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Study Shows Link between High-Caffeine Energy Drinks and Suicidal Thoughts in Youth

Study Shows Link between High-Caffeine Energy Drinks and Suicidal Thoughts in Youth

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – High-caffeine energy drinks that presumably give heightened awareness and attention may be promoting suicidal thoughts in youth, according to a recent study conducted by a research team from Soonchunhyang University.  The study, which was based on a 2015 online survey on youth health, analyzed energy drink consumption patterns and [...]

Kwangdong’s Vita 500 Enjoys Huge Popularity Thanks to Bribe Scandal

Kwangdong’s Vita 500 Enjoys Huge Popularity Thanks to Bribe Scandal

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – An energy drink product from Kwangdong Pharmaceutical is gaining extraordinary popularity in Korea thanks to a bribe scandal in political circles. After it was rumored that the late businessman Sung Wan-jong gave 30 million won in cash to Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo in a Vita 500 box, Koreans are showing renewed [...]