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Men More Prone to Social Isolation, Women to Loneliness: Survey

Men More Prone to Social Isolation, Women to Loneliness: Survey

SEOUL, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Men are more likely to feel socially isolated, while women are more prone to loneliness, according to a recent study conducted by one of the leading mental health experts in the nation. Led by psychiatry professor Hong Jin-pyo at Samsung Medical Center, a research team looked into the mental [...]

Male Admissions for Nursing Schools Exceed 20 Percent for 1st Time in S. Korea

Male Admissions for Nursing Schools Exceed 20 Percent for 1st Time in S. Korea

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Men have taken up more than 20 percent of admissions for nursing universities in South Korea for the first time this year, data showed Monday. According to Jongro Academy, one of the country’s leading educational institutions for college admissions, 2,249 male students entered nursing universities in 2021, accounting for [...]

S. Korean Men Turn to Knitwear for Work Despite Summer Heat

S. Korean Men Turn to Knitwear for Work Despite Summer Heat

SEOUL, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Men’s knitwear is gaining popularity despite the summer heat. Henry Cotton’s, a Kolon Industries FnC’s fashion brand for men, reported that five products among its top 10 bestsellers between July 1 and 27 were ‘Ripley Knits.’ Cambridge Members, another Kolon Industries FnC’s male fashion brand, reported a 150 percent [...]

Middle-aged Men Consume Too Many Calories, While Women in 20s Have a Caloric Deficit

Middle-aged Men Consume Too Many Calories, While Women in 20s Have a Caloric Deficit

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Middle-aged men are consuming too many calories, while women in their 20s typically consume less energy than they need. The Ministry of Health and Welfare published a report Wednesday on calorie consumption categorized by age and gender. The report, based on a study led by the Korean Nutrition Society, [...]