If you're older than 40, you may find you need reading glasses. If you don't want to wear them, you can try holding the newspaper or book farther away, or you can download an app and train your brain to see more clearly close up. Faith Lapidus reports.
Minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery is being used around the world. Together with finer, more precise instruments, surgeons are also developing new procedures that lower discomfort and bleeding for the patient, leading to faster healing. A Chilean doctor and his team invented a new method that lowers the number of required incisions. VOA's George Putic reports.
In Kenya, about 45 percent of women between the ages of 15 and 45 have experienced physical or sexual violence. A campaign hopes to stem the tide of gender-based violence. For VOA, Lenny Ruvaga reports from Nairobi, Kenya.