Tag Archive: Health & Lifestyle – Expert

Study reveals decline in sense of purpose after dementia diagnosis

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. diminish /dih-MIN-ish/ [verb ] – to reduce or be reduced in size or importance The company’s profits began to diminish after a series of unfortunate market events. diagnosis /dahy-uhg-NOH-sis/ [noun] – a judgment about what a particular illness or problem is, made after examining it The doctor provided a thorough diagnosis after conducting a series of tests and examinations. perception /per-SEP-shuhn/ [noun] – a belief or opinion, often held by many people and based on how things seem Public perception of the company improved significantly after they implemented several transparency initiatives. prone /prohn/ [adjective] – likely…
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Study finds 1 in 4 people eating healthy meals also snack unhealthily

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. supplement /SUHP-luh-ment/ [verb] – to add something to something to make it larger or better The athlete decided to supplement his training regimen with a specialized diet to enhance his performance. preventive /pri-VEN-tiv/ [adjective] – intended to stop something before it happens The company implemented preventive security measures to safeguard sensitive data and protect against potential cyber threats. consumption / kuhn-SUHMP-shuhn/ [noun] – the amount used or eaten The government issued warnings about excessive sugar consumption due to its negative effects on health. chronic /KRON-ik/ [adjective] – (especially of a disease or something bad) continuing for…
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Prenatal Mediterranean diet boosts 2-year-olds’ abilities

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. intervention /in-ter-VEN-shuhn/ [noun] – the action of becoming intentionally involved in a difficult situation, in order to improve it or prevent it from getting worse The counselor provided an intervention for the student struggling with academic challenges, offering guidance and support. preventive /pri-VEN-tiv / [adjective] – intended to stop something before it happens Regular exercise and a healthy diet are important preventive measures against various chronic health conditions. profound /pruh-FOUND/ [adjective] – felt or experienced very strongly or in an extreme way The loss of a loved one can lead to a profound sense of grief…
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International Center for Genetic Disease and Abu Dhabi Health Department forge groundbreaking partnership in precision medicine advancements

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. diagnosis /dahy-uhg-NOH-sis/ [noun] – The identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms. The doctor’s quick and accurate diagnosis helped in the early treatment of the patient. initiative /ih-NISH-uh-tiv/ [noun] – an introductory step or move; an act that begins a process The school launched an initiative to promote environmental awareness among students. collaboration /kuh-lab-uh-REY-shuhn/ [noun] – the action of working with someone to produce or create something The collaboration between scientists from different countries led to groundbreaking research in space exploration. lead by /leed bahy/ [phrasal verb] –…
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Study shows turmeric may treat indigestion

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. medication /med-i-KEY-shuhn/ [noun] – a medicine, or a set of medicines or drugs, used to improve a particular condition or illness The doctor prescribed a new medication to help manage her chronic pain. severity /suh-VER-i-tee/ [noun] – seriousness The doctor explained the severity of the patient’s condition, emphasizing the need for prompt medical attention. viable /VAHY-uh-buhl/ [adjective] – able to work as intended or able to succeed The engineers conducted tests to ensure that the prototype was viable for mass production and distribution. comparable /KOM-per-uh-buhl/ [adjective] – similar in size, amount, or quality to something else…
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Report reveals major brands fueling Cambodia brick kilns with waste

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©Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom for Unearthed Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. pregnancy /PREG-nuhn-see/ [noun] – the state of being pregnant The doctor confirmed her pregnancy during the routine check-up. garment /GAHR-muhnt/ [noun] – a piece of clothing She designed a beautiful garment for the fashion show. scrap /skrap/ [noun] – a small leftover piece or fragment resulting from something larger that has been used, consumed, or produced After finishing the project, there were several metal scraps left on the workshop floor. regulated /REH-gyuh-lay-tuhd/ [adjective] – controlled by rules or laws The factory’s emissions were strictly monitored to ensure they complied with…
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NHS England aims to end cervical cancer by 2040

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©GETTY IMAGES Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. combat /kuhm-BAT/ [verb] – to try to stop something unpleasant or harmful from happening or increasing We must combat the spread of misinformation. comprehensive /kom-pri-HEN-siv/ [adjective] – complete and including everything that is necessary The report offers a comprehensive overview of the situation. intensify /in-TEN-suh-fahy/ [verb] – to become greater, more serious, or more extreme, or to make something do this The company decided to intensify its marketing efforts to boost sales. aspiration /as-puh-REY-shuhn/ [noun] – something that you hope to achieve Her lifelong aspiration is to become a successful novelist. systematic /sis-tuh-MAT-ik/ [adjective]…
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New Delhi struggles with severe air pollution crisis

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©Arun Thakur / AFP – Getty Images Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. detrimental /de-truh-MEN-tl/ [adjective] – causing harm or damage The detrimental effects of smoking are well-documented. vulnerable /VUHL-ner-uh-buhl/ [adjective] – able to be easily physically or mentally hurt, influenced, or attacked The elderly are vulnerable to heat-related illnesses during extreme weather conditions. irritation /ir-i-TEY-shuhn/ [noun] – a painful or sore feeling in a part of the body The pollen in the air caused irritation in her eyes. severity /suh-VER-i-tee/ [noun] – seriousness The severity of the storm led to widespread damage across the city. vitality /vahy-TAL-i-tee/ [noun] – energy and…
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Morning workouts show weight loss promise, a new study suggests

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. clinical /KLIN-i-kuhl/ [adjective] – used to refer to medical work or teaching that relates to the examination and treatment of ill people The clinical study focused on improving medical teaching methods for the thorough examination and treatment of patients. sedentary /SED-n-ter-ee/ [adjective] – involving little exercise or physical activity A sedentary job with minimal physical activity can contribute to health issues like obesity and cardiovascular problems. comprehensive /kom-pri-HEN-siv/ [adjective] – complete, including everything that is necessary The comprehensive report covered all aspects of the research, providing a complete understanding of the topic. definitive /dih-FIN-i-tiv/ [adjective] –…
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Cutting daily salt by one teaspoon lowers blood pressure

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Vocabulary: I will read the words, meanings, and sample sentences. Then, repeat after me. advocate /AD-vuh-keyt/ [verb] – to publicly support or suggest an idea, development, or way of doing something The environmentalist passionately advocates for sustainable practices to protect the planet. meticulous /muh-TIK-yuh-luhs/ [adjective] – very careful and with great attention to every detail The medical researcher conducted meticulous experiments, ensuring precise attention to every detail to obtain accurate and reliable results. avenue /AV-uh-nyoo/ [noun] – a method or way of doing something; a possibility The new dietary plan offers an avenue for individuals with hypertension, providing a method to complement traditional medication and improve overall heart health. prescribe…
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