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Korean College Students Drink Alcohol for Wrong Reasons

Korean College Students Drink Alcohol for Wrong Reasons

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Collegians who are depressed or stressed out try to find solace in drinking, which exacerbates their mental conditions and perpetuates a cycle of deterioration, a study said Thursday, indicating a different perspective is needed to solve campus drinking problems.  The latest health and social welfare review from the Korea [...]

Shift Workers Sleep Deprived; Drink, Smoke More: Survey

Shift Workers Sleep Deprived; Drink, Smoke More: Survey

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Workers who have to put in shifts at irregular hours are more deprived of sleep and more prone to smoking and drinking than people who do regular daytime duties, a survey showed Tuesday. The findings, released by Professor Song Yoon-mi of Samsung Medical Center, said women in their 50s [...]

Six out of 10 Cancer Patients Drink During Treatment: Study

Six out of 10 Cancer Patients Drink During Treatment: Study

SEOUL, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Six out of 10 cancer patients with experience of drinking still consume alcohol during treatment, a study showed Thursday.  According to the study conducted by Koh Hyun-young of Samsung Medical Center, 546 out of 906 people, or 60.3 percent, said that they have drank alcohol after being diagnosed with [...]

Alcohol Consumption Survey Spotlights Excessive Drinking among Korean Youth

Alcohol Consumption Survey Spotlights Excessive Drinking among Korean Youth

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Drinking can be fun, and when you’re young, the more the better. But a recent study conducted by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) is sounding an alarm for young Koreans and their heavy drinking culture. The survey, conducted from July 18 to August 15 with the [...]

Korean Army Promotes Healthy Drinking Culture

Korean Army Promotes Healthy Drinking Culture

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – If there’s one thing Koreans are infamous for, it’s a no-holds-barred drinking culture. Bombs (usually soju and beer) after bombs, bar-hopping from one venue to another – drinking is undoubtedly one of the most popular social activities in Korea. With a long-overdue newfound appreciation of alcohol’s apparent downsides, affecting [...]