每日英語跟讀 Ep.K505: About health - Napping regularly linked to high blood pressure and stroke, study finds
People who often nap have a greater chance of developing high blood pressure and having a stroke, a large new study has found.
Study participants who typically napped during the day were 12% more likely to develop high blood pressure over time and were 24% more likely to have a stroke compared with people who never napped.
If the person was younger than age 60, napping most days raised the risk of developing high blood pressure by 20% compared with people who never or rarely nap, according to the study published Monday in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal.
The results held true even after researchers excluded people at high risk for hypertension, such as those with type 2 diabetes, existing high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep disorders and who did night-shift work.
Billion young people may be at risk of hearing loss from headphones and loud venues 10億年輕人可能因耳機和嘈雜場所而聽力受損
Around one billion young people worldwide could be at risk of hearing loss from listening to headphones or attending loud music venues, a large review of the available research estimated on Wednesday.
The analysis published in the journal BMJ Global Health looked at data from 33 studies published in English, Spanish, French and Russian over the last two decades covering more than 19,000 participants aged between 12-34.
這篇發表在「英國醫學期刊全球健康」（BMJ Global Health）的分析報告，審視過去20年來以英語、西班牙語、法語和俄語發表的33項研究數據，對象涵蓋1萬9000多名從12歲到34歲不等的受試者。
It found that 24 percent of the young people had unsafe listening practices while using headphones with devices such as smartphones. And 48 percent were found to have been exposed to unsafe noise levels at entertainment venues such as concerts or nightclubs.
Combining these findings, the study estimated that between 670 million to 1.35 billion young people could be at risk of hearing loss.
結合這些發現，該研究估計有6.7億至13.5億年輕人可能身處聽力受損風險。Source article: https://features.ltn.com.tw/english/article/paper/1533237 ; https://features.ltn.com.tw/english/article/paper/1553969