2011年 8月 10日, 星期三 - 格林尼治标准时间12:37

Indonesian Track Therapy 印尼铁轨治疗法

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文字稿

People suffering from various ailments in Indonesia's capital Jakarta have been using an unusual and potentially deadly therapy.

They claim lying on train tracks allows an electric current to pass through their bodies curing a variety of illnesses.

The trains are in fact powered by overhead lines.

Despite this, and the obvious dangers, some people believe it is the best and most affordable remedy.


中文文字稿

在印度尼西亚首都雅加达,有些被疾病缠身的人们为了解除病痛,求救于一种不寻常甚至于可能会造成死亡的治疗方法。

据他们称,躺在铁轨上,让电流通过他们的身体将解除身上的各种病痛。

事实上,火车的电能都来自于架空电力线路。

尽管有着如此明显的危险,也有人相信这是最有效的和最便宜的疗法。

词汇

ailments: 疾病

therapy: 治疗,疗法

claim: 声称

curing: 治疗

remedy: 治疗法,药方

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ailments / therapy / claim / curing / remedy

1
They _________ to be a variety of different nationalities and speak English with a foreign accent.

2
New European Union rules have come into force banning hundreds of traditional herbal _______________.

The EU law aims to protect consumers from possible damaging side-effects of over-the-counter herbal medicines.

3
It also showed that many chose the wrong drugs to tackle common _________.

4
Music __________ can be used to improve treatment of depression, at least in the short term, say researchers in Finland.

5
Church-appointed doctors agreed that there was no medical explanation for the _______ of the nun.

答案

1
They claimed to be a variety of different nationalities and speak English with a foreign accent.

Source: 按键 Police warn about 'con artists' duping motorists on M74

2
New European Union rules have come into force banning hundreds of traditional herbal remedies.

The EU law aims to protect consumers from possible damaging side-effects of over-the-counter herbal medicines.

Source: 按键 New EU regulations on herbal medicines come into force

3
It also showed that many chose the wrong drugs to tackle common ailments.

Source: 按键 Researchers take US temperature via Twitter

4
Music therapy can be used to improve treatment of depression, at least in the short term, say researchers in Finland.

Source: 按键 Music therapy may help depression

5
Church-appointed doctors agreed that there was no medical explanation for the curing of the nun.

Source: 按键 Pope paves way to beatification of John Paul II

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