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Calls for Postpartum Depression Treatment Intensifying as Horrifying Infant Killings Shock the Nation

Calls for Postpartum Depression Treatment Intensifying as Horrifying Infant Killings Shock the Nation

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Cases of maternal filicide (the killing of a child by their own parent) have raised shock, outrage, and concern across the nation. A large number of the “murders” are open-and-shut cases in that the mothers voluntarily called the police and 119 (emergency services) after causing the deaths of their children. What [...]

Antibiotics Prescription for Infants Much Higher in South Korea: Report

Antibiotics Prescription for Infants Much Higher in South Korea: Report

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean infants are prescribed antibiotics in much higher frequency than those in other countries, the latest research report said Thursday, confirming concerns in the medical community of serious misuse that could hurt the immune system.  The results show South Korean toddlers on average are prescribed antibiotics 3.41 times [...]

Sleep-Deprived Nation: Even Infants Sleeping Less in Korea

Sleep-Deprived Nation: Even Infants Sleeping Less in Korea

SEOUL, Feb.19 (Korea Bizwire) – While Korea is known for a sleep-deprived adolescent and adult population, research shows that even Korean infants are not sleeping very well. Professor Ahn Young-min at Eulji Hospital’s Pediatrics Department conducted a joint research project with a team at Philadelphia Children’s Hospital. The researchers compared the sleeping hours of 30,000 [...]