean Men and Women Have Different Reasons for Remaining Single

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — According to a recent survey, men and women in South Korea see different reasons for the recent increase in individuals who are deciding to remain single. According to a survey of 2,009 provincial residents conducted by the Gyeonggi Provincial Government, men chose the burden of childbirth and childcare, accounting [...]

S. Korea Ranks Among Top OECD Member Countries in Treatment of Cancer

S. Korea Ranks Among Top OECD Member Countries in Treatment of Cancer

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea ranks as one of the leading members among the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in the treatment of cancer, medical data showed Sunday. The 2019 Health at a Glance report released by the Paris-based organization said Asia’s fourth-largest economy had the highest five-year survival rate [...]

Stomach Removal Increases Dementia Risk for Cancer Patients

Stomach Removal Increases Dementia Risk for Cancer Patients

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has shown that if the stomach is surgically removed due to stomach cancer, the risk of developing dementia increases. A research team from Samsung Medical Center and Seoul National University made the announcement after comparing patients who underwent stomach cancer surgery between 2007 and 2012 with [...]

Korean Elementary School Student Happiness Ranks 19th Out of 22 Countries

Korean Elementary School Student Happiness Ranks 19th Out of 22 Countries

SEOUL, Nov. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has found that the level of happiness among Korean elementary school students is low compared to their peers in other countries. According to a study conducted by Save the Children, a nongovernmental organization for international relief and development and Seoul National University, the subjective happiness of [...]