From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestylereport.Can abuse, violence and neglect during childhood affect a person’s physical and mental health later in life?In the U.S., parents reunite with their children
Doctors have reported on the first attempts in the United States to use gene editing to help patients fight cancer.The doctors say one form of gene editing appeared to be safe when tested in three patients. But it is not
Measles may be even more dangerous than doctors had thought. Researchers reported last week that the disease destroys immunitythat the victim has developed to fight off other infections.The researchers’ findings help
Researchers in Australia say evidence is weak as to whether medicinal cannabistreatments can help with mentalillnessessuch as anxiety, depression and psychosis. They add that doctors should be very careful when decid
Nearly every U.S. medical school gives new students a white coat and a stethoscope.美国几乎每所医学院都为新生提供白大褂和听诊器。The act is part of a long tradition. But it is more than just symbolic. Medical schools still teach stethoscope s
Many studies have tied red meat food to cancer and heart disease. But are the risks big enough to stop eating foods like lamb chops and hamburgers? A team of international researchers says probably not. Their findings, p
Health experts are warning the world to prepare for a major pandemic. But the experts say they just do not know when it will strike. A special health monitoring group gave the warning to world leaders last week at the Uni
A new project in India and Uganda is aimed at helping health workers save the lives of mothers and babies with information from electronic devices. The $100 million project is funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, the Wor
From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle Report. Bees are major pollinators of fruits, vegetables and nuts. Without these helpful buzzing insects, our food supply would be in trouble. But bees can help hu
A low-cost, daily pill that combines four drugs has been tested for the first time in the United States to reduce the danger of brain or heart attacks. Researchers wanted to know if such a pill would work for low-income Am
India has banned the sale of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes. The ban is the latest and possibly biggest move against vaping. 印度已经禁止销售电子烟。该禁令是针对吸电子烟的最新以及可能最大的举措。 Vapes are electronic devices that heat liquid i
From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. Cancer is now the leading cause of death in wealthy countries. Researchers say cancer has replaced heart disease as the top killer in the industrial world
United States health officials are urging people to stop using electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes. The call to action came after such products were linked to health problems. Five deaths have also been reporte
From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. 这里是美国之音慢速英语健康和生活报道节目。 Exercise helps to keep us in good health. Doctors at the American Heart Association suggest getting at least 150 minutes of moderat
People who eat more plant-based protein may live longer than those who get more protein from meat, a Japanese study suggests. Researchers followed almost 71,000 middle-aged Japanese adults for an average of almost 20 years.
From VOA Learning English, this is the Health and Lifestyle report. 这里是美国之音慢速英语健康和生活报道。 The World Health Organization (WHO) says it is possible to defeat the disease malaria, although that is not likely to happen with t
The World Health Organization says levels of plastic in drinking water present a low risk to health, but need more research. 世界卫生组织表示,饮用水中的塑料含量对健康的风险较低,但是还需要做更多研究。 On Thursday, the WHO released a report on microplast
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a rule to require new health warnings on tobacco products. The proposed warnings would appear on individual cigarette packages and in advertising. Cigarette packs
Eczema is a type of skin condition that causes itchy, red, raised areas on human skin. The condition most often affects children, but adults can also get it. No one knows what causes eczema, and there is no cure. While it is
A recent study suggests that a poor-quality diet may increase the chances of weakness in older people. Researchers followed 2,154 older adults in the United States for four years. At the beginning of the study, the adults w
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