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Study Shows Visceral Fat Can Increase Risk of Depression Among Women

Study Shows Visceral Fat Can Increase Risk of Depression Among Women

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study conducted by South Korean researchers has revealed that visceral fat increases the risk of depression among women. Prof. Cho Sung-jun and his team at Seoul National University Hospital studied the relationship between visceral fat and depression by looking into 7,238 patients who received treatment at the [...]

Half of Working Moms in S. Korea Make Less than 2 mln Won per Month

Half of Working Moms in S. Korea Make Less than 2 mln Won per Month

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that 49.1 percent of female salaried employees living with a child under 18 years of age were paid less than 2 million won (US$1,773) per month. Compared to all salaried employees, 10.8 percent more working moms made less than 2 million won per month. [...]

Constellation Brands to Invest $100 Million in Women-Led Start-Ups by 2028

Constellation Brands to Invest $100 Million in Women-Led Start-Ups by 2028

VICTOR, N.Y., Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today that Constellation Brands Ventures (CBV), the company’s corporate venture capital group, intends to invest $100 million in female-founded or female-led businesses in the beverage alcohol space and adjacent categories by 2028 through a new [...]

Report Shows Deteriorating Health of N. Korean Infants, Mothers

Report Shows Deteriorating Health of N. Korean Infants, Mothers

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the prolonged international sanctions on North Korea, the health of the North’s infants and pregnant women is in a very vulnerable state, a South Korean government think tank said Tuesday. The Seoul-based Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs said in a report that North Korea’s maternal mortality [...]

Only 3 out of 10 Unwed Women Say “Marriage is Necessary”

Only 3 out of 10 Unwed Women Say “Marriage is Necessary”

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – A new survey has found that fewer South Koreans are clinging to the traditional notion that marriage is a necessity. According to statistics provided by a group of experts who advise the Presidential Committee on Ageing Society and Population Policy, the ratio of people who thought that “marriage was something that [...]

More Women Suffering Postnatal Depression: Data

More Women Suffering Postnatal Depression: Data

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of women suffering from postnatal depression more than doubled over the past two years, with less than half of those affected receiving treatment for the mood disorder, an opposition lawmaker said Friday, citing government data. Choi Do-ja, a lawmaker of the minor opposition Bareunmirae Party, said 68,972 [...]