News tagged with noise exposure

Noise distracts fish from their dinner

Using underwater speakers to play noise at levels similar to those produced by recreational speedboats, the researchers found that three-spined sticklebacks exposed to even brief noise playback made more foraging mistakes ...

Feb 28, 2011
5 / 5 (1) 0

Is your convertible damaging your hearing?

Driving convertible cars with the top open at speeds exceeding 88.5 kilometres per hour (55 miles per hour) may put drivers at increased risk of noise-induced hearing loss, according to new research published in The Journal ...

Jan 09, 2011
5 / 5 (2) 1

Restore hearing thanks to new drug

Researchers from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, have discovered that a potent new drug restores hearing after noise-induced hearing loss in rats. The landmark discovery found that injection of an agent called 'ADAC', ...

Jun 30, 2010
not rated yet 0

Which Is King Of Clubs In The Noise Stakes?

(PhysOrg.com) -- New generation thin-faced titanium golf clubs can produce sound levels nearly twice as loud as traditional steel clubs when they hit a ball, according to new research.

Sep 30, 2009
2 / 5 (1) 0

Noisy roads increase risk of high blood pressure

Traffic noise raises blood pressure. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Health have found that people exposed to high levels of noise from nearby roads are more likely to report suffer ...

Sep 09, 2009
not rated yet 0